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Retail sales: Know your Nexus

Kamal Haddad

Q. I have an e-commerce website; what is my sales tax exposure?

A. The general rule used to be you have to collect and remit sales tax in the states you have a physical location or Nexus. What is nexus? It’s a connection between how and where you do business in a particular state.

NC waives tax for incontinence supplies


RALEIGH, N.C. – The North Carolina General Assembly has passed a bill that exempts medically prescribed diapers and incontinence products covered under the Medicaid program from the state sales tax

State news: Oklahoma, North Carolina


Fifteen members of the Oklahoma Medical Equipment Providers Association (OMEPA), other providers from the state and VGM’s Jay Kopriva joined forces at the state capitol in Oklahoma City on Feb.

Nevada: DME exempted from sales tax


CARSON CITY, Nev. – Residents of Nevada last week voted in favor of exempting durable medical equipment from sales tax, according to a bulletin from VGM.

Providers seek tax-exempt status for HME


LAS VEGAS – A group of providers on June 27 submitted more than 100,000 signatures to qualify an initiative to exempt certain HME from taxation for the November ballot, according to news reports.

Washington state


In January, companion bills were introduced in the state Senate and House of Representatives that would enforce a law that requires insurers to include the sales tax for DME as a separate line item in their payment plans.