CONNECTICUT – Boat sales booming thanks to reduced state sales tax

The Connecticut Marine Trades Association says Connecticut boat sales are booming, thanks to last year’s lowering of the state sales tax rate on luxury boats. Some boat dealerships have seen a 25 percent spike since January, and it doesn’t look Continue reading CONNECTICUT – Boat sales booming thanks to reduced state sales tax

Indiana – State Tax Filing About To Get Easier

Hoosiers still have to pay taxes but Gov. Eric Holcomb’s administration is trying to make the process a little less painful. The Indiana Department of Revenue is set to deploy the first of a four-phase rollout Sept. 3, while another Continue reading Indiana – State Tax Filing About To Get Easier

North Carolina – State To Tax Certain Digital Property Starting in October 2019

In the last decade, buying habits have shifted dramatically to keep pace with new technologies. Though sales of printed books are experiencing a resurgence, electronic books have a solid market share; sales of streamed music now dwarf digital and vinyl Continue reading North Carolina – State To Tax Certain Digital Property Starting in October 2019

New York – Cuomo, de Blasio Go To War Over Famed Pizzeria’s Tax Problems

New York’s top politicians are doing what New Yorkers do best — fight about pizza. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo played hardball this week with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio after famed Brooklyn pizzeria Di Fara shut its doors amid problems over a massive outstanding Continue reading New York – Cuomo, de Blasio Go To War Over Famed Pizzeria’s Tax Problems

Illinois – City Of Macomb Considers Putting Sales Tax On Cannabis Products

In just a few months, recreational marijuana will be legal in Illinois. One Tri-State town is looking at it as an opportunity for economic growth. Macomb Mayor Mike Inman said the city is setting the stage for someone to build Continue reading Illinois – City Of Macomb Considers Putting Sales Tax On Cannabis Products

California – Have You Paid Too Much for Sales Tax? Orange County Man With Eagle Eye Catches Blunder

How many of us think to check the sales tax businesses charge us? One Orange County man does, and thanks to him, it’s saving others some money. David Ho recently rented a car for a day from Avis at John Wayne Airport. When Continue reading California – Have You Paid Too Much for Sales Tax? Orange County Man With Eagle Eye Catches Blunder