Michigan – House Republicans Push To Shift Sales Tax Revenue From Pump To Roads

Breaking what had been near silence from House Republicans on road funding, a plan unveiled Thursday in an appropriations subcommittee is calling for sales tax paid at the pump to pay for repairs. The proposed plan is included in the Continue reading Michigan – House Republicans Push To Shift Sales Tax Revenue From Pump To Roads

Multi-State – US Withdraws Special Tax Exemption To Pakistani Diplomats

The US has withdrawn its special tax exemption to Pakistani diplomats, over a year after the Trump administration imposed travel restrictions on them, forcing the officials to stay within 40 kms of the city they are posted in. The diplomatic Continue reading Multi-State – US Withdraws Special Tax Exemption To Pakistani Diplomats

Illinois – Chicago Collects $2 Million ‘Netflix Tax” To Bolster City Coffers, Other Cities And States Could Follow

The city of Chicago has become a pioneer in collecting tax revenue from digital entertainment like streaming videos and gaming. The “Netflix tax,” as it is called, is a 9 percent sales levy on streaming entertainment that has already brought Continue reading Illinois – Chicago Collects $2 Million ‘Netflix Tax” To Bolster City Coffers, Other Cities And States Could Follow

Alabama – Northport City Leaders Consider Sales Tax Hike, Master Plan

Northport City leaders are watching the City of Tuscaloosa’s growth, and now they want to bring in more business too. Mayor Donna Aaron believed a sales tax may be the answer. Aaron said much of the riverfront and area east Continue reading Alabama – Northport City Leaders Consider Sales Tax Hike, Master Plan

Florida – Local Utilities Finalize Plans To Use Tax Savings To Cover Storm Costs

Two Tampa Bay utilities have reached settlements with the state utility consumer advocate that, if approved, will make good on their promises to use 2017 federal tax savings to cover the cost of recovery from Hurricane Irma and other storms. Continue reading Florida – Local Utilities Finalize Plans To Use Tax Savings To Cover Storm Costs

MULTISTATE – The Current State Of Wayfair: Tracking The New Nexus Laws Across The Country

The South Dakota v. Wayfair ruling has frantically ushered in a whole new era for sales and use tax laws and the end of an era for online shoppers reaping the benefits of untaxed purchases. Now, it’s time to step Continue reading MULTISTATE – The Current State Of Wayfair: Tracking The New Nexus Laws Across The Country

Alabama – Bill Would Raise Online Sales Tax Rate And Require More Retailers To Collect The Tax

A new bill at the Alabama State House would both increase the tax rate for online sales and require more online retailers to collect sales tax. Representative Rod Scott (D- Fairfield) wants to increase online says tax from eight to Continue reading Alabama – Bill Would Raise Online Sales Tax Rate And Require More Retailers To Collect The Tax

Michigan – Tampon Tax Relief Once Again Under Consideration

Lawmakers are weighing whether to exempt feminine hygiene products from sales and use taxes starting June 30. The “tampon tax” unjustly burdens people who menstruate, supporters say. Critics point to the possibility of $6.5 million in lost annual revenue, just Continue reading Michigan – Tampon Tax Relief Once Again Under Consideration

Pennsylvania – Raking In Millions More Than Expected In Internet Sales Tax Revenues

Pennsylvania is getting an unexpected windfall as internet sales tax revenues are coming in at a rate of nearly four times what had been projected for the current fiscal year. The state estimated about $50 million from the tax on Continue reading Pennsylvania – Raking In Millions More Than Expected In Internet Sales Tax Revenues