Missouri – College Student Would be Sole Voter in CID Sales Tax Decision

Unintended consequences in the creation of the Business Loop 70 Community Improvement District result in a lone college student being the only registered voter qualified to approve a sales tax increase. At 23 years old she is considering the implications Continue reading Missouri – College Student Would be Sole Voter in CID Sales Tax Decision

Vermont – Sales Tax on Soda Misapplied to Seltzer at Grocery and Convenience Stores

Vtdigger.com by Jasper Craven “Harrison said the confusion surrounding what beverages are and aren’t taxable is the result of Vermont’s membership as a streamlined sales tax state. The Green Mountain state is one of 24 states that share the same Continue reading Vermont – Sales Tax on Soda Misapplied to Seltzer at Grocery and Convenience Stores

New York – Sales Tax Money from Uber Could Help Fix MTA Budget Gap as Yellow Cab Rides Fall, Group Says

Nydailynews.com by Dan Rivoli “The idea that would haul in the most money would provide the MTA all the sales tax money levied on Uber and black car rides that now goes to city and state coffers. Charging a 7.7% Continue reading New York – Sales Tax Money from Uber Could Help Fix MTA Budget Gap as Yellow Cab Rides Fall, Group Says

Ohio – Bill Would Exempt Textbooks from Ohio Sales Tax

Dispatch.com by Jim Siegel and Dina Berliner “A bipartisan pair of Franklin County lawmakers are introducing a bill this week to exempt college textbooks from the state sales tax. “I think it would make a huge difference, especially for people Continue reading Ohio – Bill Would Exempt Textbooks from Ohio Sales Tax