Pennsylvania – Remote Sales Tax Needs To Be Reported

Now that it’s tax season, I’m sure everyone in Pennsylvania knows that they are to report and pay the sales tax on those taxable purchases made over the internet, toll-free numbers, mail order catalogs, etc., from out of state businesses Continue reading Pennsylvania – Remote Sales Tax Needs To Be Reported

CALIFORNIA – Alameda Leaders Get Behind Movement To Exempt Tampons From Sales Taxes

City leaders are calling on state officials to end sales taxes on tampons and sanitary napkins, saying the products should be exempt because they promote public health. “It’s really about menstrual equity,” City Councilwoman Malia Vella said. “And while we Continue reading CALIFORNIA – Alameda Leaders Get Behind Movement To Exempt Tampons From Sales Taxes

GEORGIA – February Net Tax Revenues Up 5.5 Percent Statewide

The State of Georgia’s net tax collections for February totaled almost $1.3 billion, for an increase of $67.6 million — or 5.5 percent — compared to February 2018, when net tax collections totaled roughly $1.23 billion, according to a press Continue reading GEORGIA – February Net Tax Revenues Up 5.5 Percent Statewide

New Jersey – State Lawmakers Near Vote On Recreational Cannabis

Lawmakers are poised to vote on making New Jersey the 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana Lawmakers are poised to vote on making New Jersey the 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana. The Democrat-led Assembly and Senate have scheduled votes for Continue reading New Jersey – State Lawmakers Near Vote On Recreational Cannabis

CONNECTICUT – Leaders Offer Blueprint For Legal Pot Sales In Connecticut

Top lawmakers outlined a marijuana legalization blueprint Thursday that includes erasure of certain criminal records, a tax of roughly 20 percent, and “equity” incentives for communities where large numbers of pot-related arrests have occurred. Leaders of the General Law, Judiciary Continue reading CONNECTICUT – Leaders Offer Blueprint For Legal Pot Sales In Connecticut

WASHINGTON – 10.4% sales tax begins Monday, April 1, 2019

Edmonds and Woodway residents will pay a little bit more on sales tax beginning Monday, April 1. It’s going to 10.4 percent from 10.3 percent. Both trail only Lynnwood, Mill Creek and Mukiteo, whose sales tax rises from 10.4 to Continue reading WASHINGTON – 10.4% sales tax begins Monday, April 1, 2019

GEORGIA – House Backs Uber, Lyft, Airbnb Tax Collections

Whether ride-share companies such as Lyft and Uber have to begin collecting sales taxes from customers in Georgia will be decided on the final day of the 2019 session. The Georgia House approved a bill Friday for a second time Continue reading GEORGIA – House Backs Uber, Lyft, Airbnb Tax Collections

California – Santa Ana Prepares For Highest Sales Tax In Orange County

SANTA ANA, Calif. (KABC) — Starting April 1, the city of Santa Ana will have the highest sales tax in Orange County, and many in the area still have no idea what’s coming.  Though the price tags on sales items Continue reading California – Santa Ana Prepares For Highest Sales Tax In Orange County

Missouri – Use Tax Unofficially Passes On Second Ballot Attempt

The use tax was unofficially approved by voters April 2. The tax will place a 2.375% sales tax on any online out-of-state purchases. The tax originally appeared on the November ballot and was rejected by voters. In 2016, the Department Continue reading Missouri – Use Tax Unofficially Passes On Second Ballot Attempt

New York – New York State Imposes Tax on Marketplace Providers

On March 31, the New York State Legislature and Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a $175 billion budget, which, among other things, significantly changes the legal obligations regarding sales tax collection for “internet marketplace providers.” According to the New York Times, the budget Continue reading New York – New York State Imposes Tax on Marketplace Providers