First Amendment Violation. Really?

The federal judge's ruling on October 25 that the North Carolina Department of Revenue cannot force Amazon.com to disclose customer information on the grounds that the state's request violates the First Amendment is incredible. For the uninformed, North Carolina asked Amazon for a list of its...

Maximizing Ohio's Sales/Use Tax Exemptions

Ohio's sales/use tax rate on purchases of taxable property and services can be quite significant, ranging from 5.75% to 7.75% . Are you taking advantage of the following broad exemptions? Leased employees provided for an indefinite period under the appropriately worded contract. Manufacturing...

No Use for Useless Stances

... This week the Senate passed something called the " Marketplace Fairness Act " [of 2013] that would basically let states force sellers who do not have a physical presence in the taxing state collect sales tax, and thereby get around all this use tax confusion. Personally, I have thought...