California – Council Seeks Support, More Details on Possible Sales Tax Increase

Auburn City Council members put off a vote to officially add a 1-cent sales tax increase on the November ballot Monday night, directing staff to provide more specifics. The current sales tax in Auburn is 7.25 percent, with 6 percent Continue reading California – Council Seeks Support, More Details on Possible Sales Tax Increase

Texas- Outbreak Leads Texas to Hold off on Revamping Internet Sales Tax Policies

Round Rock and a relatively small number of other cities across Texas that fear losing millions of dollars annually because of a proposed policy change on how the state collects sales taxes on internet purchases have won a temporary reprieve — Continue reading Texas- Outbreak Leads Texas to Hold off on Revamping Internet Sales Tax Policies

Multi-State- Sales Tax Laws Roundup: April-May 2020

At the start of April, individuals and organizations were just coming to terms with stay-at-home orders and closures of nonessential businesses. As states start to relax those provisions, businesses are beginning to prepare for what comes next. Because Florida doesn’t Continue reading Multi-State- Sales Tax Laws Roundup: April-May 2020

Georgia- Atlanta Voters Overwhelmingly Approve Renewing 1% Water/Sewer Tax

The ballot asked, “Shall a special 1% sales and use tax be reimposed in the city of Atlanta for a period of time not to exceed 16 calendar quarters (four years) and for the raising of not more than $750 Continue reading Georgia- Atlanta Voters Overwhelmingly Approve Renewing 1% Water/Sewer Tax

Georgia – Collections nearly $1 Billion Less in Annual Tax Revenue

The State of Georgia’s May net tax collections totaled $1.58 billion for a decrease of $178 million, or -10.1 percent, compared to May 2019 when net tax collections totaled nearly $1.76 billion. Year-to-date, net tax collections totaled $20.81 billion for a decrease Continue reading Georgia – Collections nearly $1 Billion Less in Annual Tax Revenue