Texas – Sales Tax Holiday August 11 – 13, 2017

SALT Report 3912 – This year’s Sales Tax Holiday is Aug. 11 – 13. As in previous years, the law exempts most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks priced less than $100 from sales and use taxes, which could save shoppers Continue reading Texas – Sales Tax Holiday August 11 – 13, 2017

Colorado – Colorado’s “Amazon Tax” Law Is Now In Effect. Here’s What It Means For Shoppers and Big Sellers

The Denver Post by Brian Eason July 7, 2017 It boils down to this: Deal with taxes as you go or face a bunch of paperwork (along with the taxes) later. Seven years and one U.S. Supreme Court decision later, Colorado’s law Continue reading Colorado – Colorado’s “Amazon Tax” Law Is Now In Effect. Here’s What It Means For Shoppers and Big Sellers

Multi-State – Sales Tax Holidays For Back-To-School Shoppers in 2017

Kiplinger Kip Tips by Sarah Smith July 6, 2017 These 16 states offer sales tax breaks on everything from computers to paintbrushes this summer. Before you wander the aisles of your favorite department store to stock up on the new Continue reading Multi-State – Sales Tax Holidays For Back-To-School Shoppers in 2017

South Carolina – Sales Tax 2017 Workshops

SALT Report 3909 – The South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR) is offering free 2 hour sales tax workshops taught by their professional staff. Who Should Attend? Any businesses responsible for filing sales and use tax returns such as new Continue reading South Carolina – Sales Tax 2017 Workshops

Virginia – Taxation Department Publishes Guidelines For Retail Sales and Use Tax Refund Claim Procedures

SALT Report 3903 – On June 12, 2017, the department published final guidelines for refund claim procedures. According to the published document, the “Guidelines are intended to clarify the new legislation and to outline procedures for purchasers and dealers to Continue reading Virginia – Taxation Department Publishes Guidelines For Retail Sales and Use Tax Refund Claim Procedures

Utah – Utah Loses $650 Million Each Year Due To Sales Tax Exemptions

The Salt Lake Tribune by Lee Davidson July 3, 2017 In 1996, Utah offered 48 exemptions to its sales tax. Twenty years later, that has mushroomed to 91, a near doubling in two decades. New estimates say all those tax Continue reading Utah – Utah Loses $650 Million Each Year Due To Sales Tax Exemptions

Pennsylvania – Wayfair Collecting Sales Taxes Beginning May 1, 2017

According to a Pennsylvania Pressroom release dated May 24, 2017 – Wayfair, Inc. has agreed to collect and remit sales tax from shoppers who live in Pennsylvania beginning May 1, 2017. Wayfair is the 16th largest online retailer in the Continue reading Pennsylvania – Wayfair Collecting Sales Taxes Beginning May 1, 2017