Hawaii – Public Hearing for Proposed Cash Economy Enforcement Rules

SALT Report 2546 – The Hawaii Department of Taxation is holding a public hearing to address the proposed Cash Economy Enforcement Administrative Rules for purposes of state administered taxes. The proposed rules will amend the Cash Economy Enforcement laws under Continue reading Hawaii – Public Hearing for Proposed Cash Economy Enforcement Rules

Minnesota – Omnibus Tax Bill Provides New Exemptions

SALT Report 2545 – On May 23, 2013 Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton signed an omnibus tax bill that that creates several new sales and use tax exemptions. The provisions are generally effective for sales and purchases made after June 30, Continue reading Minnesota – Omnibus Tax Bill Provides New Exemptions

Nevada – Executive Director to Issue Tax Bulletins

SALT Report 2544 – The Nevada Legislature passed a bill that requires the Executive Director of the Department of Taxation to publish technical bulletins related to the taxes administered by the Department as well as the written opinions of the Continue reading Nevada – Executive Director to Issue Tax Bulletins

Alabama – Certain Ophthalmic Materials Are Now Taxable

SALT Report 2543 – The state of Alabama recently enacted legislation that amends the sales and use tax exemption for sales of ophthalmic materials. House Bill 175 provides that dispensing or transferring ophthalmic materials such as lenses, frames, eyeglasses, contact Continue reading Alabama – Certain Ophthalmic Materials Are Now Taxable

Massachusetts – Collection of Taxes Pending an Appeal

SALT Report 2542 – The Massachusetts Department of Revenue issued a Directive that discusses the circumstances under which the Department is authorized to proceed with the collection of sales and use taxes, hotel occupancy taxes, and meals taxes, while a Continue reading Massachusetts – Collection of Taxes Pending an Appeal

Virginia – Dental Equipment, Supplies, and Implants were Taxable

SALT Report 2541 – The Virginia Tax Commissioner issued a letter ruling regarding a sales and use tax assessment that was imposed on untaxed sales of durable medical equipment. The Taxpayer in this case, sells dental equipment, supplies and implants Continue reading Virginia – Dental Equipment, Supplies, and Implants were Taxable

Virginia – Webinar to Explain Changes to Sales Tax Laws

SALT Report 2540 – The Virginia Department of Taxation is conducting a webinar to explain the provisions of House Bill 2313 and the sales tax changes that will take effect on July 1, 2013. The webinar is geared towards retail Continue reading Virginia – Webinar to Explain Changes to Sales Tax Laws