California – Taxes and Fees Adminstered by the CDTFA FY 2017-18

Sales tax began in 1933 Use tax began in 1935 at a state rate of 6.25% broken down in 4 part harmony as follows: $25.8 billion collected in 2017/18 at a rate of 3.9375% General Fund and 0.25% Education Protection Continue reading California – Taxes and Fees Adminstered by the CDTFA FY 2017-18

California – BOE 2018 Annual Report Explaining When The BOE Was Replaced By CDTFA and OTA

“Created in 1879 by a constitutional amendment, the California State Board of Equalization (BOE) was initially responsible for ensuring that county property tax assessment practices were equal and uniform throughout California. The BOE began to levy four new taxes, including Continue reading California – BOE 2018 Annual Report Explaining When The BOE Was Replaced By CDTFA and OTA

South Carolina – BUSINESS OWNERS CHARGED WITH TAX EVASION, FAILED TO REPORT MILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN SALES

BUSINESS OWNERS CHARGED WITH TAX EVASION, FAILED TO REPORT MILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN SALES FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  –   5/22/2020 South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR) agents today arrested two businessmen in unrelated cases and charged them with multiple counts of Continue reading South Carolina – BUSINESS OWNERS CHARGED WITH TAX EVASION, FAILED TO REPORT MILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN SALES

Multi-State – A Lump Of Coal For 12 States Not Collecting Marketplace Sales Taxes This Holiday Season

The last few years have brought major improvements in how states enforce their sales tax laws on purchases made over the Internet. Less than a decade ago, e-retailers almost never collected the sales taxes owed by their customers. The result was a Continue reading Multi-State – A Lump Of Coal For 12 States Not Collecting Marketplace Sales Taxes This Holiday Season

Arizona – Department of Revenue Provides Penalty Relief and Support for October TPT Filers

News, Events & NoticesNovember 22, 2019Arizona Department of Revenue In light of intermittent technical issues with the Department of Revenue’s AZTaxes.gov website, the department is providing additional support to assist business taxpayers in meeting their transaction privilege tax (TPT) obligations Continue reading Arizona – Department of Revenue Provides Penalty Relief and Support for October TPT Filers

Illinois – Lawmakers Move To Boost Online Sales Tax Compliance

Lawmakers passed a legislative fix during the recently adjourned fall veto session that proponents say could help the state realize $380 million in annual tax revenue by increasing compliance with existing online retail transaction tax laws. Supporters say the new Continue reading Illinois – Lawmakers Move To Boost Online Sales Tax Compliance

Louisiana – Group Protests Pink Tax, Says Women Should Ask State For Money Back

Some women’s groups are claiming it’s unconstitutional that 33 states still have taxes on feminine protection. And Louisiana is one of those states. Now they are taking their protest to several states, as well as a petition online, to declare Continue reading Louisiana – Group Protests Pink Tax, Says Women Should Ask State For Money Back

Illinois – State Moves To Boost Online Sales Tax Compliance

Lawmakers passed a legislative fix during the recently adjourned fall veto session which proponents say could help the state realize $380 million in annual tax revenue by increasing compliance with existing online retail transaction tax laws. Supporters say the new Continue reading Illinois – State Moves To Boost Online Sales Tax Compliance

Louisiana – Six Proposed Sales Tax Districts In Lafayette Could Allow Increased Taxes Without Vote

Lafayette’s residents could see higher sales taxes in parts of the city pending the approval of six new economic development districts proposed by outgoing Mayor-President Joel Robideaux. The proposed districts are set for a vote by Lafayette’s City-Parish Council at Continue reading Louisiana – Six Proposed Sales Tax Districts In Lafayette Could Allow Increased Taxes Without Vote

New Jersey – Waives Telework Nexus During COVID-19 Crisis

New Jersey is temporarily waiving corporate nexus arising from employees teleworking due to the COVID-19 pandemic—a response to the crisis that other states should follow.  When employees work in a state in which their employer does not otherwise operate, that can give their Continue reading New Jersey – Waives Telework Nexus During COVID-19 Crisis