Louisiana – Amnesty Bill Signed by Governor

SALT Report 2608 – On Jun 21, 2013 Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal signed the Tax Delinquency Amnesty Act of 2013, which requires the Department of Revenue to develop and implement a tax amnesty program. The amnesty program would apply to Continue reading Louisiana – Amnesty Bill Signed by Governor

Oklahoma – Exempt Purchases Using Red Cross Debit Cards

SALT Report 2607 – The Oklahoma Tax Commission issued a notice advising taxpayers that due to the recent tornadoes in the state, the Commission is providing a sales tax exemption for purchases of tangible personal property and services by victims Continue reading Oklahoma – Exempt Purchases Using Red Cross Debit Cards

Arizona – Amended Food Provisions

SALT Report 2606 – Recently enacted legislation in Arizona amends certain provisions regarding the application of transaction privilege taxes on food. Specifically, Senate Bill 1179 provides that any ready-to-drink, non-alcoholic beverage contained in a closed or sealed bottle, can, or Continue reading Arizona – Amended Food Provisions

California – New Tax Guide for Cell Phone and Wireless Device Dealers

SALT Report 2608 – The California State Board of Equalization released a new tax guide for cell phone and wireless telecommunications device dealers who may be unaware of the registration, reporting, and recordkeeping requirements under California’s state and local sales Continue reading California – New Tax Guide for Cell Phone and Wireless Device Dealers

California – BOE Notifying Additional Retailers of Upcoming Visits

SALT Report 2607 – The California State Board of Equalization announced that an additional 8,105 retailers have been sent letters notifying them that they will be visited by Statewide Compliance and Outreach Program team members (SCOP). The letters have been Continue reading California – BOE Notifying Additional Retailers of Upcoming Visits

Louisiana – Dealer Discount Reduced and Use Tax Provisions Enacted

SALT Report 2606 – Recently enacted legislation in Louisiana reduces the compensation amount that vendor’s may deduct for reporting and remitting sales tax to the Department of Revenue. Effective July 1, 2013 a dealer may deduct 0.935% of the amount Continue reading Louisiana – Dealer Discount Reduced and Use Tax Provisions Enacted