California – Introduced Bill Would Revoke Tax Exempt Status for Organizations that Discriminate

SALT Report 2864 – The California State Legislature introduced a Bill that, if passed, would revoke the tax exempt status of any public charity youth organization that discriminates on the basis of gender identity, race, sexual orientation, nationality, religion, or Continue reading California – Introduced Bill Would Revoke Tax Exempt Status for Organizations that Discriminate

Missouri – Taxability of Diesel Fuel and Other Products Used in Equipment and Manufacturing

SALT Report 2863 – The Missouri Department of Revenue issued a letter ruling regarding whether a Taxpayer who operates a quarry and manufacturing facility can make purchases of diesel fuel, lubricants, and coolants for use in its front-end loaders, trucks, Continue reading Missouri – Taxability of Diesel Fuel and Other Products Used in Equipment and Manufacturing

Louisiana – Vendor’s Compensation and Sales Tax Return Changes

SALT Report 2863 – The Louisiana Department of Revenue issued a reminder that effective July 1, 2013, the vendor’s compensation rate has been reduced to .935%.  The new rate should be claimed on the July sales tax return, which is Continue reading Louisiana – Vendor’s Compensation and Sales Tax Return Changes

Ohio – Direct Mail Sourcing and Definitions

SALT Report 2862 – The Ohio Department of Taxation issued guidance regarding direct mail sourcing for sales and use tax purposes.  The information release defines specific direct mail terms and explains how to source “other direct mail” and “advertising and Continue reading Ohio – Direct Mail Sourcing and Definitions

Connecticut – First Phase of Sales Tax Pilot Program Introduced

SALT Report 2861 –The Connecticut Department of Revenue issued a notice regarding the State’s new sales tax pilot program.  The program authorizes the Commissioner to require a taxpayer, who is delinquent in paying sales taxes, to electronically remit any taxes Continue reading Connecticut – First Phase of Sales Tax Pilot Program Introduced

Washington – How Spirits Taxes Apply to Each Spirits License

SALT Report 2860 – The Washington Department of Revenue issued a notice that discusses how spirits taxes apply to each type of spirits license.  The list can be used to determine whether a licensee who purchases spirits in the original Continue reading Washington – How Spirits Taxes Apply to Each Spirits License

Washington – Construction Industry Tax Workshops

SALT Report 2859 – The Washington Department of Revenue announced that they are offering a series of tax workshops specific to the construction industry during the month of September. The workshops are designed to help contractors better understand the state Continue reading Washington – Construction Industry Tax Workshops

New York – 2013 Motor Fuel and Diesel Motor Fuel Sales Tax Rates

SALT Report 2858 – The New York Department of Taxation and Finance announced that there would be no adjustment to the cents-per-gallon sales tax rates on qualified fuel for the period beginning September 1, 2013. In addition, the Comptroller announced Continue reading New York – 2013 Motor Fuel and Diesel Motor Fuel Sales Tax Rates