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  1. I'm very surprised this topic hasn't been opened yet, perhaps it is going on in another forum that I have not seen yet. On June 21, 2018, the US Supreme Court reversed over a decade of established precedent that allowed sellers to not collect sales tax on out of state transactions. For an online only company like ours, this is a small nightmare. We are now required to collect sales tax and remit it individually to each state if our sales total over 100 or revenue over $100,000 within a calendar year. This means 46 different tax rates and monthly filings. Since this change in law came from the court, rather than from new legislation, each state has put out (or is trying to put out) new legislation and guidance for how out of state sellers should deal with that state's respective sales tax. To make things worse many areas have "local" or "county" based tax rates on top of what their state charges. There are thousands and thousands of different tax rates throughout the country. Our sales exceed that threshold in all states except 1 or two, so we are now left struggling with how to deal with this new tax situation. My initial response was to simply create the 46 tax zones necessary and remit tax to those 46 states every month. However, this ignores all local/county tax regulations, too. I have found a collection of third-party service providers who make sales tax rating tools. These are pay services (of course, another expense just so that we can pay more money) and would require work to allow their APIs to plug into the oscommerce framework. I don't know of any add-on or module that can integrate my shop with a third-party tax rate. I would like to hear from other shop owners who are also struggling to determine the best course of action to comply and perhaps together we can formulate a good way forward.
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