Wayfair Halted Online Tax Work, House Panel Counsel Says

Law360 (May 11, 2018, 8:19 PM EDT) -- Congressional negotiators were working on a compromise solution for regulating online taxation when the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to review South Dakota v. Wayfair, which brought talks to a halt, the chief counsel to the House Judiciary chair said Friday.

Speaking at an American Bar Association tax section meeting in Washington, D.C., Daniel Huff, chief counsel in the office of House Judiciary Chair Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., said Congress was working on a solution but “this case prevents us” from making progress.

“There was this sense of 100 percent inevitability” that Quill Corp. v. North Dakota would be overturned because the court...

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