Illinois – Update to Proposed Amendments to Shipping and Handling Regulations

SALT Report 2679 – On May 14, 2013, the Illinois Department of Revenue agreed to withdraw its proposed amendments to its shipping and handling regulations because the Illinois Joint Committee on Administrative Rules voted unanimously to reject the Department’s proposed Continue reading Illinois – Update to Proposed Amendments to Shipping and Handling Regulations

Illinois – Independent Tax Tribunal

SALT Report 2678 – The Illinois Department of Revenue issued a notice regarding the state’s new Independent Tax Tribunal.  The Tribunal will have jurisdiction over all taxpayer protests of notices of deficiency, notices of tax liability, and notices of claim Continue reading Illinois – Independent Tax Tribunal

Texas – Taxability of Motor Vehicles Gifted in a Trust

SALT Report 2677 – The Texas Legislature passed a Bill that amends Chapter 152 of the Tax Code to expand the application of tax imposed on the recipient of a gifted motor vehicle to include those who receive a gifted Continue reading Texas – Taxability of Motor Vehicles Gifted in a Trust

Florida – Exemption for Dyed Diesel Fuel Used in Commercial Fishing Vessels

SALT Report 2676 – The Florida Department of Revenue issued guidance regarding the recently enacted sales and use tax exemption for sales of dyed diesel fuel used in commercial fishing vessels and for aquacultural purposes. The exemption applies to sales Continue reading Florida – Exemption for Dyed Diesel Fuel Used in Commercial Fishing Vessels

Wisconsin – Exemption Certificates Issued After a Sale is Reported

SALT Report 2675 – Wisconsin’s 2013-2015 budget bill creates provisions for claiming a deduction on a sales tax return in instances where an exemption certificate is issued after a sale has been reported as taxable. Specifically, if a retailer receives an Continue reading Wisconsin – Exemption Certificates Issued After a Sale is Reported

Wisconsin – Budget Bill Creates and Amends Several Exemptions

SALT Report 2674 – On June 30, 2013, Wisconsin’s Governor signed into law the State’s 2013-2015 budget Bill.  The Bill includes new sales and use tax exemptions for contractors and printers and amends the exemption available for manufacturing, biotechnology, and Continue reading Wisconsin – Budget Bill Creates and Amends Several Exemptions

West Virginia – Updated Tax Forms

SALT Report 2672 – The West Virginia State Tax Department has released updated versions of the following business tax forms: Form WV/CST-200CU – Combined Sales & Use Tax Return Form WV/rtL001 – Special District Excise Return -Harrison County, Charles Pointe Continue reading West Virginia – Updated Tax Forms