Ohio – Sales Tax Holiday kicks off Friday, August 2, 2019 thru August 4, 2019

Ohio’s sales tax holiday starts this weekend. Ohio is one of 16 states giving families a break. The following items are exempt from sales and use tax: Clothing priced at $75 per item or less; School supplies priced at $20 Continue reading Ohio – Sales Tax Holiday kicks off Friday, August 2, 2019 thru August 4, 2019

South Dakota – Analysts Warn SD Lawmakers Of Dip In Sales, Use Tax Revenues

Both Terwilliger and Mehlhaff agreed on one prediction, though: That sales and use tax collections in Fiscal 2020 will be lower than the Legislature budgeted for in March. The BFM in its interim report forecasts $1.06 billion in sales and Continue reading South Dakota – Analysts Warn SD Lawmakers Of Dip In Sales, Use Tax Revenues

Multi-State – Study: Sales Tax Holidays Don’t Help States’ Economies

A Tax Foundation report calls the holidays a ‘political gimmick.’ SALES TAX HOLIDAYS, where states temporarily remove state and sometimes local taxes from certain products, are not actually beneficial to the economy and low-income residents, according to a recent study by the Tax Continue reading Multi-State – Study: Sales Tax Holidays Don’t Help States’ Economies

MAINE – MRS Announces Tax Payer Service Hours

As previously announced in the June Tax Alert, MRS is changing taxpayer telephone services beginning August 1, 2019, to better serve the needs of Maine taxpayers and tax professionals. Below is a summary of taxpayer services provided by MRS and Continue reading MAINE – MRS Announces Tax Payer Service Hours

MAINE – MRS Petition For Reconsideration Form Revised

MRS has revised its Petition for Reconsideration form which should be used when a taxpayer would like MRS to reconsider certain determinations with which the taxpayer disagrees. The revised form is available on the MRS website at www.maine.gov/revenue/forms (click on Continue reading MAINE – MRS Petition For Reconsideration Form Revised

OHIO – Sales Tax Holiday Returning August 2, 2019 thru August 4, 2019

Beginning in 2019, Sub. S.B. 226 provides for a permanent sales tax holiday on the first Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of August each year.  For 2019, the sales tax holiday will begin on Friday, August 2 at 12:00 a.m. and Continue reading OHIO – Sales Tax Holiday Returning August 2, 2019 thru August 4, 2019

MAINE – Notice Of Bureau Policy Change

“Business Equipment Tax Exemption Program” “Business Equipment Tax Reimbursement Program” MRS has implemented a policy change regarding eligibility of certain business equipment in the Business Equipment Tax Exemption (BETE) and the Business Equipment Tax Reimbursement (BETR) programs. Interior decoration, such Continue reading MAINE – Notice Of Bureau Policy Change

Ohio – Ohio’s tax-free weekend returns in August: Here’s what you can buy

One of the state’s biggest shopping weekends returns in August. Ohio’s tax-free weekend will take place Aug. 2-4, meaning it’s an ideal time to stock up on back-to-school supplies.  The sales tax holiday begins at noon Aug. 2 and runs Continue reading Ohio – Ohio’s tax-free weekend returns in August: Here’s what you can buy

Multistate – WAYFAIR & THE ECONOMIC NEXUS IMPACT ON ART DEALERS

A common misconception about the Wayfair ruling is that it only affects online sales or e-commerce businesses. Unfortunately, this is not the case. Any business that ships or performs services remotely into a state is subject to the new economic Continue reading Multistate – WAYFAIR & THE ECONOMIC NEXUS IMPACT ON ART DEALERS

South Dakota – South Dakota state government achieved most of 2019 budget surplus from savings

Terwilliger said the 2019 budget didn’t reflect any additional sales and use tax revenue from remote sellers and marketplaces that use the Internet to sell products and services to South Dakota. The state law requiring remote sellers to report their Continue reading South Dakota – South Dakota state government achieved most of 2019 budget surplus from savings