Alabama – Online Sales Tax Brought In Additional $12 Million During Holidays

An increase in online sales tax collections paid off for Alabama during the busy holiday shopping period. Remote retailers brought in $12 million more in new tax revenue to the state during the 2018 holiday season compared to the same Continue reading Alabama – Online Sales Tax Brought In Additional $12 Million During Holidays

Florida – Online Purchases May Have Petersburg Sales Tax

Like others in Southeast, people in Petersburg may start seeing local sales tax charged on some online purchases. The borough last month heard the first report of such a sales tax charge from online retail giant Amazon and the local Continue reading Florida – Online Purchases May Have Petersburg Sales Tax

Tennessee – Among states collecting online sales tax

If you haven’t received your credit card bills for holiday shopping purchases, prepare to brace yourself, especially if you shopped online. A caller to the Cleveland Daily Banner recently – and angrily – shared that she had been charged sales Continue reading Tennessee – Among states collecting online sales tax

Arizona – Online Sales Tax Bill Introduced At Arizona Legislature

New legislation introduced at the Arizona Capitol Wednesday could change the state’s “unfair tax code” and make online retailers subject to Arizona sales tax. Currently, Arizona law only requires retailers with a physical presence in the state to pay sales Continue reading Arizona – Online Sales Tax Bill Introduced At Arizona Legislature

Georgia – Sales Tax On Netflix

ATLANTA (FOX 5 Atlanta) – Officials said there might be a new tax on digital streaming services in Georgia. Streaming services like Netflix might be taxed if a bill sponsored by State Rep. Jay Powell goes through, officials said. Officials said the bill is designed Continue reading Georgia – Sales Tax On Netflix

California – Blog: California, Are You Ready For A Carbon Sales Tax

Coming soon to a store near you — a carbon sales tax? The Democratic supermajority up in Sacramento is back at it, finding creative ways to hike taxes on businesses and working families. SB 43 from Sen. Ben Allen (D-Santa Continue reading California – Blog: California, Are You Ready For A Carbon Sales Tax

Ohio – The Department of Taxation Posts Correction To Tax Rate Changes

There will be one (1) sales and use tax rate change effective April 1, 2019.  (Wayne county was inadvertently added to the original tax alert.) The Gallia County sales and use tax rate will increase from 7.00% to 7.25%. For Continue reading Ohio – The Department of Taxation Posts Correction To Tax Rate Changes

Texas – Watch: A Conversation With Comptroller Glenn Hegar

Watch our interview with Glenn Hegar, Texas comptroller of public accounts, moderated by Texas Tribune co-founder and CEO Evan Smith. Hegar, who was elected comptroller in 2014 and re-elected in 2018, serves as Texas’ treasurer, check writer, tax collector, procurement Continue reading Texas – Watch: A Conversation With Comptroller Glenn Hegar

Multi-State – How Much Does Your State Collect in Sales Taxes Per Capita?

This week’s state tax map examines state sales tax collections per capita. Forty-five states and the District of Columbia have state-levied sales taxes, while five states–Alaska, Delaware, Montana, New Hampshire, and Oregon–do not collect sales taxes at the state level. Continue reading Multi-State – How Much Does Your State Collect in Sales Taxes Per Capita?

Tennessee: Report: Tennessee Can Collect More Online Sales Taxes

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is unlikely to face a legal challenge should it begin collecting more sales taxes from internet purchases, according to a new state report encouraging the state to take advantage of the possible revenue bump. “If Continue reading Tennessee: Report: Tennessee Can Collect More Online Sales Taxes