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Sovereignty Ruling Threat To Wayfair Fight, NH Tax Chief Says

Law360, Washington (May 15, 2019, 8:57 PM EDT) -- New Hampshire's effort to fight remote sales tax collection has been rebuffed by the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling this week that states can't be sued in other states' courts, the state's top tax administrator said Wednesday.

New Hampshire's legislature, the General Court, has been working on a bill that would compel out-of-state taxing entities to waive sovereign immunity if they tax in-state businesses. (AP) A bill in sales-tax-free New Hampshire that would compel out-of-state taxing entities to waive sovereign immunity if they tax in-state businesses was dealt a serious blow by the justices' ruling Monday in Franchise Tax Board v. Hyatt,...

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