Tax Policy Center

Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement

State and Local Issues: TaxVox
The Senate is close to passing a bill that would let states require online and catalogue sellers to collect sales taxes on the products they sell. Congress has been struggling with this issue for decades, yet few disputes have generated as much confusion and misinformation as this one. To help
April 23, 2013Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
I’ve finally finished my income tax returns for 2011. The last task—and least pleasant—is figuring my Virginia use tax . That’s the sales tax I owe on our many out-of-state web purchases. It’s a pain to plow through 12 months of receipts to identify untaxed transactions but I do it every year,
April 3, 2012Roberton C. Williams