Sales & Use Tax on Internet Sales

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E-commerce businesses must deliver goods and potentially more taxes

Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to review a decision of the Florida Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of Florida law providing that florists located in Florida are liable for sales tax on internet sales to retail customers out-of-state.

More importantly, this decision could and will likely impact how other states view sales tax when it comes to internet-based sales.

With more and more states struggling to fix budget deficits, internet-based sales are ripe for attack.

If you are a Florida-based business with internet transactions, take note. Our Technology Services Group is well versed on the tax implications surrounding e-commerce businesses and available to provide guidance in this area.

Please continue to keep in touch with us regarding your specific state as our professionals are focused on staying up-to-date with this emerging issue.

For more information on how we can assist you on the new changes to the sales and use tax law on internet sales, please visit our Technology Services page or contact:

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