California – Free Tax Seminar in Lake Forest for Nonprofit and Exempt Organizations

SALT Report 2988 – The California State Board of Equalization is offering a free tax seminar for nonprofit and exempt organizations, their staff, and individuals who are interested in forming a nonprofit.  The seminar will address state and federal tax Continue reading California – Free Tax Seminar in Lake Forest for Nonprofit and Exempt Organizations

California – Los Angeles City Tax Amnesty Program

SALT Report 2987 – The City of Los Angeles announced that they are offering a tax amnesty program from September 1, 2013, through December 2, 2013.  The tax amnesty program applies to both registered and unregistered businesses that have outstanding Continue reading California – Los Angeles City Tax Amnesty Program

Illinois – Drop Shipment Products for Resale

SALT Report 2986 – The Illinois Department of Revenue issued a general information letter that discusses drop shipments.  The Taxpayer is an Illinois company that manufactures and sells equipment through a network of independent distributors around the country.  The distributors, Continue reading Illinois – Drop Shipment Products for Resale

Illinois – Preferred Drug Providers Liable for Service Occupation Tax

SALT Report 2985 – The Illinois Department of Revenue issued a general information letter regarding the application of tax to sales of prescription drugs to prescription drug providers under the Medicare Part D Prescription Plan.  The Taxpayer is a nationwide Continue reading Illinois – Preferred Drug Providers Liable for Service Occupation Tax

Texas – Research and Development Exemption

SALT Report 2984 – The Texas Comptroller issued guidance regarding House Bill 800, which creates a sales and use tax exemption for the purchase, lease, or rental of depreciable tangible personal property for direct use in qualified research, as defined Continue reading Texas – Research and Development Exemption

Texas – Refunds for Cable Television, Internet Access and Telecommunications Services Providers

SALT Report 2983 – Recently enacted legislation in Texas allows cable television service, Internet access service, and telecommunications service providers to claim a refund of the state sales and use taxes paid on the purchase, lease or rental of tangible Continue reading Texas – Refunds for Cable Television, Internet Access and Telecommunications Services Providers

Texas – New Definitions

SALT Report 2982 – In the latest edition of Tax Policy News, the Texas Comptroller discusses recent changes to state tax laws that created or amended the definitions of the following items. Intravenous (IV) Systems House Bill 3169 amends Tax Continue reading Texas – New Definitions