Multistate – Senate Approves Internet Sales Tax Proposal

SALT Report 2449 – (YAHOO NEWS) The Senate approved a long-anticipated Internet sales tax proposal on Monday, moving the legislation one step closer to enactment and paving the way for shoppers to pay sales tax on the majority of online Continue reading Multistate – Senate Approves Internet Sales Tax Proposal

Minnesota – U.S. Postmark Considered Proof of Timely Filing

SALT Report 2448 – The Minnesota Legislature enacted legislation that clarifies the requirements for filing an appeal with the Tax Court. The Bill states that a U.S. Postal Service postmark will be considered proof that an appeal to the Minnesota Continue reading Minnesota – U.S. Postmark Considered Proof of Timely Filing

Colorado – Sales and Use Tax Webinar for Contractors and Manufacturers

SALT Report 2447 – The Colorado Department of Revenue is offering an advanced sales and use tax Webinar for Colorado business owners, out-of-state contractors with Colorado jobs, tax preparers who prepare Colorado sales and use tax returns, those who participated Continue reading Colorado – Sales and Use Tax Webinar for Contractors and Manufacturers

North Dakota – Exemptions for Liquefied Natural Gas Sales and Facility Construction

SALT Report 2446 – The North Dakota legislature passed a Bill that exempts from sales and use tax the gross receipts from sales of tangible personal property used to construct or expand a processing facility that produces liquefied natural gas. Continue reading North Dakota – Exemptions for Liquefied Natural Gas Sales and Facility Construction

Maryland – Disaster or Emergency Related Work Does Not Create Nexus

SALT Report 2445 – The state of Maryland enacted legislation the allows out-of-state businesses to perform disaster or emergency related work in Maryland during a declared disaster period without establishing a presence that would require the business or its employees Continue reading Maryland – Disaster or Emergency Related Work Does Not Create Nexus

Georgia – Proposed Changes to Contractor Forms

SALT Report 2444 – The Georgia Department of Revenue has proposed to amend Rule 560-12-3-.36 “Notice of General or Prime Contractor of Contract Let to a Subcontractor” to change the name to “Contractor Forms.” In addition, the Department proposes to Continue reading Georgia – Proposed Changes to Contractor Forms

Washington – New Exemption Certificate for Health Care Providers

SALT Report 2443 – The Washington Department of Revenue has released a new sales tax exemption certificate specific to health care providers. Qualified health care providers that are eligible to use the certificate include hospitals, medical clinics, physicians, or other Continue reading Washington – New Exemption Certificate for Health Care Providers

Multistate – Senate to Vote on Marketplace Fairness Act Today

SALT Report 2442 – Early this evening, the U.S. Senate will vote on the Marketplace Fairness Act, the Bill that would require online retailers to collect sales tax in every state that they ship goods into. Currently, the legislation appears Continue reading Multistate – Senate to Vote on Marketplace Fairness Act Today