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Online Sales Taxes

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Mar 3, 2017
  • 18:45

Guest: John Barrick, CPA, Professor in the School of Accountancy, BYU One of the perks of online shopping is that you don’t always get charged sales tax. But given how common it has become to shop online, states have become eager to capture tax revenue from those sales.  To date, their efforts have been mixed. But the online behemoth Amazon is more willing than it was even a few years ago to strike deals with states to start charging and collecting sales taxes. It’s made deals with about 40 states – including Utah. That deal took effect on January 1st.