California – Tax, Penalty and Interest Relief Available for Businesses Affected by Wildfires 2015

SALT Report 3704 – The California State Board of Equalization (BOE) has announced that business owners and fee payers impacted by wildfires in Butte, El Dorado, Humboldt, Lake, Madera, Napa, Nevada, Sacramento, San Bernardino, San Diego, Shasta, Solano, Tulare, Tuolumne, and Yolo Continue reading California – Tax, Penalty and Interest Relief Available for Businesses Affected by Wildfires 2015

California – City Of Weed New Sales Tax Rate Is 7.75% Effective July 1, 2015

SALT Report 3703 – The California State Board of Equalization (BOE) reminds Californians a new sales and use tax rate in the Siskiyou County City of Weed takes effect on July 1, 2015. Voters in Weed approved the additional tax in March. Continue reading California – City Of Weed New Sales Tax Rate Is 7.75% Effective July 1, 2015

South Carolina – Tax Collections Up 7.3% Over Last Fiscal Year

SALT Report 3702 – State Controller Richard Eckstrom announced today that revenue collections for state government’s General Fund increased a robust $472 million, or 7.3 percent, over the previous fiscal year. Most of that growth came from increased individual income Continue reading South Carolina – Tax Collections Up 7.3% Over Last Fiscal Year

South Carolina – 2015 2 Hour Sales And Use Tax Workshops: CPE Available

SALT Report 3701 – The South Carolina Department of Revenue hosts taxpayer workshops both in person and via webinar. Upcoming workshops are noted below: September 15, 2015:  9 – 11 AM (in class) and 2 -4 PM (webinar) October 14, Continue reading South Carolina – 2015 2 Hour Sales And Use Tax Workshops: CPE Available

New York – Proposed 4 Quarter 2015 Motor Fuel Tax Rates Released

SALT Report 3700 – On August 2, 2015 The New York Department of Taxation released a proposal of amendments to Fuel Use Tax Regulations to set the sales tax component and the composite rate per gallon of the Fuel Use Continue reading New York – Proposed 4 Quarter 2015 Motor Fuel Tax Rates Released

New York – New Motor Fuel Tax Rates for 2nd and 3rd Quarter 2015 Adopted

SALT Report 3699 – On August 6, 2015 the New York Department of Taxation adopted amendments to Fuel Use Tax Regulations to set the sales tax component and the composite rate per gallon of the Fuel Use Tax on motor Continue reading New York – New Motor Fuel Tax Rates for 2nd and 3rd Quarter 2015 Adopted

Puerto Rico – Puerto Rico, At 11.5%, Has America’s Highest Sales Tax

Forbes.com by Scott Beyer – “On July 1, Puerto Rico raised its Sales and Use Tax (SUT) from 7% to 11.5%, through leadership from the legislature and Democratic governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla. 10.5% of this is imposed by Puerto Rico’s Department of Continue reading Puerto Rico – Puerto Rico, At 11.5%, Has America’s Highest Sales Tax

Colorado – Scams Regarding State Taxes

SALT Report 3698 – The Colorado Department of Revenue would like to alert taxpayers of a possible telephone scam from a party fraudulently representing themselves as the Colorado Department of Revenue. We do not contact taxpayers over the telephone and Continue reading Colorado – Scams Regarding State Taxes

Kansas – Tax Amnesty September 1, 2015 through October 15, 2015

SALT Report 3697 – The state of Kansas is offering a tax amnesty program where the state will waive penalties and interest assessed by the state for unpaid taxes if the tax debt for an approved application is paid in Continue reading Kansas – Tax Amnesty September 1, 2015 through October 15, 2015

Maine – Sales, Use and Service Provider Tax Symposiums

SALT Report 3696 – The Maine Department of Administrative and Financial Services will be conducting four meetings in Fall 2015 to address key areas of sales, use and service provider tax. Meeting details: Date: October 13, 2015 Place: Augusta – Continue reading Maine – Sales, Use and Service Provider Tax Symposiums