Massachusetts – Amazon.com to Begin Collecting Sales Tax as of Nov. 1st

SALT Report 3129 – Amazon.com has agreed to collect and remit Massachusetts state tax as part of an agreement announced by Governor Deval Patrick last year.  “I appreciate Amazon’s willingness to work with us to reach an agreement that will Continue reading Massachusetts – Amazon.com to Begin Collecting Sales Tax as of Nov. 1st

Connecticut – Amazon.com to Begin Collecting Sales Tax as of Nov. 1st

SALT Report 3128 – An agreement was made between Amazon.com and the State of Connecticut wherein the online retailer will, beginning November 1, 2013, start collecting and remitting the state’s sales tax which is currently 6.35%.  Amazon.com also has plans Continue reading Connecticut – Amazon.com to Begin Collecting Sales Tax as of Nov. 1st

California – San Francisco Considering a Tax on Sugary Drinks

SALT Report 3127 – Monday, Oct 28th, in a statement on Twitter, San Francisco Supervisor, Scott Wiener announced a “sugary beverage tax to fund nutrition/physical activity/health programs & combat diabetes epidemic.”  Mr. Wiener’s intention, according to the article cited in Continue reading California – San Francisco Considering a Tax on Sugary Drinks