California Department of Tax and Fee Administration Finally Initiates Formal Regulatory Process for Proposed Revisions to Regulation 1684.5, Marketplace Sales
In the aftermath of the decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. (2018) 138 S.Ct. 2080 (“Wayfair”), states across the country have implemented new rules and regulations regarding the collection of use tax from out-of-state taxpayers that sell tangible personal property using the internet.Read More
As a result of tax measures receiving taxpayer approval in the November 6, 2018, General Election, the sales and use tax rates of two counties, 51 cities, and 2 unincorporated areas have now increased effective April 1, 2019.
San Benito County’s prior rate was 7.250% but has now increased to 8.250%.Read More
McClain v. Sav-On Drugs: The California Supreme Court Explains that Javor Remedies Apply “Only Rarely”
In California sales tax is on the retailer making sales of tangible personal property; retailers are allowed to collect “sales tax reimbursement” from their customers. If a retailer pays more tax than is due, it may file a claim for refund with the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (“CDTFA”) (the successor agency which recently inherited the sales and use tax responsibilities of the California State Board of Equalization (“Board”)).Read More