Washington – Washington Department of Revenue Offers Free Business Taxes Webinar on April 30, 2020

April 16, 2020 – Business owners in Washington have many responsibilities, including knowing which taxes they must report. To help reach more businesses statewide, the Washington State Department of Revenue (Revenue) will host a free live webinar for new and small Continue reading Washington – Washington Department of Revenue Offers Free Business Taxes Webinar on April 30, 2020

Texas- Sales, use tax allocations not yet impacted by COVID-19 pandemic

On April 8, Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced he would send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $701.8 million in local sales tax allocations for April. That’s .05% less than April 2019. These allocations are made in Continue reading Texas- Sales, use tax allocations not yet impacted by COVID-19 pandemic

Florida- Small Businesses Looking to Expand Bridge Loan Program

Florida Democrats say they’re curious about the vetting process that resulted in just 1,000 small businesses receiving emergency bridge loans from the state to keep them afloat through the coronavirus pandemic. More than 38,000 applied for the bridge loan program which Continue reading Florida- Small Businesses Looking to Expand Bridge Loan Program

Washington – Governor Signs Bill Exempting Menstrual Hygiene Products from Sales Tax

Last Friday, Gov. Jay Inslee signed SB 5147 , which will provide “tax relief by exempting menstrual products from retail sales and use tax.” The state believes that the inclusion of menstrual products in the retail tax puts those who Continue reading Washington – Governor Signs Bill Exempting Menstrual Hygiene Products from Sales Tax

Iowa – City of Des Moines Projects $18 Million Loss Because of COVID-19

The city of Des Moines estimates an $18 million loss of revenue for the next 60 days, and it’s all attributed to COVID-19. With the city at a stand still, it’s projected that there will be little revenue from sales Continue reading Iowa – City of Des Moines Projects $18 Million Loss Because of COVID-19