A Tech Industry-Friendly Stance On Cloud Computing Tax

Law360, New York (September 13, 2013, 11:40 AM EDT) -- In a pleasant surprise, the New Jersey Division of Taxation recently issued guidance announcing that sales tax is not due on most cloud computing services. New Jersey’s position is contrary to a growing national trend in which many states have taken the position that cloud computing is subject to sales tax as the sale of software.

New Jersey demonstrates a pro-information technology industry position. It also comes at the same time that Massachusetts, traditionally an extremely technology-friendly state, appears to have changed its policy direction on...
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