NORWALK, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Starting July 1st, 2019, the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue will start working with Certified Service Providers (CSP’s) to make it easier for out of state individuals and businesses with sales tax collection obligations in Pennsylvania. Remote sellers who do not have a physical presence in Pennsylvania can outsource most of their sales tax administration responsibilities to a CSP.
TaxCloud, the leading CSP for the Streamlined States, can file sales tax returns and collect & forward tax payments to the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue on behalf of its clients. TaxCloud can also help internet sellers determine which products are subject to Pennsylvania sales tax and relieve the seller of certain liabilities upon audit. TaxCloud is also excited to announce that as of July 1, 2019, The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania will become our 25th TaxCloud member state. This means that all TaxCloud retailers using our Automated Compliance service option will get our sales tax compliance services for sales into Pennsylvania at no cost. Automated Compliance for sales into the TaxCloud Member States includes registration, reporting, tax remittance, and audit response, all at no charge for our customers.
Retailers sign up with TaxCloud in just minutes by registering at https://taxcloud.com and by following step-by-step video tutorials. TaxCloud is integrated with many of the popular shopping carts and marketplaces including Amazon, Etsy, Shopify, and Bonanza. Additionally, TaxCloud can be found within the Amazon Marketplace Appstore and Etsy Shop Manager.
As a Certified Service Provider (CSP) under the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement (a crucial component of the Wayfair ruling), TaxCloud handles all aspects of sales and use tax compliance for retailers, including:
- Initial sales tax license registration in 25 member states
- Sales tax calculation at the time of sale, accounting for all applicable state, county, city, and special jurisdictions
- Tax calculations based upon the class of goods being sold to account for product-based exemptions
- Exemption certificate management to account for use-based or entity-based exemptions
- Regular sales tax reporting, filing, and remittance of tax proceeds
- Tax correspondence with the states (including audit inquiries)