July 1st, 2019 change to Point-of-sale WA State Sales Tax

July 1st, 2019 change to Point-of-sale WA State Sales Tax

Let me start by apologizing for the ungainly blog title, and then I’ll quote the summary of the change that will happen on July 1st as stated on the Washington State Dept of Revenue website: “Starting July 1, 2019, the retail sales tax exemption for certain nonresidents of Washington state, on purchases of tangible personal property, digital goods, and digital codes, will no longer be available at the point of sale. Instead, these consumers may request a refund from the Department of Revenue for the state portion of the sales tax they paid.” The article goes on to say that…
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Federal Taxes aren’t the only taxes?! B&O Explained.

Federal Taxes aren’t the only taxes?! B&O Explained.

At what point do I have to register my side business or freelance work? A business registration is a simple form to license your business with the state. Various states require this at different asset or income levels. Washington State does not have an income tax, but it does have Business & Opponency(B&O) tax along with Personal Property taxes. Step one is registering your business with the Department of Revenue(DOR). Yes, you need to register with the State of Washington, if any of the points apply to your business: Your business is required to collect sales tax Your gross income…
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