COST hosts its 50th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC October 22-25, 2019. Pillsbury SALT Partners Marc Simonetti & Annie Huang are presenting during this exciting conference.
(This article originally was published by Law360 on October 10, 2017.)
States historically have had one major impediment to their ability to collect sales tax—the decision in Quill Corporation v. North Dakota to uphold a physical presence test standard for determining nexus. Since the Quill decision, states have applied various approaches to limit or even eliminate Quill’s physical presence nexus standard. These approaches included lobbying Congress to provide federal legislation that would redefine nexus, enacting state “click-through” nexus statutes, and taking aggressive audit positions that limit the applicability of physical presence nexus.