Minnesota – North Mankato Passes Food And Beverage Sales Tax

After months of debate, the North Mankato City Council passed a .5% food and beverage sales tax Monday night that goes into effect next year. The council voted 3-2 in favor, with Council members Billy Steiner and Sandra Oachs dissenting. Continue reading Minnesota – North Mankato Passes Food And Beverage Sales Tax

Multi-State – Wayfair Court Case Marks A Game-Changer For Legal Cannabis

When most consumers think of Wayfair Inc, it is in terms of furniture and home goods, but Wayfair has now made its way into the cannabis sector. Wayfair refers to the U.S. Supreme Court case, South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc., in which the Continue reading Multi-State – Wayfair Court Case Marks A Game-Changer For Legal Cannabis

Michigan – House OKs Taxes On Out-Of-State Online Retailers

Many out-of-state websites that facilitate online sales in Michigan would have to collect and remit the 6 percent sales tax under legislation approved unanimously Wednesday by the state House. The bills, which were referred to the Senate for consideration next, Continue reading Michigan – House OKs Taxes On Out-Of-State Online Retailers

Ohio – Hamilton County Commissioners Raise Sales Tax 0.25%

Hamilton County shoppers were supposed to get a break in April when a special tax to fund Union Terminal renovations expires. Instead, the three-person Hamilton County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously on Tuesday to permanently extend that 0.25% sales tax Continue reading Ohio – Hamilton County Commissioners Raise Sales Tax 0.25%

Multi-State – Virginia Court Dismisses Massachusetts Online Sales Tax Case

A Virginia judge refused to weigh in on the legality of taxing out-of-state vendors based on their use of in-state software, saying the issue should be decided in Massachusetts. But it may soon be a moot point because that so-called Continue reading Multi-State – Virginia Court Dismisses Massachusetts Online Sales Tax Case

Missouri – Cape County Sales Tax Revenue Flat With Only Slight Increase Over Last Year

Cape Girardeau County Treasurer Roger Hudson says the good news is the county’s sales tax revenue hasn’t decreased from where it was this time last year. The bad news, though, is it hasn’t increased either. In fact, it’s almost exactly Continue reading Missouri – Cape County Sales Tax Revenue Flat With Only Slight Increase Over Last Year

California – New Laws Increase Tax Responsibilities Of Some Companies

With the flurry of action at the end of the recent state legislative session, it is easy to overlook two laws that are having significant impacts on businesses statewide as well as the accountants they work with. Assembly Bill 147 Continue reading California – New Laws Increase Tax Responsibilities Of Some Companies

Multi-State – Sixteen States Change Online Sales Tax Laws

As of Oct. 1, 2019, four U.S. states have gone live with economic nexus laws that require some remote sellers (i.e., any retailer without a physical presence in that state, such as e-commerce retailers) to charge sales tax. And 14 Continue reading Multi-State – Sixteen States Change Online Sales Tax Laws

Multi-State – New Sales Tax Rules Take Effect This Week In More Than A Dozen States

If you made a purchase on the internet yesterday, you might have noticed something different: sales tax. Changes in sales tax compliance laws for remote sellers and marketplace facilitators in more than a dozen states kicked in beginning October 1, Continue reading Multi-State – New Sales Tax Rules Take Effect This Week In More Than A Dozen States