Minnesota – North Mankato Passes Food And Beverage Sales Tax

After months of debate, the North Mankato City Council passed a .5% food and beverage sales tax Monday night that goes into effect next year. The council voted 3-2 in favor, with Council members Billy Steiner and Sandra Oachs dissenting. Continue reading Minnesota – North Mankato Passes Food And Beverage Sales Tax

Utah – Instead Of Taxing Food, Utah’s Senate Minority Leader Proposes A Tax On Soda And Candy

SALT LAKE CITY — In a counter-proposal to her Republican colleagues considering hiking the sales tax on food, Senate Minority Leader Karen Mayne is pushing for raising the tax on soda and candy. “Everybody needs food to live. You don’t Continue reading Utah – Instead Of Taxing Food, Utah’s Senate Minority Leader Proposes A Tax On Soda And Candy

MULTI STATE – More States Enacting Internet Sales Taxes

Just everyone knows about the “Amazon tax,” which allows sales taxes to be collected on purchases over the internet from companies like Amazon. But now, states are taking this one step farther, imposing “marketplace” and “remote seller” taxes that allow Continue reading MULTI STATE – More States Enacting Internet Sales Taxes

MULTI STATE – 5 States With No State Sales Tax

Forty-five states plus the District of Columbia impose a sales tax to raise revenue. In addition, local sales tax is collected in 38 states. The combined levy can be hefty. In Tennessee, for example, the average combined state and local Continue reading MULTI STATE – 5 States With No State Sales Tax