What is the purpose of the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement?
ANSWER: The purpose of the Agreement is to provide a road map for states who want to simplify and modernize sales and use tax administration in the member states in order to substantially reduce the burden of tax compliance. The Agreement focuses on improving sales and use tax administration systems for all sellers and for all types of commerce through all of the following:
A. State level administration of sales and use tax collections.
B. Uniformity in the state and local tax bases.
C. Uniformity of major tax base definitions.
D. Central, electronic registration system for all member states.
E. Simplification of state and local tax rates.
F. Uniform sourcing rules for all taxable transactions.
G. Simplified administration of exemptions.
H. Simplified tax returns.
I. Simplification of tax remittances.
J. Protection of consumer privacy.
Article I, Section 102 SSUTA