Louisiana – Proposed Constitutional Amendment Would Have State Collect Local Sales Taxes

A proposed constitutional amendment would transfer the authority to collect sales taxes from local taxing entities to the state. Supporters say the change would simplify Louisiana’s convoluted sales tax system and create a more business-friendly taxing environment. But politically influential Continue reading Louisiana – Proposed Constitutional Amendment Would Have State Collect Local Sales Taxes

VIRGINIA – Jamestown Seeking Sales-Tax Increase

Jamestown residents will vote again on a proposed 1-cent sales tax increase on the April 2 ballot. A similar issue failed at the polls in November. Mayor Dayna Coonce said a new wastewater treatment plant will increase current sewer rates Continue reading VIRGINIA – Jamestown Seeking Sales-Tax Increase

WISCONSIN – County Sales Tax Headed To a vote Tuesday at Fond du Lac County Board meeting

Fond du Lac County Board Tuesday is expected to decide whether the one-half percent sale tax should stay or go. If the majority of county supervisors back continuation of the tax — due to sunset on Dec. 31, 2021 — Continue reading WISCONSIN – County Sales Tax Headed To a vote Tuesday at Fond du Lac County Board meeting

Texas – Comptroller Releases Where Taxes Are Collected And Spent In Texas

A document has been released by the Texas Comptroller Office detailing the ins and outs of Texas taxes. The 27-page report called A Field Guide to the Taxes of Texas, is filled with information regarding funds used to pay for 5 Continue reading Texas – Comptroller Releases Where Taxes Are Collected And Spent In Texas