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

Kansas – Governor Kelly Suggests Online Sales Tax In New Budget

Governor Laura Kelly has suggested an online sales tax for Kansans. She says the tax would not only bring in nearly $50 million in revenue for the state, but it would also level the playing field between big online retailers Continue reading Kansas – Governor Kelly Suggests Online Sales Tax In New Budget

Virginia – Bill Filed By Roanoke Delegate Would Increase Sales Tax On Firearms, Ammunitions

A delegate from Roanoke has introduced legislation that would support gun violence prevention programs. Del. Sam Rasoul, a Democrat, introduced House Bill 1687 that would establish the Violence Intervention and Prevention Fund that would distribute “grants to localities and organizations for the Continue reading Virginia – Bill Filed By Roanoke Delegate Would Increase Sales Tax On Firearms, Ammunitions

North Carolina – City Officially Supports Sales Tax Proposal For Schools

The Goldsboro City Council expresses its support for the proposed sales tax increase that would benefit Wayne County schools.  Tuesday, the city council unanimously approved a resolution supporting the one-quarter-of-one-cent sales and use tax referendum that will be on the Continue reading North Carolina – City Officially Supports Sales Tax Proposal For Schools

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

Georgia – State Lawmakers Pass New Internet Sales Tax Bill

RINGGOLD, Ga. — A new internet sales tax in Georgia is one step away from being reality. All that is left is for Governor Kemp to sign off on it, but it may affect some of the popular luxuries you depend Continue reading Georgia – State Lawmakers Pass New Internet Sales Tax Bill

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