IOWA- Des Moines, suburbs overwhelmingly approve sales tax increase

After failing in three previous elections, voters in Des Moines and five other cities in Polk County on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a 1-cent sales tax increase. More than 70 percent of Des Moines voters backed the increase, according to unofficial Continue reading IOWA- Des Moines, suburbs overwhelmingly approve sales tax increase

Missouri – Maryville Voters Will Decide On Use Tax In April

(MARYVILLE, Mo.)— The Use Tax failed in November 2018, but the Maryville City Council elected to put the issue back on the ballot in April. The Use Tax essentially allows for the local sales tax rate (2.375 percent) to be Continue reading Missouri – Maryville Voters Will Decide On Use Tax In April

OHIO – Lawmakers Propose New Sales-Tax Holiday For Energy-Efficient Appliances

Two new bills from Dayton-area Republican state Rep. Niraj Antani would create a new three-day sales-tax “holiday” every March on sales of energy-efficient appliances and expand the state’s existing back-to-school sales-tax holiday in August. The twin pieces of legislation, neither Continue reading OHIO – Lawmakers Propose New Sales-Tax Holiday For Energy-Efficient Appliances