The Executive Council will vote Wednesday on Governor Chris Sununu’s request for a special legislative session this summer. The call for a session stems from the Supreme Court’s recent decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair , in which the majority of justices ruled that states that impose a sales tax can require businesses in other states to collect and remit that tax on their behalf. In practice, that could mean some New Hampshire companies that sell goods online will have to serve as tax collectors for other jurisdictions. This isn’t sitting well with many local officials, including Sununu, who is asking the Executive Council to approve his request to call lawmakers in for a special session. He wants the legislature to pass a bill that would slow or...
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Executive Council To Vote On Special Session Requested By Sununu To Address SCOTUS Sales Tax Ruling