eBay sales tax collection in four additional states from 1st Jan 2020

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From the 1st of January 2020 eBay sales tax collection, on behalf of the US Treasury, will be expanded to four new states – Hawaii, Illinois, Wisconsin, and Michigan

“We’re committed to supporting any sellers who have been affected by the June 2018 Supreme Court decision, which changed the rules around how Internet Sales Tax is administered.

What this means for you: Regardless of your physical location, if you sell to buyers in certain states, those states may require you to collect applicable taxes on transactions.”
– eBay

There are no opt-outs for selling items to the states listed above, or out of eBay automatically collecting sales tax for applicable orders

eBay sales tax collection

Based on applicable tax laws, eBay will calculate, collect, and remit eBay sales tax on behalf of sellers for items shipped to customers in the following states:

State

Effective Date

Additional Information

Alabama July 1, 2019 Alabama

The State of Alabama has a program for simplified sellers use tax (SSUT) under Statute § 40-23-192. eBay has collected simplified sellers use tax on taxable transactions delivered into Alabama and the tax of flat eight percent (8%) will be remitted on the customer’s behalf to the Alabama Department of Revenue.

eBay Inc. – SSUT Account Number: SSU-R010250382

Arizona October 1, 2019 Arizona
Arkansas July 1, 2019 Arkansas
California October 1, 2019 Please contact the Department of Tax and Fee Administration for further information.

In addition to the sales tax collect and remit requirement, eBay is required by California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA), to collect and remit the Electronic Waste Recycling (eWaste) Fee. The eWaste Fee is a fee imposed on the retail sale or lease of certain electronic products that have been identified by the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC). Additional information on the eWaste fee can be found on CDTFA’s website.

Please note, the fee will be included with the applicable taxes.

Colorado October 1, 2019 Colorado
Connecticut April 1, 2019 Connecticut

eBay Inc. is registered with DRS to collect Connecticut sales tax and will collect sales tax on all taxable Connecticut sales facilitated on our site.

District of Columbia May 1, 2019 District of Columbia
Hawaii January 1, 2020 Please contact the Hawaii Department of Taxation for further information.
Idaho June 1, 2019 Idaho
Illinois January 1, 2020 Illinois
Indiana July 1, 2019 Please contact the Department of Revenue for further information.
Iowa February 1, 2019 Iowa
Kentucky July 1, 2019 Kentucky
Maine October 1, 2019 Please contact the Maine Revenue Services for further information.
Maryland October 1, 2019 Please contact the Comptroller of Maryland for further information.
Massachusetts October 1, 2019 Please contact the Massachusetts for further information.
Minnesota January 1, 2019 Minnesota

Effective October 1, 2019 there is no longer a small seller exception for Minnesota and eBay is required to collect sales tax on all sales.

Nebraska May 1, 2019 Nebraska
Nevada October 1, 2019 Please contact the Nevada Department of Taxation for further information.
New Jersey May 1, 2019 New Jersey
New Mexico July 1, 2019 Please contact the Taxation and Revenue Department for further information.
eBay Inc. – NM CRS # 03-504830-00-1
New York June 1, 2019 New York

eBay Inc. is a registered New York State sales tax vendor and will collect sales tax on all taxable sales of tangible personal property that it facilitates for delivery to a New York State address.

North Dakota October 1, 2019 Please contact the Office of State Tax Commissioner for further information.
Ohio September 1, 2019 Please contact the Ohio Department of Taxation for further information.
Oklahoma July 1, 2019 Oklahoma
Pennsylvania July 1, 2019 Pennsylvania
Rhode Island July 1, 2019 Rhode Island
South Carolina October 1, 2019 South Carolina
South Dakota July 1, 2019 South Dakota
Texas October 1, 2019 Please contact the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts for further information.
Utah October 1, 2019 Please contact the State Tax Commission for further information.
Vermont July 1, 2019 Vermont
Virginia July 1, 2019 Virginia
Washington January 1, 2019 Washington
West Virginia July 1, 2019 West Virginia
Wisconsin January 1, 2020 Wisconsin
Wyoming July 1, 2019 Wyoming

 
Additional US states will likely to be added to the eBay sales tax collection regime in the future.

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