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Supreme Court Will Hear Arguments for State Internet Sales Tax

January 26, 2018

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The Supreme Court will decide whether to expand the power of the states to collect sales tax from online sales, which could precipitate a vast increase in internet sales tax.

Supreme Court Internet Sales Tax Case

The justices announced Friday that they will take a challenge to a 1992 precedent which allows states to collect sales taxes only from those companies with a physical presence in their jurisdiction. As such, many states cannot collect sales taxes off of ecommerce behemoths like Amazon.

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