US Sales Taxes by State: A Guide for Canadian Book Publishers in the Post-Wayfair Era (2019)

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Our latest market guide, US Sales Taxes by State: A Guide for Canadian Book Publishers in the Post-Wayfair Era, imparts straightforward, practical information to help Canadian publishers identify sales tax rules and practices as they apply to their operations, as both are now required to remain in compliance with new state and municipal legislation in the United States. Outlining sales and use taxes at the state level from Alabama to Wyoming, this guide provides important information regarding recent changes to taxation law in the US, as well as and background on their recent tariff dispute with China. Essential reading for anyone selling books into the US—regardless if those sales are made remotely or not.

Provides up-to-the-minute information on state by state tax laws, description and explanation of key legislation as it relates to tariffs and taxation, as well as guidance on how to understand and apply taxation concepts and new tax rules. Includes information on:

  • Different sales tax regimes on a state-by-state basis;
  • Issues and arguments presented in the 2018 South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc US Supreme Court case;
  • Different types of “nexus” scenarios and how these differ from the previous physical presence standard;
  • Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement (“SSUT”) and guidance on registering for a Certified Service Provider; and
  • Other useful information.

About the Authors

Troy Elliott, CPA and Denis Chainé, CPA, CA have been working with Logan Katz since 2015 and 1994, respectively. As a leading specialist in the firm on cross-border taxation issues such as transfer pricing and multi-national profit allocation and optimization, Troy works with clients on their tax planning and compliance needs, and has extensive experience with personal and corporate taxation, corporate reorganizations, and business planning for high-tech start-ups looking to raise capital. Denis is an experienced professional who cares about people and, whenever possible, brings added benefit to those he serves by alerting them opportunities and incentives available through effective tax planning. Over the years, Denis has developed a unique expertise in the area of taxation of and benefits for individuals with disabilities and their families. Denis is a past President of the Regroupement des gens d’affaires de la capitale nationale, has served on the United Way Ottawa’s community services cabinet, and is a past Treasurer of the Association pour l’intégration communautaire de l’Outaouais.

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