CALIFORNIA – Newsom Veto Lets California Cities Share Sales Tax With Amazon, Other Retailers

Gov. Gavin Newsom vetoed a bill that would have barred California cities from striking tax-sharing deals with retailers like Amazon and Apple, finding that rural communities rely on the agreements to spur employment. The legislation aimed to end what state Continue reading CALIFORNIA – Newsom Veto Lets California Cities Share Sales Tax With Amazon, Other Retailers

Multi-State – House Panel To Consider Vaping Tax Bill This Week

The House Ways and Means Committee is scheduled to consider a bill on Wednesday that would impose a tax on the nicotine used in vaping, Chairman Richard Neal (D-Mass.) announced Monday. The panel will mark up a bipartisan bill introduced by Reps. Tom Suozzi Continue reading Multi-State – House Panel To Consider Vaping Tax Bill This Week

NEW YORK – Use Of Controversial Tax Break By Developers In Buffalo Continues To Grow

Use of a controversial property tax exemption for commercial projects in Buffalo keeps growing, according to a new report by a government watchdog group that has criticized the way developers have used the lucrative program. The Public Accountability Initiative projected Continue reading NEW YORK – Use Of Controversial Tax Break By Developers In Buffalo Continues To Grow