Missouri – Supreme Court Ends Longstanding Practice of Applying Use Tax Definitions in Sales Tax Case

On March 17, 2020, the Missouri Supreme Court held that the use tax definition of “sale” cannot be applied to sales tax cases, turning more than two decades of precedent on its head. In DI Supply I, LLC v. Director Continue reading Missouri – Supreme Court Ends Longstanding Practice of Applying Use Tax Definitions in Sales Tax Case

California – Orange County Cities Debate Financial Response To Coronavirus Sales and Hotel Tax Losses

Cities across Orange County are reevaluating budget projections for the rest of the fiscal year as massive reductions in sales tax revenue and other essential city revenue sources have dried up amid the stay at home order.  One of the Continue reading California – Orange County Cities Debate Financial Response To Coronavirus Sales and Hotel Tax Losses

Multi-State – Temporary Telework Arrangements Could Become Permanent

Will some of the temporary tax policy changes states are making in response to the public health crisis become permanent?  The question came up Tuesday in a teleconference meeting of the Strategic Planning Committee of the Multistate Tax Commission. Participants Continue reading Multi-State – Temporary Telework Arrangements Could Become Permanent