California- Cannabis Mark-up Rate Remains at 80 Percent

The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) is responsible for determining the cannabis mark-up rate every six months. We have determined the cannabis mark-up rate will remain unchanged at 80 percent for the remainder of the 2020 calendar Continue reading California- Cannabis Mark-up Rate Remains at 80 Percent

MultiState – Audit Risks Emerge for DoorDash, Grubhub and Uber Eats

The boom in services delivering food to millions sheltering at home during the Covid-19 pandemic is prompting a closer look into whether they’re properly collecting and remitting state and local taxes.  Internet- and app-based platforms such as DoorDash, Grubhub, Postmates, Continue reading MultiState – Audit Risks Emerge for DoorDash, Grubhub and Uber Eats

Mississippi- Could Soon Tax Third-Party Internet Sales

Mississippi is one of four states without a sales tax on third-party sales on the internet, but that could change if a bill that is headed to the Senate floor becomes law. House Bill 379, known as the Mississippi Marketplace Continue reading Mississippi- Could Soon Tax Third-Party Internet Sales

California- Victorville Voters to See Sales Tax Increase Measure on November Ballot

City residents will decide in November whether to allow a one-cent sales tax increase which city officials say will be used to improve public safety and may go toward other uses as well. The City Council approved the proposed ballot Continue reading California- Victorville Voters to See Sales Tax Increase Measure on November Ballot

Arizona- ADOR Advises Taxpayers to be Aware of Third-Party Tax Collection Letters

The Arizona Department of Revenue tells taxpayers to disregard letters entitled “Distraint Warrant”. The Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR) wants taxpayers to know if they receive a letter from a third-party collections agency that uses the title “Distraint Warrant,” the Continue reading Arizona- ADOR Advises Taxpayers to be Aware of Third-Party Tax Collection Letters

California- Sacramento County nears Transportation Sales Tax Vote

The Sacramento County Board of Supervisors is expected to decide soon whether to place a question on the fall ballot to raise $8 billion over 40 years for transportation purposes via a sales tax. The sales tax is earmarked for Continue reading California- Sacramento County nears Transportation Sales Tax Vote

Tennessee – Lawmakers Want to Lift Sales Tax on Food, Raise Taxes on Tobacco Products

NASHVILLE – Two Tennessee lawmakers want the 4% sales tax on food lifted and instead raise taxes on tobacco products to “improve the overall health, and ultimately save money for all Tennesseans.” Rep. Bo Mitchell (D-Nashville) and Sen. Sara Kyle Continue reading Tennessee – Lawmakers Want to Lift Sales Tax on Food, Raise Taxes on Tobacco Products

Rhode Island –No Nexus for Remote Work, Equipment in State (ADV 2020-24)

ADVISORY FOR TAX PROFESSIONALS  Direct from the Rhode Island Department of Revenue Division of Taxation:  May 28, 2020 “For the duration of Rhode Island’s coronavirus state of emergency, the Rhode Island Division of Taxation will not seek to establish nexus Continue reading Rhode Island –No Nexus for Remote Work, Equipment in State (ADV 2020-24)