Frequently Asked Questions

 1.   What is the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement?   ANSWER

2.   Why was the Streamlined Sales Tax created?    ANSWER

3.   How many states have passed legislation conforming to the Agreement?   ANSWER

4.   How does the Agreement simplify sales tax administration?  ANSWER

5.   Why must there be a federal solution?  ANSWER

6.   What are "remote sellers"?   ANSWER

7.   Are the states trying to tax the Internet?   ANSWER

8.   How does technology ease the tax collection burden?   ANSWER

9.   How do uniform definitions reduce business administrative expenses?   ANSWER

10.  How do rate and boundary databases reduce business administrative expenses?  ANSWER

11.  How does state level tax administration reduce business administrative expenses?  ANSWER

12.  How do uniform audit procedures reduce business administrative expenses?  ANSWER

13.  How does rate simplification reduce business administrative expenses?  ANSWER

14.  How does uniform exemption administration reduce business administrative expenses?  ANSWER

15.  How does state funding reduce business administrative expenses?   ANSWER

16.  How do uniform sourcing rules reduce business administrative expenses?   ANSWER