Georgia – New Sales Tax Rates Announced

SALT Report 3527 – The State of Georgia has announced new sales tax rates to be effective January 1, 2015. Brooks County – 6% Chattahoochee County – 7% Clinch County – 6% Muscogee County – 7% Seminole County – 6% Continue reading Georgia – New Sales Tax Rates Announced

New York – Revised Policy On Storage In Transit

SALT Report 3526 – The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance has released a memorandum regarding policy changes on storage and transit services provided in conjunction with an exempt transportation services.  In the State of New York transportation Continue reading New York – Revised Policy On Storage In Transit

California – New CNG and Liquefied Natural Gas Measurement And Rates

SALT Report 3525 – The California State Board of Equalization has announced new rates for Compressed Natural Gas to become effective January 1, 2015. Use Fuel Tax Rate – 8.87 cents ($0.0887) for each 126.67 cubic feet or 5.66 pounds Continue reading California – New CNG and Liquefied Natural Gas Measurement And Rates

Alaska – “An Act to Tax and Regulate the Production, Sale, and Use of Marijuana” Passed

SALT Report 3524 – On November 4, 2014, recreational use of marijuana was legalized by a majority vote that approved Ballot Measure 2, An Act To Regulate the Production, Sale, and Use of Marijuana.  “The bill would impose a $50 Continue reading Alaska – “An Act to Tax and Regulate the Production, Sale, and Use of Marijuana” Passed

California – New SCOP Visits Announced; 5,924 Business Owners To Receive Letters

SALT Report 3523 – The State of California’s Statewide Compliance Outreach Program (SCOP) will notify 5,924 businesses of upcoming visits.  “The visits are intended to educate retailers about properly reporting sales and use tax, increase compliance with tax laws, and Continue reading California – New SCOP Visits Announced; 5,924 Business Owners To Receive Letters

California – Berkeley First To Pass Soda Tax

SALT Report 3522 – The City of Berkeley, California is the first U.S. city to pass the “soda tax” law.  The new Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Product Distribution Tax will impose a $0.01 per fluid ounce tax on sugar sweetened beverages sold Continue reading California – Berkeley First To Pass Soda Tax

Arizona – Publication Covers Changes To License Renewals, Filing Frequencies, Due Dates And More

SALT Report 3521 – The Arizona Department of Revenue has released a publication to inform taxpayers of upcoming changes and news. License Renewals – Renewals are due January 1, 2015. There is no State renewal fee and renewal forms must Continue reading Arizona – Publication Covers Changes To License Renewals, Filing Frequencies, Due Dates And More

California – Local Assistance Centers To Help Residents Recover From Napa Earthquakes

SALT Report 3520 – The California State Board of Equalization is providing assistance to residents and business owners affected by the earthquake in Napa County and Solano County.  Taxpayers will have opportunities to ask questions and receive information about tax Continue reading California – Local Assistance Centers To Help Residents Recover From Napa Earthquakes

California – Amendments To Regulation 1588, Seeds, Plants and Fertilizer Proposed

SALT Report 3519 – The California State Board of Equalization has proposed to adopt amendments to Regulation 1588.  The amendments will specifically include carbon dioxide in the definition of fertilizer and clarify that the exemption may also apply to qualifying Continue reading California – Amendments To Regulation 1588, Seeds, Plants and Fertilizer Proposed