Virginia – Revised Guidelines for the Upcoming Sales Tax Holiday

SALT Report 3073 – The Virginia Department of Taxation revised its guidelines and rules for the State’s annual Energy Star and WaterSense sales tax holiday. This year’s holiday is scheduled for October 11, 2013 and will end on Monday, Oct. Continue reading Virginia – Revised Guidelines for the Upcoming Sales Tax Holiday

California – Governor Signs Zapper Legislation

SALT Report 3072 – Recently enacted legislation in California provides that a person who sells, purchases, installs, or uses any automated sales suppression device, zapper or phantom-ware with the intent to avoid or evade the payment of any tax due Continue reading California – Governor Signs Zapper Legislation

California – Green Technology Tax Guide

SALT Report 3071 – The California State Board of Equalization released a tax guide for businesses involved in green technologies to clarify many of the tax laws specific to this industry.  The BOE states that because this industry has seen Continue reading California – Green Technology Tax Guide

Washington – Reseller Permit Renewal Process

SALT Report 3071 – The Washington Department of Revenue issued a reminder for the 130,000 businesses whose reseller permits are set to expire on December 31, 2013. The Department advises that all qualified businesses will automatically receive a renewed permit Continue reading Washington – Reseller Permit Renewal Process

West Virginia – Guidance Provided on Municipal Taxes

SALT Report 3070 – The West Virginia State Tax Department issued guidance regarding the municipal sales & service and use taxes that took effect on October 1, 2013 in the cities of Charleston, Harrisville, Quinwood, and Wheeling. The new municipal Continue reading West Virginia – Guidance Provided on Municipal Taxes

Michigan – Bill to Amend Voluntary Disclosure Agreements

SALT Report 3069 – The Michigan State Legislature passed a Bill that, if enacted, would revise the voluntary disclosure agreement available for certain business taxes. Currently, the VDA only applies to business taxes levied under the Single Business Tax Act Continue reading Michigan – Bill to Amend Voluntary Disclosure Agreements

Utah – Updated Taxability Matrix

SALT Report 3068 – The Utah State Tax Commission updated the state’s Streamlined Sales and Use Tax taxability matrix to reflect that “kidney dialysis equipment, not for home use, with a prescription,” is taxable under the durable medical equipment section. Continue reading Utah – Updated Taxability Matrix