Washington – Telephone Tax Changes

SALT Report 2756 – The Washington Department of Revenue issued a special notice regarding recent legislation that will change the way the telecommunications industry is required to collect and remit taxes in the State. The notice states that on August Continue reading Washington – Telephone Tax Changes

Pennsylvania – Amended Payment, Filing, and Audit Provisions

SALT Report 2755 – Recently enacted legislation in Pennsylvania amends certain electronic payment and filing requirements, and prohibits audit related contingent fee contracts. Effective January 1, 2014 all tax payments of $1,000 or more made by individuals must be made Continue reading Pennsylvania – Amended Payment, Filing, and Audit Provisions

New Jersey – Amended Surcharge on Admission Charges to Major Places of Amusement

SALT Report 2754 – Recently enacted legislation in New Jersey revises the amount that a New Jersey municipality may impose on admission charges to major places of amusement located within the municipality. Specifically, the legislation provides that a municipality can Continue reading New Jersey – Amended Surcharge on Admission Charges to Major Places of Amusement

Minnesota – Exemptions for Local Governments

SALT Report 2753 – The Minnesota Department of Revenue updated a sales tax fact sheet that discusses the sales and use tax exemption available to local governments.  Specifically, noted is that effective January 1, 2014, purchases by cities and counties Continue reading Minnesota – Exemptions for Local Governments

Minnesota – Taxability of Repair and Maintenance Services for Businesses

SALT Report 2752 – The Minnesota Department of Revenue updated its sales tax fact sheet regarding labor charges for repair and maintenance services.  The fact sheet reflects that, as of July 1, 2013, charges for the repair and maintenance of Continue reading Minnesota – Taxability of Repair and Maintenance Services for Businesses

California- Partial Exemptions Amended to Reflect Sales Tax Rate Increase

SALT Report 2751 – The California State Board of Equalization has amended several sales and use tax regulations due to the temporary 0.25% sales and use tax rate increase that will be in effect from January 1, 2013 through December Continue reading California- Partial Exemptions Amended to Reflect Sales Tax Rate Increase

California – Free Tax Seminar for Nonprofit Organizations

SALT Report 2750 – The California State Board of Equalization is offering a free tax seminar for nonprofit organizations, their staff, and individuals who are interested in forming a nonprofit.  The seminar will address state and federal tax laws, filing Continue reading California – Free Tax Seminar for Nonprofit Organizations