Gail Cole

Gail Cole

Gail Cole is a tax writer at Avalara, a leading provider of cloud-based tax compliance automation for businesses of all sizes.

Top Sales Tax Changes of 2021

As one of the most dynamic sources of state and local revenue, sales tax is subject to frequent change. Each year, Avalara explores emerging trends in its annual sales tax changes report. In 2021, we expect to see additional COVID-19 tax relief programs, new economic nexus and marketplace facilitator laws, and more state efforts to…

The Top Sales Tax Changes Coming in 2020

With dozens of states imposing new collection requirements on out-of-state sellers and marketplace facilitators, 2019 was a tumultuous year for sales tax. In its own way, 2020 promises to be no less turbulent. Wayfair Fallout Continues Like its predecessor, 2019 was all about South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. The June 2018 decision by the Supreme…