Pennsylvania – Philly Sweetened Beverage Tax Under Fire

Keller and Heckman LLP The Daily INTAKE October 18, 2017 As previously covered on this blog, on June 16, 2016, the Philadelphia city council voted 13-4 to approve a 1.5-cent-per-ounce tax on sugar-sweetened beverages.  The tax – which took effect on January 1, 2017 Continue reading Pennsylvania – Philly Sweetened Beverage Tax Under Fire

California – Sugar Sweetened Beverage Tax (Albany)

SALT Report 3935 – Ballot Measure O1 was approved by the voters as part of the November 2016 General Election for a Sugar-Sweetened Beverage General Tax. The measure approves City of Albany Ordinance 2016-02, and enacts a one cent per ounce general tax, Continue reading California – Sugar Sweetened Beverage Tax (Albany)

Ohio – Software Nexus Standards Established

SALT Report 3946 – The Ohio Department of Taxation has issued Information Release ST 2017-02 (Sales and Use Tax: Software Nexus and Network Nexus)  and revised Information Release ST 2001-01 (Sales and Use Tax: Use Tax Nexus Standards). Please check Continue reading Ohio – Software Nexus Standards Established

California – $373.4 Billion A Year In Higher Taxes and Fees Proposed In 2017 Legislative Session

California Tax Foundation Tax Watch October 18, 2017 Updated Through the End of the 2017 Legislative Session SACRAMENTO – California state lawmakers this year proposed $373.4 billion in higher annual taxes and fees, the nonpartisan California Tax Foundation reported today. Continue reading California – $373.4 Billion A Year In Higher Taxes and Fees Proposed In 2017 Legislative Session

Multi-State – For Amazon Sellers, A Big Tax Bill Is Looming

cbsnews.com by Jonathan Berr MoneyWatch October 19, 2017 During a March trade show, Richard Cram of the Multistate Tax Commission (MTC) had some unwelcome news for a group of sellers who use Amazon’s (AMZN) e-commerce platform. Cram informed the sellers Continue reading Multi-State – For Amazon Sellers, A Big Tax Bill Is Looming

South Dakota – State Asks Supreme Court To Take Up Sales Tax Case

SFGate Associated Press October 2, 2017 PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review whether retailers can be required to collect sales taxes in states where they don’t have a physical presence. Attorney General Continue reading South Dakota – State Asks Supreme Court To Take Up Sales Tax Case

North Carolina – Sales And Use Tax Division Issues Form E-505 (9-17)

SALT Report 3944 – The Sales and Use Tax Division has issued Form E-505 (9-17). Form E-505 (9-17) provides an overview of sales and use tax and privilege tax changes primarily enacted by the 2017 NC General Assembly. The annual Tax Continue reading North Carolina – Sales And Use Tax Division Issues Form E-505 (9-17)

Multi-State – MTC Nexus Committee Extends The Application Deadline to November 1, 2017

SALT Report 3945 – At it’s October 11, 2017 meeting, The Multistate Tax Commission extended it’s National Nexus Program to November 1, 2017. Please see the links below for information regarding this program. For More Information: Multistate Tax Commission SALT Continue reading Multi-State – MTC Nexus Committee Extends The Application Deadline to November 1, 2017

Colorado – Neflix Sues Colorado Town Over $116K Sales-Tax Bill

Courthouse News.com by Amanda Pampuro October 5, 2017 FORT COLLINS, Colo. (CN) – Netflix, the streaming service that destroyed video-rental late fees, is standing up to the biggest fee of them all: taxes. The entertainment giant filed an appeal and lawsuit in Continue reading Colorado – Neflix Sues Colorado Town Over $116K Sales-Tax Bill

Virginia – New Exemption Certificate Required For Cigarette Resale

SALT Report 3943 – Beginning January 1, 2018, any retail dealer or wholesale dealer making a tax-exempt purchase of cigarettes for resale will require the possession of a newly created Department-issued exemption certificate (ST-10C) to purchase cigarettes bearing Virginia revenue stamps for resale exempt from Continue reading Virginia – New Exemption Certificate Required For Cigarette Resale