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When Can a State Require a Vendor to Collect Sales Tax?

Speaker: Lance S. Jacobs

5/03/2018

Podcast Category: Tax

A Look at the U.S. Supreme Court Case South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc.

In this podcast, Pepper tax attorney Lance Jacobs takes a look at the case of South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. Oral arguments were heard by the U.S. Supreme Court in April 2018, and a decision is expected this June.  This case affects any company that handles sales over the internet.

Mr. Jacobs discusses the state of U.S. sales tax law leading up to this case, explains the South Dakota law at issue in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc., looks at how both sides are arguing their respective cases, and gives insight on how the case could be decided.