Florida – Central Florida Officials Blast Bill As Assault On Home Rule That Could Impede Sales-Tax Measures

Central Florida officials are concerned about a bill moving quickly through the Legislature they fear would make it more difficult for local governments to gain voter approval for local-option sales taxes to fund road improvements or capital projects. The proposed Continue reading Florida – Central Florida Officials Blast Bill As Assault On Home Rule That Could Impede Sales-Tax Measures

Idaho – You May Owe Use Tax On Internet, Other Untaxed Purchases

BOISE, IDAHO — March 19, 2019 — As you gather information to file your 2018 Idaho income tax return, don’t forget to report those untaxed purchases you made last year. If you didn’t pay sales tax when you bought the goods, Continue reading Idaho – You May Owe Use Tax On Internet, Other Untaxed Purchases

California – Chico Store Pays Sales Tax For Select Feminine Hygiene Products

CHICO, Calif. — A grocery store called the Chico Natural Foods Cooperative announced it will cover the sales tax typically charged with feminine hygiene products.  Current California law does not exempt feminine hygiene products from sales tax. Action News Now asked a customer Continue reading California – Chico Store Pays Sales Tax For Select Feminine Hygiene Products

California – (CDTFA) California Department of Tax and Fee Administration Announces New Sales and Use Tax Rates Operative April 1, 2019

Sacramento – The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) has notified seller’s permit holders that new sales and use tax rates will take effect beginning April 1, 2019. The new rates are the result of voter-approved initiatives. To find the correct rate for Continue reading California – (CDTFA) California Department of Tax and Fee Administration Announces New Sales and Use Tax Rates Operative April 1, 2019

Washington – State’s Taxes Make It The Worst State To Be Poor. See How It Compares To Others

Poor people in Washington have the worst tax burden in America, according to a new online survey. Financial services website WalletHub conducted a survey of all 50 states, plus Washington, D.C., to determine which states were the best, and which Continue reading Washington – State’s Taxes Make It The Worst State To Be Poor. See How It Compares To Others

Multistate – Pike v. Bruce Church, Inc., 397 U.S. 137 (1970)

Annotation Primary Holding Even if a law does not discriminate on its face against interstate commerce, it is not permissible if the burdens greatly exceed the benefits to local commerce. Facts Bruce Church, Inc. was an agricultural company that operated Continue reading Multistate – Pike v. Bruce Church, Inc., 397 U.S. 137 (1970)