General and Miscellaneous

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

Question 2:   Why was the Streamlined Sales Tax created?   ANSWER

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

Question 4:   How does the Agreement simplify sales tax administration?   ANSWER

Question 5:   Why must there be a federal solution?   ANSWER

Question 6:   What are "remote sellers"?   ANSWER

Question 7:   Are the states trying to tax the Internet?   ANSWER

Question 8:  How does technology ease the tax collection burden?   ANSWER

Question 9:  How do uniform definitions reduce business administrative expenses?   ANSWER

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

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

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

Question 13:  How does rate simplification reduce business administrative expenses?  ANSWER

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

Question 15:  How does state funding reduce business administrative expenses?  ANSWER

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

Question 17:  What is the purpose of the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement?  ANSWER

Question 18:
  Where can I find a copy of the Agreement?  ANSWER    

Question 19:
  What is a Member State?  ANSWER 

Question 20:
  What is an Associate Member State & are sellers required to register with them?
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Question 21:
  What does it mean to register under the Streamlined Sales & Use Tax Agreement?
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Question 22:
  If my company does not meet the definition of a volunteer seller is amnesty still available?   ANSWER   

Question 23:
  What are the amnesty limitations?   ANSWER   

Question 24:
  Is there a fee to register under the Agreement?   ANSWER 

Question 25:  Will a seller be notified when a new member state joins?  ANSWER   

Question 26:
  If my company is already registered in some of the member states, how will this affect my Streamlined registration?   ANSWER   

Question 27:
  I do not remember my password. How to I find it?   ANSWER   

Question 28:
   Who can be contacted if sellers need help with technical problems?   ANSWER

Question 29:  My company went out of business. If I cancel will I lose my amnesty?  ANSWER    

Question 30:
  What are the benefits of registering under the Agreement?    ANSWER   

Question 31:
  What is personally identifiable information (PII)?   ANSWER