California- Taxpayers Will Pay Restaurants to Feed Seniors in California

Taxpayers will pay restaurants to make meals for millions of California’s seniors during the coronavirus pandemic, an initiative that could pump billions of dollars into a devastated industry while generating sales tax collections for cash-strapped local governments, Gov. Gavin Newsom Continue reading California- Taxpayers Will Pay Restaurants to Feed Seniors in California

Multi-State – Industries Pushing for Targeted Tax Relief in Pandemic Bills

U.S. industry groups, confronted with the economic damage wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic, have started asking lawmakers for more targeted tax relief.  The requests, which come as Congress is starting work on the next coronavirus relief package, are likely to Continue reading Multi-State – Industries Pushing for Targeted Tax Relief in Pandemic Bills

Texas- Sales Tax Revenues Fall by 9.3% in April 2020

For the past several weeks, the comptroller has been referring to the state of the economy as a recession. The latest sales tax figures give the first glimpse of how much the economic downturn will hurt the state budget. Texas Continue reading Texas- Sales Tax Revenues Fall by 9.3% in April 2020

Oklahoma- OKC Expects Sharp Drop in Sales Tax Receipts APRIL 30, 2020

In the last report before the COVID-19 economic crash, the April sales and use tax summary shows combined General Fund collections in Oklahoma City were slightly above the monthly projection and increased compared to the same month last year. The Continue reading Oklahoma- OKC Expects Sharp Drop in Sales Tax Receipts APRIL 30, 2020

Arizona – ADOR Stops Tax Fraud Schemes this Tax Season May 4, 2020

Attempted Scams Emerged Same Time as COVID-19 The Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR) says COVID-19 hasn’t stopped scammers from trying to take advantage of taxpayers. ADOR’s Criminal Investigation Unit reports since COVID-19 fully emerged in Arizona, 13 tax fraud schemes Continue reading Arizona – ADOR Stops Tax Fraud Schemes this Tax Season May 4, 2020