South Dakota Sues Four Big Online Retailers Over Sales Tax


Stephen Kranz, who successfully tried the 1992 Quill Supreme Court case which exempted remote sellers from state sales tax, said that a new South Dakota tax lawsuit against such sellers is “trying to force all retailers to collect sales tax or haul those who don’t up to the U.S. Supreme Court” in order to overturn Quill. The issues raised by such an action, Mr. Kranz continued, “are ultimately constitutional questions that would need to be reviewed by the U.S. Supreme Court.” Read the full article.