Bradley attorney Bruce Ely was quoted in Bloomberg BNA Daily Tax Report on the outlook for the new year as states attempt to recoup billions of dollars in uncollected tax revenue in the post-Wayfair world. Several states will attempt to reduce the complexity of their sales and use tax systems to come into line with Wayfair.
Alabama’s DOR said it believes its Simplified Sellers Use Tax program shows it is sufficiently streamlined. But Ely said the legislature needs to pursue other streamlining efforts in 2019, such as those laid out in a 2012 study commission report, or it could be vulnerable to litigation.
The complete article, “2019 Outlook: States Still Responding to Wayfair,” appeared in Bloomberg BNA Daily Tax Report on December 31, 2018. (login required)