PA Sales Tax on Amazon.com & Internet Purchases

The PA Dept of Revenue has recently decided to better enforce state law regarding when a merchant must collect and remit sales tax in the state of PA. Previously many online retailers were able to sell items to PA residents without charging them sales tax. Now, as of September 1st 2012, the rules have changed and gigantic online retailer Amazon.com has agreed to play by the rules. Any online business that has a ‘nexus’ in PA such as a warehouse or any employee or contractor presence must register for a sales tax license and pay sales tax.

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