Vermont – Know What You Owe (Voluntary Self Audit Program) Ends May 1, 2014

SALT Report 3282 – The Vermont Department of Taxes is running a Use Tax Amnesty for the period August 1, 2013 through May 1, 2014.  The Know What You Owe program will: Allow self-reporting of tax Waive all penalties Waive Continue reading Vermont – Know What You Owe (Voluntary Self Audit Program) Ends May 1, 2014

Minnesota – Petroleum Tax Unit Annual Report

SALT Report 3281 – The Minnesota DOR released the Petroleum Tax Unit Annual Report 2013 summarizing 2013 (and historical) product receipts, collections, refunds and distributions.  The net highway fund distribution for 2013 was $751,045,356.22, aviation $3,359,297.73 and general $110,474,151.38. For Continue reading Minnesota – Petroleum Tax Unit Annual Report

South Carolina – New Call Center; One Support Number

SALT Report 3280 – The South Carolina DOR implemented a more streamlined contact center which routes all taxpayer calls through one support number in efforts to provide the best quality and timely customer service; taxpayers now hear a new phone Continue reading South Carolina – New Call Center; One Support Number

California – New Employment Credit Mapping Tool

SALT Report 3279 – As a result of the enactment of AB 93 and SB 90 a new collection of tax credits and exemptions have been or are to be enacted.  A familiar incentive included within the scope of this Continue reading California – New Employment Credit Mapping Tool

Minnesota – Duty Free Store Sales: Revenue Notice 13-03 (September 16, 2013)

SALT Report 3278 – The Minnesota Department of Revenue released this Revenue Notice 13-03 to clarify when sales by and purchases from “Duty Free” stores are taxable and exempt.  Basically, sales to international passengers could be considered exempt when the Continue reading Minnesota – Duty Free Store Sales: Revenue Notice 13-03 (September 16, 2013)

California – Sales and Use Tax Guide for Veterinarians Publication 36 (February 2014)

SALT Report 3277 – The California State Board of Equalization has recently updated another one of their publications – this one pertaining to Veterinarians.  Note the emphasis on record keeping and documentation.  Thanks HB. For Further Information:          Sales and Use Continue reading California – Sales and Use Tax Guide for Veterinarians Publication 36 (February 2014)

Alabama – Severe Weather Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday (February 21 – 23, 2014)

SALT Report 3276 – “Beginning at 12:01 a.m. (CST) on Friday February 21, 2014, and ending at twelve midnight on Sunday February 23, 2014, Alabama will hold its third annual sales tax holiday giving shoppers the opportunity to purchase certain severe-weather Continue reading Alabama – Severe Weather Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday (February 21 – 23, 2014)

Wisconsin – Business Tax Incentives for 2013 (2/14)

SALT Report 3275 – This publication provides information about the Wisconsin tax incentives that may be available to taxpayers doing business in Wisconsin for the taxable year beginning in 2013. Some of the tax incentives include: Development zones credits Economic Continue reading Wisconsin – Business Tax Incentives for 2013 (2/14)

California – New SCOP Visits Announced; 18,668 Businesses in 30 Zip Codes Will Receive Letters

SALT Report 3274 – The stated intent of SCOP is to visit all businesses in the state of California.  This is an important program to be aware of due to the potential misunderstandings employees (state and taxpayer) may have about Continue reading California – New SCOP Visits Announced; 18,668 Businesses in 30 Zip Codes Will Receive Letters

Wisconsin – (Senate Bill 348) Sales and Use Tax Exemption For Aircraft Parts, Maintenance, and Labor

SALT Report 3273 –The Wisconsin legislature passed Senate Bill 348 today (25 Ayes, 7 Noes) and the bill moves on to the Joint Committee on Finance.  The bill will provide for exemption of aircraft parts and labor regardless of use.  Continue reading Wisconsin – (Senate Bill 348) Sales and Use Tax Exemption For Aircraft Parts, Maintenance, and Labor