Nexus for Sales Tax Definition

Nexus is defined as an out-of-state business entity having a “presence” in another state. This presence in a state makes a business subject to sales and income tax within that state.

Nexus for Sales Tax Extended Definition
Nexus for a business is determined by each state individually based on corresponding tax laws. A business may have a physical location presence in the state, resident employees in a state, employees who solicit business in the state or property (tangible or intangible) in a state.

While physical presence is the most common criteria for nexus, there have been recent laws regarding affiliate vendors.

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Last Updated By

Christan Neff | Apr 17, 2023

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