Connecticut – Herbal Aloe Products Deemed Exempt from Sales and Use Tax

SALT Report 3881 – The Connecticut Department of Revenue Services released a ruling regarding the taxability of herbal aloe products. They ruled that the sales of herbal aloe products are exempt from sales and use taxes as sales of food Continue reading Connecticut – Herbal Aloe Products Deemed Exempt from Sales and Use Tax

Vermont – Payment of Sales and Use Tax by Contractors

SALT Report 3880 – The Vermont Department of Taxes has published a fact sheet intended to guide contractors on the proper application of sales and use tax in the state of Vermont. The document outlines certain scenarios in which contractors Continue reading Vermont – Payment of Sales and Use Tax by Contractors

Alabama – Severe Weather Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday February 24 – 26, 2017

SALT Report 3879 – Beginning in 2012, a sales tax holiday was enacted pursuant to Act No. 2012-256, whereby no state sales or use tax is due on covered items as defined in the Act and in the Severe Weather Continue reading Alabama – Severe Weather Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday February 24 – 26, 2017

Indiana – Manufacturer’s Purchase of Shipping Labels and Printer Ribbon Taxable

SALT Report 3878 –The Indiana Department of Revenue has released a letter ruling regarding the protest from a manufacturer as to whether or not they should have to pay sales and use tax on certain materials they deem to be Continue reading Indiana – Manufacturer’s Purchase of Shipping Labels and Printer Ribbon Taxable

Vermont – Voluntary Collection Agreement with Airbnb

SALT Report 3877 – The Vermont Department of Taxes is pleased to announce an agreement with Airbnb to collect meals and rooms tax on payment for lodging offered by its hosts. Vermont joins other states and the District of Columbia, Continue reading Vermont – Voluntary Collection Agreement with Airbnb

California – Decision of the California Supreme Court in the Gillette Company vs. Franchise Tax Board

SALT Report 3876 – As this case has unfolded over the years, many companies in California filed claims for refund in order to protect the statute of limitations in the event the case was decided in the taxpayer’s favor. The Continue reading California – Decision of the California Supreme Court in the Gillette Company vs. Franchise Tax Board

California – Sales and Use Tax Presentation

SALT Report 3875 – The California Board of Equalization has posted a presentation on their website which describes the basics of sales and use tax to small business owners. This presentation provides a basic understanding of sales and use tax, Continue reading California – Sales and Use Tax Presentation

Georgia – Sales Tax Rates Effective October 1, 2016

SALT Report 3873 – The Georgia Department of Revenue has posted county sales tax rate changes that took effect on October 1, 2016. For further Information: https://dor.georgia.gov/sites/dor.georgia.gov/files/related_files/document/LGS/Distributions/LGS_quarterly_rate_changes_Oct_2016.pdf