Rhode Island – Tax Amnesty To Begin December 1, 2017 through February 15, 2018

SALT Report 3942 – The Rhode Island Division of Taxation is preparing for a 75 day tax amnesty scheduled to begin Friday, December 1, 2017 through Thursday, February 15, 2018.  Advisory 2017-29, published September 27, 2017, provides some planning and Continue reading Rhode Island – Tax Amnesty To Begin December 1, 2017 through February 15, 2018

California – The Challenge Of Taxing Services

California Tax Foundation Every few years, there are renewed discussions of imposing a sales tax on services in California, often proposed in the name of “modernizing the economy,” closing California’s budget gap, or stabilizing cyclical fluctuations in tax revenue. Recently, Continue reading California – The Challenge Of Taxing Services

Multi-State – Bodega App May Vend Up Sales And Use Tax Confusion

Boomberg BNA Sales Tax Slice by Stephanie E. Cangialosi September 21, 2017 Last week, the Bodega app burst onto the tech scene garnering a lot of attention over its name, in particular. Naming controversies aside, now that Bodega is in the Continue reading Multi-State – Bodega App May Vend Up Sales And Use Tax Confusion

Multi-State – Six Weeks Remaining In The MTC Program For Marketplace Sellers

SALT Report 3941 – The Multistate Tax Commission’s Online Marketplace Seller Voluntary Disclosure Initiative will consider applications for voluntary disclosure meeting specific eligibility criteria received during  the time period August 17, 2017 through October 17, 2017. There are six weeks Continue reading Multi-State – Six Weeks Remaining In The MTC Program For Marketplace Sellers

Indiana – State Looking To Courts To Change Online Sales Tax Rules

Tristate homepage.com posted August 30, 2017 (Indiana Statehouse Nwsroom) — The State of Indiana filed a lawsuit this week hoping to change how states can charge online sales tax. This push is an attempt for the courts to say Indiana Continue reading Indiana – State Looking To Courts To Change Online Sales Tax Rules

Multi-State – Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Taxes Burden Taxpayers

Bloomberg BNA by Jonathan A. Feldman and Alla Raykin August 17, 2017 Tax Policy To raise revenue and tackle health concerns, a number of localities have imposed sugar-sweetened beverage taxes. However, localities may have limited guidance on how these taxes Continue reading Multi-State – Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Taxes Burden Taxpayers

Texas – Harvey Help: Can Contractors Charge Sales Tax?

KHOU.com By Grace White September 6, 2017 If you’re hiring someone to clean out your flooded home, you should not be paying sales tax for the labor. One homeowner contacted KHOU after he noticed it on his quote. “We’re looking Continue reading Texas – Harvey Help: Can Contractors Charge Sales Tax?

Multi-State – Abolish The Income Tax, Replace With A Sales Tax

American Thinker by J. Marsolo September 6, 2017 American Thinker has published two articles in the past week on having a flat income tax, and a similar proposal to use FICA, which is a flat rate, to replace the current Continue reading Multi-State – Abolish The Income Tax, Replace With A Sales Tax

New Jersey – State Enacts Voluntary Disclosure Initiative For Certain Out-Of-State Sellers

SALT Report 3931 – The New Jersey Division of Taxation has announced a voluntary disclosure program for out-of-state sellers with click-through agreements with businesses in New Jersey. The program will run from August 21, 2017 to November 21, 2017. This program Continue reading New Jersey – State Enacts Voluntary Disclosure Initiative For Certain Out-Of-State Sellers