South Carolina – Annual Sales Tax Holiday August 4, 2017 Through August 6, 2017

SALT Report 3907 – South Carolina’s popular Sales Tax Holiday weekend will kick off Friday, August 4 and run through Sunday, August 6. During the annual Sales Tax Holiday, a variety of approved school supply items are exempt from the 6% state Continue reading South Carolina – Annual Sales Tax Holiday August 4, 2017 Through August 6, 2017

Alabama – Alabama 2017 “Back-To-School” Sales Tax Holiday July 21-23, 2017

SALT Report 3908 – Alabama has moved back their back-to-school sales tax holiday from the first week in August to the third full weekend in July. Beginning in 2006, a sales tax holiday was enacted, whereby no state sales or Continue reading Alabama – Alabama 2017 “Back-To-School” Sales Tax Holiday July 21-23, 2017

Ohio – Sales Tax Holiday August 4, 2017 Through August 6, 2017

SALT Report 3906 – Ohio will have a sales tax holiday from Friday, August 4, 2017 at 12:00 a.m. to Sunday, August 6, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. During the holiday, the following items are exempt from sales and use tax: An item of Continue reading Ohio – Sales Tax Holiday August 4, 2017 Through August 6, 2017

North Dakota – Internet Access Charges Exempt From Sales Tax Beginning July 1, 2017

SALT Report 3904 – Beginning July 1, 2017, all charges for Internet access will be exempt from sales and use taxes in the state of North Dakota. North Dakota has been one of the few remaining states allowed to tax Continue reading North Dakota – Internet Access Charges Exempt From Sales Tax Beginning July 1, 2017

Indiana – New Definition Of Physical Presence Set To Begin July 1, 2017

SALT Report 3901 – On April 28, 2017, Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb signed House Bill 1129, requiring remote sellers with no physical presence in Indiana to collect, remit, comply with all applicable provisions of the Indiana gross retail tax code Continue reading Indiana – New Definition Of Physical Presence Set To Begin July 1, 2017

Wyoming – New Definition Of Physical Presence for Remote Sellers Set To Begin July 1st, 2017

SALT Report 3899 – House Bill 19, which is set to take effect July 1, 2017, applies to remote sellers with an annual gross revenue in Wyoming that exceeds $100,000; or if the number of separate transactions delivered into Wyoming is 200 or Continue reading Wyoming – New Definition Of Physical Presence for Remote Sellers Set To Begin July 1st, 2017

California – Lawmakers Propose Major Taxes And Fees

California Tax  Foundation Tax Watch Report Updated Through June 2, 2017 “California lawmakers have proposed more taxes and fees in the first six months of the 2017-18 legislative session than in all of 2015 or 2016. If each proposal became Continue reading California – Lawmakers Propose Major Taxes And Fees

Arkansas – The “Arkansas Medical Marijuana Special Privilege Tax Of 2017” Goes Into Effect July 1, 2017

SALT Report 3902 – Arkansas Act 1098 levies a privilege tax on usable Medical Marijuana sold by a cultivation facility, dispensary, or other marijuana business.  Those businesses licensed by the Alcohol Beverage Control must collect and remit the special privilege Continue reading Arkansas – The “Arkansas Medical Marijuana Special Privilege Tax Of 2017” Goes Into Effect July 1, 2017

Arkansas – Candy And Soft Drinks Removed From The Definition Of Food Beginning January 1, 2018

SALT Report 3905 – Similar to multiple other states, Arkansas Act 141 will be removing candy and soft drinks from  the definitions of “Food” and “Food Ingredients” beginning January 1, 2018. The full 6.5% State sales and use tax rate Continue reading Arkansas – Candy And Soft Drinks Removed From The Definition Of Food Beginning January 1, 2018

Colorado – Sales Tax Slice: Home Rule Headaches

Bloomberg BNA SALT TALK BLOG By Ariam Tsighe June 15, 2017 “As state legislative sessions wind down across the country, Colorado is ramping up efforts to institute order among its 69 home rule cities. Last week, its general assembly passed Continue reading Colorado – Sales Tax Slice: Home Rule Headaches