Streamlined Sales Tax

The Streamlined Sales Tax project is the states’ effort to require you to collect sales tax for every state in the country. Currently, you are not required to collect sales tax if you do not have a business presence in a given state (nexus).



ERA has partnered with likeminded trade associations on the issue including NetChoice, American Catalog Mailers Association and the DMA to form TruST (True Simplification of Taxation Coalition). Together we continue strong advocacy for true simplification that would not pose undue and harmful burdens upon the ERA membership. This advocacy position is spelled out in detail at


ERA Debates The USA Editorial Board 

ERA's Vice President of Government Affairs, Bill McClellan, debates the USA editoral board's position on the recent online sales tax case before the US Supreme Court. The opposing view opinion editorial "Leave online sales tax to Congress".  The Editorial Board's position "Tax online shopping like all others" also deserves consideration. 


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