Vermont – Sales Suppression Devices, Zappers, and Phantom-Ware

SALT Report 2502 – Vermont recently enacted legislation that prohibits the sale, purchase, installation, transfer, or possession of automated sales suppression devices, zappers, and phantom-ware. Anyone found to be in violation will be held liable for the following: All taxes, Continue reading Vermont – Sales Suppression Devices, Zappers, and Phantom-Ware

Wisconsin – Non-Motorized Campers Purchased by Non-Residents

SALT Report 2501 – The Wisconsin Department of Revenue updated their guidance regarding the application of sales and use tax to non-motorized campers when purchased by non-residents. Generally, Wisconsin retailers are required to collect the 5% state sales taxes if Continue reading Wisconsin – Non-Motorized Campers Purchased by Non-Residents

Texas – Advertising E-Mails Were Taxable as Telecommunication Services

SALT Report 2500 – The Texas Comptroller issued a ruling regarding an audit assessment against a Taxpayer who produces real estate television shows for homebuilders. The Taxpayer also owns and operates website, through which it offers internet-based services for the Continue reading Texas – Advertising E-Mails Were Taxable as Telecommunication Services

Iowa – Penalty Waiver Request Form Now Available Online

SALT Report 2499 – The Iowa Department of Revenue issued a new online form for taxpayers who wish to request a waiver of penalties for failure to timely file a return or pay tax on Iowa sales and use, withholding, Continue reading Iowa – Penalty Waiver Request Form Now Available Online

Indiana – Certain Alternative Fuels No Longer Exempt

SALT Report 2498 – Indiana enacted legislation that removes alternative fuel from the exemption from sales and use tax if it will be used for public transportation purposes. Specifically, House Bill 1324 provides that transactions involving alternative fuel, purchased after Continue reading Indiana – Certain Alternative Fuels No Longer Exempt

Indiana – New Exemptions for Research and Development Property

SALT Report 2497 – The state of Indiana recently enacted legislation that creates a sales and use tax exemption for research and development property. According to the provisions in House Bill 1545 all retail transactions for research and development property Continue reading Indiana – New Exemptions for Research and Development Property

Wisconsin – My Tax Account and e-file Scheduled Outage Date Change

SALT Report 2496 – The Wisconsin Department of Revenue announced that the planned system outage that was originally set for Saturday, May 18, has been rescheduled. The outage will now take place in the early morning hours of Tuesday, May Continue reading Wisconsin – My Tax Account and e-file Scheduled Outage Date Change