California – Relief for Taxpayers in Mariposa County

SALT Report 2936 – The California State Board of Equalization is extending their offer of relief to business owners in Mariposa County who have been impacted by the “Rim Fire.”  Those who have been affected by the fire may request Continue reading California – Relief for Taxpayers in Mariposa County

Virginia – Foods Eligible for the Reduced Tax Rate

SALT Report 2935 – The Virginia Tax Commissioner issued a ruling regarding an assessment against a Taxpayer who operates a retail food establishment.  At issue in this case, are whether certain prepackaged deli trays and party platters that the Taxpayer’s Continue reading Virginia – Foods Eligible for the Reduced Tax Rate

New York – U.S. Supreme Court Asked to Review Click-Through Nexus Provisions

SALT Report 2934 – On August 23 & 26, 2013 both Overstock.com and Amzon.com filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court asking them to review a ruling by the New York Court of Appeals.  The ruling in question held Continue reading New York – U.S. Supreme Court Asked to Review Click-Through Nexus Provisions

California – Board Readopts Retailer Reimbursement Regulation

SALT Report 2933 – The California State Board of Equalization announced that they have voted to readopt Regulation 2000, Retailer Reimbursement Retention, as an emergency regulation, for the second time.  This will allow the Board to consider the adoption of Continue reading California – Board Readopts Retailer Reimbursement Regulation

District of Columbia – Decreased Sales Tax, Increased Use Tax on Alcoholic Beverages

SALT Report 2932 – On August 28, 2013 Mayor Vincent Gray signed the District of Columbia’s Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Support Act of 2013. The Bill provides a reduction in the sales tax rate, an increase in the use tax Continue reading District of Columbia – Decreased Sales Tax, Increased Use Tax on Alcoholic Beverages

Minnesota – Revised Durable Medical Equipment Fact Sheet

SALT Report 2931 – The Minnesota Department of Revenue updated a fact sheet that discusses the application of sales and use tax to durable medical equipment.  Revisions to the fact sheet reflect that the exemption for durable medical equipment paid Continue reading Minnesota – Revised Durable Medical Equipment Fact Sheet

Vermont – Voluntary Self-Audit Program

SALT Report 2930 – The Vermont Department of Taxes released information regarding the State’s voluntary use tax self-audit program, called “Know What You Owe.”  The self-audit program is being offered from August 1, 2013 through May 1, 2014. During that Continue reading Vermont – Voluntary Self-Audit Program