North Carolina Sales Tax Filing Update February 2020

North Carolina has passed a law requiring Marketplaces to collect and remit sales tax on sales facilitated through the marketplace effective February 1, 2020.

•eBay and Etsy will begin this collection on February 1, 2020.

📣 Your North Carolina Reports will be updated in early March 2020, to reflect these changes  for sales on and after February 1, 2020.
As of January 30, 2020, we have not yet received confirmation that any additional carts currently supported as Marketplace Facilitators in TaxJar's Reporting will begin this automatic collection. 

Please review general information regarding Marketplace Facilitators and how your TaxJar Sales Tax Reports support these changes here in our FAQ.

We are working with the state to address the following questions for North Carolina:

Our team is investigating to determine how this update will affect sellers and we will update this article with more details as our research team receives more specific confirmation and guidance from the state's DOR as well as the currently supported Marketplace Facilitators.

This article will be updated later in February 2020 with more specific answers for the following questions so please check back soon for more details:

  1. Do I need to register for a sales tax license in  North Carolina?
  2. I have already registered for a license in North Carolina but and all of my sales are Marketplace-only sales. Should I cancel my existing registration?
  3. Do I need to collect taxes on my North Carolina sales on other platforms?
  4. Do I still need to file returns in North Carolina? 
  5. I still need to file returns in North Carolina. How do I do this without paying double tax on the sales that were collected and remitted by my Marketplace?
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