CALIFORNIA – Barstow Sales Tax Goes Up April 1

“All we’re doing any differently is updating the software on our cash registers to make sure we’ve got the new sales tax rate right,” said Ben Rosenberg, owner of the Barstow Station travel stop. The success of the general sales Continue reading CALIFORNIA – Barstow Sales Tax Goes Up April 1

Multi-State – More States Consider Taxing Personal and Professional Services as 2019 Legislative Sessions Advance

In recent years, states have increasingly considered taxing services by expanding the sales and use tax base —  and 2019 is no different. So far this year, taxation of services bills have been introduced in nine states: California, Connecticut, Florida, Montana, Continue reading Multi-State – More States Consider Taxing Personal and Professional Services as 2019 Legislative Sessions Advance

Kansas – Independence Struggling To Get Sales Tax Revenue As Retail Stores Close

Zach Walker became the Independence city manager in 2016, and he says he’s been watching the decline of retail stores since. “CNBC forecast that through April of this year, over 6,000 stores nationwide had already closed. That’s in excess of Continue reading Kansas – Independence Struggling To Get Sales Tax Revenue As Retail Stores Close

Texas – Nelson’s Online Sales Tax Bill Passes Committee

The Senate Finance Committee on Wednesday approved two bills sponsored by Texas State Senator Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, allowing Texas to collect sales tax from remote sellers in accordance with the recent South Dakota v. Wayfair decision from the U.S. Continue reading Texas – Nelson’s Online Sales Tax Bill Passes Committee