Here’s a revenue enhancement plan that needs implementation

Six months after a landmark United States Supreme Court ruling that favored states in their battle to collect sales tax from online sales, Nebraska is, once again, late to the game.

Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote that “the Internet’s prevalence and power have changed the dynamics of the national economy,” in ruling that major online retailer Wayfair must collect sales tax and remit it to the plaintiff state of South Dakota. That opens the door for all states to collect from online retailers even if companies don’t have a physical presence in the state. Forty other states supported South Dakota in the suit.


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