California – Palm Desert Food Industry Seminar

SALT Report 3087 – The California State Board of Equalization is offering a free tax seminar for the food industry.  The seminar is designed for restaurant owners, bar owners, mobile food venders, or anyone who would like to start or Continue reading California – Palm Desert Food Industry Seminar

California – New Law to Fight Criminal Tax Evasion

SALT Report 3086 – On October 7, 2013, California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation that will help the State fight criminal tax evasion that results from underground economies. Assembly Bill 576 creates the Revenue Recovery and Collaborative Enforcement Team, which Continue reading California – New Law to Fight Criminal Tax Evasion

California – CAEATFA Applications Available

SALT Report 3085 – The application for the California Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing Authority Sales and Use Tax Exclusion Program for manufacturers of energy efficient products and advanced manufacturing projects is now available to all interested parties. Applications Continue reading California – CAEATFA Applications Available

Georgia – Extended Comment Period for Amendments to Sales and Use Tax Regulations

SALT Report 3084 – The Georgia Department of Revenue announced that they are extending the public comment period regarding proposed amendments and revocations to several sales and use tax regulations.  The Department must receive all interested party comments no later Continue reading Georgia – Extended Comment Period for Amendments to Sales and Use Tax Regulations

Michigan – Prepaid Fuel Sales Tax Rates

SALT Report 3083 – The Michigan Department of Treasury issued a revenue bulletin that establishes the November 2013 sales tax prepayment rates applicable to sales and purchases of gasoline and diesel fuels. For the period of November 1, 2013, through Continue reading Michigan – Prepaid Fuel Sales Tax Rates

Wisconsin – Occasional Sale Exemption for Nonprofits

SALT Report 3082 – The Wisconsin Department of Revenue updated its fact sheet that discusses the occasional sales exemption available to nonprofit organizations.  Nonprofit organizations are often referred to as tax exempt because they are exempt from federal and state Continue reading Wisconsin – Occasional Sale Exemption for Nonprofits

Wisconsin – Sales and Purchases by a Chamber of Commerce

SALT Report 3081 – The Wisconsin Department of Revenue updated a fact sheet that explains the sales and use tax exemption as it applies to chambers of commerce.  The fact sheet states that a chamber of commerce is not specifically Continue reading Wisconsin – Sales and Purchases by a Chamber of Commerce

Washington – Draft ETA for Trade Shows, Conventions, and Educational Seminars

SALT Report 3080 – The Washington Department of Revenue released an excise tax advisory draft that explains the situations in which a trade show, convention, or educational seminar is considered “open to the general public” for purposes of the B&O Continue reading Washington – Draft ETA for Trade Shows, Conventions, and Educational Seminars