Oklahoma –Church’s Chicken in Sapulpa Re-Opens After Sales-Tax Closure

www.newson6.com by Richard Clark – December 1, 2015 “A month after the Oklahoma Tax Commission closed 15 Church’s Chicken restaurants in the Tulsa and Oklahoma City areas, one of the restaurants has re-opened. The company says it re-opened the Sapulpa Continue reading Oklahoma –Church’s Chicken in Sapulpa Re-Opens After Sales-Tax Closure

Washington – Boeing Avoided Nearly $20 Million in Sales Taxes Last Year

www.goskagit.com – November 30, 2015 “The sales-tax savings of $19,586,512 in 2014, released to the newspaper by the state Department of Revenue after a public-records request and appeal, represents a small slice of the aerospace giant’s expected annual savings from Continue reading Washington – Boeing Avoided Nearly $20 Million in Sales Taxes Last Year

California – BOE Reminds Holiday Shoppers About Use Tax

SALT Report 3751 – The California Board of Equalization is reminding shoppers to review their receipts for tax charged. If purchases from out of state retailers do not show that tax was charged on a taxable item it is the Continue reading California – BOE Reminds Holiday Shoppers About Use Tax

Alaska – Gov. Walker Prepared to Support Sales Tax in Place of Proposed Income Tax

www.ktuu.com by Dan Carpenter – December 9, 2015 “During a Thursday broadcast of the Channel Two News Hour, Gov. Walker said he would support a sales tax in place of the income tax, if that’s what ultimately gets decided by Continue reading Alaska – Gov. Walker Prepared to Support Sales Tax in Place of Proposed Income Tax

Alabama – Raise Sales Tax or Decrease Use Tax?

www.andalusiastarnews.com by Michele Gerlach – December 9, 2015 “To avoid being sued, the Covington County Commission needs to reduce the county’s sales and use tax, or increase its sales tax. That was the advice presented by county attorney Stacy Brooks Continue reading Alabama – Raise Sales Tax or Decrease Use Tax?

New Jersey – Boat Sales Tax Cut

SALT Report 3750– On December 9, 2015, New Jersey’s governor signed into effect a bill that will cut sales tax on boats. This means that there will be a total sales tax cap at $20,000. For further Information: http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/business/new-jersey-cuts-sales-tax-on-purchase-of-new-boats/article_a33ac27a-9ebe-11e5-9392-075146f9cca6.html

Arizona – Transaction Privilege Tax (TPT) License Renewal Due January 1, 2016

SALT Report 3749 – In their effort to simplify the reporting and payment of the Transaction Privilege Tax (TPT) the state of Arizona is requiring all state TPT taxpayers to renew their licenses with the Department of Revenue and to Continue reading Arizona – Transaction Privilege Tax (TPT) License Renewal Due January 1, 2016

South Carolina – S Carolina Shoppers Latest to Pay Taxes on Amazon Sales

www.abcnews.go.com by Seanna Adcox – November 28, 2015 “A sales-tax break the Legislature gave Amazon in 2011 expires Jan. 1, making South Carolinathe last state to collect among those where officials cut similar deals with the online retail giant. Taxing Amazon’s in-state sales Continue reading South Carolina – S Carolina Shoppers Latest to Pay Taxes on Amazon Sales

Oklahoma – Merchants Create Advocacy Group Seeking Sales Tax Parity

www.newsok.com by Brianna Bailey – November 5, 2015 “The newly formed Oklahoma Retail Merchants Association hopes to take on issues like making online retailers pay sales taxes. The group was formed to advocate for sales tax parity to put small Continue reading Oklahoma – Merchants Create Advocacy Group Seeking Sales Tax Parity

Florida – Sales Tax Supporters Say Existing Taxes and Fees Aren’t Enough

www.dailycommercial.com by LIvi Stanford – November 1, 2015 “Lake County has grown by 130,000 people since the last time the penny sales tax was renewed in 2001. “The need to provide level of service has increased greatly,” Commissioner Sean Parks Continue reading Florida – Sales Tax Supporters Say Existing Taxes and Fees Aren’t Enough