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Posted on: Jun 25, 2018

From Katz Sapper Miller:

In a 5-4 decision recently, the Supreme Court turned the sales tax world on its head by overturning South Dakota v. Wayfair. The decision reverses decades of history related to sales tax nexus and a retailer’s obligation to collect and remit tax when it sold its products across state lines. Disavowing the old physical presence standard established by Quill, the high court’s ruling now opens the door for states to impose an economic nexus standard when it comes to sales tax collection responsibilities. 

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