California – Berkeley Tax Reduces Soda Consumption

SALT Report 3864 – Can Americans tax themselves out of their obesity crisis? A new analysis of Berkeley’s first-in-the-nation “soda tax” offers encouraging results about its power to change people’s dietary habits. Five months after the city implemented its penny-per-ounce Continue reading California – Berkeley Tax Reduces Soda Consumption

Multi-State – Proposed Online Sales Tax Legislation

SALT Report 3863 – The Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce estimates that U.S. retail e-commerce sales for the second quarter of 2016, adjusted for seasonal variation, hit a whopping $97.3 billion. Since many online retailers aren’t collecting sales Continue reading Multi-State – Proposed Online Sales Tax Legislation

California – BOE Member Keynotes Executive Luncheon

SALT Report 3862 – Jerome E. Horton, Chairman Emeritus of the California Board of Equalization (BOE), will keynote the Industry Manufacturers Council’s (Industry Chamber of Commerce) Executive Luncheon, on Tuesday, September 13, 2016, at the Pacific Palms Resort in the Continue reading California – BOE Member Keynotes Executive Luncheon

California – Chairwoman Fiona Ma Launches Educational Webinar Series

SALT Report 3861 – As a business owner, do you need help understanding California tax laws when you make a sale? California State Board of Equalization (BOE) Chairwoman Fiona Ma, CPA is launching her educational web series by hosting her Continue reading California – Chairwoman Fiona Ma Launches Educational Webinar Series

New York – Sales Tax Exemption on Feminine Hygiene Products Takes Effect

SALT Report 3860 – On September 1, 2016, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that the sales and use tax exemption for feminine hygiene products sold in New York State took effect today. In July, 2016, Governor Cuomo signed legislation (A.7555-A/S.7838) Continue reading New York – Sales Tax Exemption on Feminine Hygiene Products Takes Effect