New Jersey – State’s Largest City Plans To Test Universal Basic Income Program

New Jersey’s largest city plans to test whether universal basic income is feasible, making it the latest government to flirt with a program that would guarantee income for residents whether or not they have a job. Newark Mayor Ras Baraka announced his decision last Continue reading New Jersey – State’s Largest City Plans To Test Universal Basic Income Program

Rhode Island – Nardone Bill Would Lower Remote Sales Tax In RI from 7% To 6.5% As “Already Required By Law”

Freshman Republican State Representative George Nardone appeared on GoLocal LIVE at at the Rhode Island State House, where he spoke to his bill, introduced along with colleagues Sherry Roberts and Minority Leader Blake Filippi — to reduce the rate for Continue reading Rhode Island – Nardone Bill Would Lower Remote Sales Tax In RI from 7% To 6.5% As “Already Required By Law”

Nebraska – Online Sales Tax Bill Among Those Sent To Ricketts For Signature

Nebraska will begin collecting sales tax from online retailers beginning April 1 if Gov. Pete Ricketts signs a bill sent to him Friday. Senators gave final approval to the bill (LB284) by Omaha Sen. John McCollister. Online sales tax revenue, Continue reading Nebraska – Online Sales Tax Bill Among Those Sent To Ricketts For Signature

Missouri – House Narrowly Gives Initial OK To Online Sales Tax, Income Tax Cut For Wealthy

The Missouri General Assembly’s newest plan to bring in money for the state introduces new taxes on out-of-state sellers but lowers taxes for those in the top tax bracket. House Bill 548, sponsored by Rep. J. Eggleston, R-Maysville, which narrowly Continue reading Missouri – House Narrowly Gives Initial OK To Online Sales Tax, Income Tax Cut For Wealthy

Rhode Island – State Expanding Sales Tax

In search of more revenues, the General Assembly recently enacted legislation requiring more companies to collect Rhode Island’s seven percent sales tax on items ordered on the internet. This legislation is a result of a 2018 U.S. Supreme Court decision Continue reading Rhode Island – State Expanding Sales Tax

Kansas – SB 22 Has Passed The House With Economic Nexus Provisions On Remote Sellers And Marketplace Facilitators

Senate Bill 22, if enacted, would require a remote seller or marketplace facilitator to collect and remit Kansas state and local sales or use tax, even if they have no physical presence. The bill outlines the thresholds that would trigger Continue reading Kansas – SB 22 Has Passed The House With Economic Nexus Provisions On Remote Sellers And Marketplace Facilitators

Iowa – Have You Prepared For Iowa’s Software And Services Sales Tax Rules?

Many Iowans have noticed a price increase on their Netflix and iTunes purchases during the past couple of months. That’s because Iowa’s recently enacted tax reform bill has levied a sales tax on certain digital products and services. However, like Continue reading Iowa – Have You Prepared For Iowa’s Software And Services Sales Tax Rules?

Minnesota – Openings In upcoming Sales And Use Tax Classes

Basic Sales and Use Tax classes April 10, 2019 (Duluth) April 10, 2019 (Mankato) April 17, 2019 (Webinar) April 24, 2019 (Brainerd) April 24, 2019 (St. Paul) April 25, 2019 (St. Cloud) May 8, 2019 (Edina) Sales and Use Tax Continue reading Minnesota – Openings In upcoming Sales And Use Tax Classes

California – California May Require Marketplace Facilitators To Collect Tax For Sellers, Increase Small Seller Exception

Update 3.6.2019: AB 147 sailed through today’s Appropriations Committee hearing. Several people praised the bill and no one opposed it.  California is on track to enforce remote sales tax collection starting April 1, 2019, as required by a California Department of Continue reading California – California May Require Marketplace Facilitators To Collect Tax For Sellers, Increase Small Seller Exception