ALABAMA – ‘Rebuild’ Signs Identify Which Roads The New Gas Tax Money Will Fix

Some Alabama counties will begin placing “Rebuild Alabama” signs to show which roads and bridges the new gas tax money will fix. The “Rebuild Alabama” plan passed earlier this year and increased the state gas tax Sunday by six cents Continue reading ALABAMA – ‘Rebuild’ Signs Identify Which Roads The New Gas Tax Money Will Fix

Nebraska – County OKs Sales Tax To Pay Wrongfully Convicted

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska county that owes more than $30 million to six people wrongfully convicted of murder has approved a new half-cent sales tax to help pay the legal judgment. The Gage County Board of Supervisors voted Continue reading Nebraska – County OKs Sales Tax To Pay Wrongfully Convicted

Louisiana – State Introduces Proposed Remote Seller Policy and Guidance

The Louisiana Sales and Use Tax Commission for Remote Sellers introduced two Draft Notices at their September 12, 2019 Meeting. Policy Statements and Guidance Notice of Intent Mandatory Electronic Filing of Remote Sellers Tax Returns and Payment of Related Sales Continue reading Louisiana – State Introduces Proposed Remote Seller Policy and Guidance

ARKANSAS – Alderman proposes 1/4% sales tax if other sales tax proposal fails

Alderman Bobby Long released a statement Tuesday, outlining his plans to help fund fire and police salaries if the ‘Team Jonesboro’ initiative fails. In the release, Long would propose an ordinance for a ¼% tax increase that would only address Continue reading ARKANSAS – Alderman proposes 1/4% sales tax if other sales tax proposal fails

Utah – Tax Reform Debate Generating Calls For Tax Hikes, Tax Cuts And More

A mix of seemingly contradictory messages are emerging as a special legislative task force continues the delicate debate over a possible overhaul of the state’s system of taxation. Utah Sen. Lyle Hillyard, for one, hopes for a “revenue neutral” solution, Continue reading Utah – Tax Reform Debate Generating Calls For Tax Hikes, Tax Cuts And More

Virginia – Shad Plank: A Sales Tax Bump As Online Dealers Sign Up

Well, here’s a surprise: sales and use tax collections, which have grown only sluggishly in the past few years despite a buoyant economy, jumped by 12.9% in August. Another surprise: use tax collections — that is taxes paid on sales Continue reading Virginia – Shad Plank: A Sales Tax Bump As Online Dealers Sign Up

South Carolina – State Court Says Amazon Must Pay Up On Third-Party Sales

COLUMBIA — A South Carolina court says Amazon owes the state sales tax from transactions third-party vendors have made selling goods to S.C. shoppers through the online retail giant’s website. The ruling signed by Chief Administrative Law Judge Ralph King Continue reading South Carolina – State Court Says Amazon Must Pay Up On Third-Party Sales

FLORIDA – Duval School Board Won’t Take ‘No’ On Sales Tax; Hires Legal Team

After a bombastic meeting where City Council voted 14 to 5 to withdraw the Duval School Board’s proposed sales tax bill, the board Wednesday morning hired outside representation. “We’re in this position because we’ve been trying to do the right thing,” School Continue reading FLORIDA – Duval School Board Won’t Take ‘No’ On Sales Tax; Hires Legal Team

CALIFORNIA – Supes Draft Cannabis Tax Rates

Cannabis’ role in filling public coffers became clearer at Tuesday’s El Dorado County Board of Supervisors meeting with the board voting to approve cannabis tax rates for the unincorporated areas of the county. All together the board decided to tax Continue reading CALIFORNIA – Supes Draft Cannabis Tax Rates

FLORIDA – What A Half Penny Sales Tax Is Buying For Hillsborough Schools

Noise in the hallways at dozens of schools. Giant trucks blocking the bus ramps. Dust and debris littering campuses. These would normally create huge frustrations for school leaders. But this summer, they were the sights and sounds of a new Continue reading FLORIDA – What A Half Penny Sales Tax Is Buying For Hillsborough Schools