Texas – Harvey Sales Tax ‘Bump’ Wanes In SETX

The bump in sales tax payments most of Jefferson County enjoyed last year thanks to recovery-related spending after Tropical Storm Harvey appears to be over, figures from the Texas Comptroller’s Office show. Statewide, sales tax collections were up 6.1 percent Continue reading Texas – Harvey Sales Tax ‘Bump’ Wanes In SETX

New York – State Issues Advisory Opinion On Monitoring Services Taxability

Advisory Opinion TSB-A-11(26)S – Petitioner asks whether it is required to collect sales tax on the receipts from the sale, lease, installation or repair of fire and burglar alarms, closed circuit television systems, and from the sale of monitoring services. Continue reading New York – State Issues Advisory Opinion On Monitoring Services Taxability

Utah – State Lawmakers Postpone Contentious Tax Overhaul Bill

ST. GEORGE — A massive tax overhaul Utah lawmakers hoped to pass this session has been put on hold. Gov. Gary Herbert and top Republican legislators announced in a press conference Thursday that mo re time is needed to address issues related Continue reading Utah – State Lawmakers Postpone Contentious Tax Overhaul Bill

Nebraska – Sales And Use Tax Rate Changes Effective July 1, 2019

Effective July 1, 2019, the cities of Coleridge, Nehawka, and Wauneta will each start a 1% local sales and use tax. Also effective July 1, 2019 the city of St. Edward will increase its local sales and use tax rate to 1.5%. These cities have complied with the notification requirements under the Local Option Continue reading Nebraska – Sales And Use Tax Rate Changes Effective July 1, 2019