Massachusetts – Department of Revenue Announces Updates to Relief for Certain Business Taxes

BOSTON — The Massachusetts Department of Revenue today announced updates to administrative tax relief which has been provided to certain businesses in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. These updates include resuming monthly return filing and payment remittance as scheduled starting June 30, Continue reading Massachusetts – Department of Revenue Announces Updates to Relief for Certain Business Taxes

Tennessee – Taxability of Smokeless Nicotine Products

Smokeless Nicotine Products Exempt from Tennessee Tobacco Tax Public Chapter 69 (2021), effective March 31, 2021, amends the definitions of “cigarette” and “tobacco products” and adds a new definition of “smokeless nicotine product” to clarify that smokeless nicotine products are Continue reading Tennessee – Taxability of Smokeless Nicotine Products

Iowa – IDR Updates Third Party Access Forms and Procedures

In response to 2019 (HF779) and 2020 legislation (HF2461), the Department updated its rules and forms related to powers of attorney and disclosure. ARC 5532C was published on March 24, 2021. The rules were effective April 28, 2021, and the Continue reading Iowa – IDR Updates Third Party Access Forms and Procedures

Kansas – Governor Laura Kelly Announces April Tax Receipts

April receipts show $91.3 million more than estimated TOPEKA – Today, Governor Laura Kelly announced Kansas saw a $91.3 million, or 10.2%, growth over the estimated tax receipt with $982.4 million in total tax collections during the month of April. That Continue reading Kansas – Governor Laura Kelly Announces April Tax Receipts

Massachusetts – April Revenue Collections Total $3.865 Billion

(BOSTON, MA) — Massachusetts Department of Revenue (DOR) Commissioner Geoffrey Snyder today announced that preliminary revenue collections for April totaled $3.865 billion, which is $1.885 billion or 95.1% more than the actual collections in April 2020, and $385 million or 11.1% Continue reading Massachusetts – April Revenue Collections Total $3.865 Billion

Florida – DOR Announces Changes to Florida Sales and Use Tax Law

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – As a result of a new law, sales and use tax collected from remote sales will be added to the Unemployment Compensation (UC) Trust Fund. In accordance with chapter 2021-2, Laws of Florida, the Department of Revenue will Continue reading Florida – DOR Announces Changes to Florida Sales and Use Tax Law

Multistate – The State of Sales Tax in 2021

The complex and dynamic nature of sales tax means that every year we see ample change across regulations and enforcement. 2020—with all of its change and uncertainty—was no different. Early last year, the global Covid-19 pandemic prompted tax authorities around Continue reading Multistate – The State of Sales Tax in 2021

Texas – Comptroller Glenn Hegar Partners with Texas Lawmakers to Promote Financial Literacy Month

(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar is partnering with members of the Texas Legislature to help give young Texans the knowledge and skills they need to make better-informed personal financial decisions in saving, spending, borrowing and planning. The partnership is in Continue reading Texas – Comptroller Glenn Hegar Partners with Texas Lawmakers to Promote Financial Literacy Month

New Mexico – New laws clarify and update New Mexico tax code

New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Secretary Stephanie Schardin Clarke applauded the Legislature’s passage of several bills recently signed into law by Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham that clarify and update the state’s tax codes. House Bill 98, which was introduced on Continue reading New Mexico – New laws clarify and update New Mexico tax code

Oklahoma – April 2021 Sales & Use Tax News Release

CITIES RECEIVE $144.3 MILLIONCOUNTY RETURNS TOTAL $24.0 MILLION The April distribution of sales tax collections by the Oklahoma Tax Commission primarily represents local tax receipts from February business. Companies that remit more than $2,500 monthly in sales tax receipts are required Continue reading Oklahoma – April 2021 Sales & Use Tax News Release