Texas – Governor Calls for Reduction in Business Taxes

SALT Report 2382 – Texas Governor Rick Perry has announced a four-point plan that he says will provide nearly $1.6 billion in tax relief to businesses currently subject to the state’s franchise tax. The Governor’s plan will reduce business taxes Continue reading Texas – Governor Calls for Reduction in Business Taxes

South Carolina – Revenue Conditions for Injectable Medications Sales Tax Exemption Not Met

SALT Report 2381 – The South Carolina Department of Revenue issued an advisory regarding the sales and use tax exemption for certain injectable medications and injectable biologics. Under South Carolina Code Section 12-36-2120(80) a sales and use tax exemption has Continue reading South Carolina – Revenue Conditions for Injectable Medications Sales Tax Exemption Not Met

Missouri – Director of Revenue Resigns Amid Scandal

SALT Report 2380 – Missouri Governor Jay Nixon announced that the Director of the Department of Revenue, Brian Long, has resigned effective immediately. Long’s resignation comes a week after he refused to order his Department to stop scanning the personal Continue reading Missouri – Director of Revenue Resigns Amid Scandal

California – Single-Use Bag Legislation Introduced

SALT Report 2379 – The California State Legislature has proposed legislation that will create local ordinances to restrict or ban plastic single-use carryout bags. The Bill will also require that retailers impose fees at the point-of-sale for all single-use bags, Continue reading California – Single-Use Bag Legislation Introduced

Georgia – Regulation for Dentists, Dental Laboratories, and Dental Supply Houses Repealed

SALT Report 2378 -The Georgia Department of Revenue announced that they have repealed sales tax regulation 560-12-2-.28, Dentists, Dental Laboratories, and Dental Supply Houses because it was found to be inconsistent with current regulations. The issues addressed in the repealed Continue reading Georgia – Regulation for Dentists, Dental Laboratories, and Dental Supply Houses Repealed