New York – Walsh’s Budget Estimates The COVID-19 Pandemic Will Cost The City $11.1 Million In Revenue

In front of roughly 100 people tuned in to a virtual Syracuse Common Council meeting, Mayor Ben Walsh released his $253 million dollar budget proposal for the upcoming fiscal year beginning July 1. The budget anticipates the coronavirus pandemic will Continue reading New York – Walsh’s Budget Estimates The COVID-19 Pandemic Will Cost The City $11.1 Million In Revenue

Iowa – City of Des Moines Projects $18 Million Loss Because of COVID-19

The city of Des Moines estimates an $18 million loss of revenue for the next 60 days, and it’s all attributed to COVID-19. With the city at a stand still, it’s projected that there will be little revenue from sales Continue reading Iowa – City of Des Moines Projects $18 Million Loss Because of COVID-19

Arkansas – Officials Brace For Decreases In Sales Tax Revenue

Officials from both Fort Smith and Sebastian County are unsure exactly what effect the coronavirus pandemic will have on sales tax revenue. The uncertainty comes after Gov. Asa Hutchinson ordered the closure of all bars and restaurant dining rooms in Continue reading Arkansas – Officials Brace For Decreases In Sales Tax Revenue

Multi-State – Federal and Selected State Tax Updates in Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The following is a brief summary of recent tax related regulatory and legislative developments related to the COVID-19 pandemic, as of April 3, 2020. Federal and state guidance and guidelines are being modified constantly, and so any of the information Continue reading Multi-State – Federal and Selected State Tax Updates in Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

California – New Law Temporarily Bans Diaper, Tampon Sales Tax

As of Jan. 1, 2020, Californians won’t have to pay sales tax on diapers or menstrual products for two years. The temporary ban is thanks to Senate Bull 92 , which was signed into law by Gov. Gavin Newsom last June as Continue reading California – New Law Temporarily Bans Diaper, Tampon Sales Tax

California – Sales And Use Tax Training Offered January 23, 2020

Butte College Small Business Development Center, is presenting a seminar Basic Sales and Use Tax/Tax Return Preparation Workshop 9-11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, at Butte College Glenn County Center, 604 E. Walker St. in Orland. This seminar is sponsored by Continue reading California – Sales And Use Tax Training Offered January 23, 2020

Texas – State Sales Tax Revenue Totaled $3 Billion In December

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today said state sales tax revenue totaled $3.01 billion in December, 4.8 percent more than in December 2018. “Growth in state sales tax revenue was led by receipts from the construction, information services and restaurant sectors,” Continue reading Texas – State Sales Tax Revenue Totaled $3 Billion In December

Arizona – Collected Extra $52M In Online Sales Tax In First 2 Months Of New Law

Arizonans are now paying more money to state and local governments for the items they’re buying online. The Department of Revenue reports it has collected an extra $51.5 million in the first two months a new law has been in Continue reading Arizona – Collected Extra $52M In Online Sales Tax In First 2 Months Of New Law

New York – Proposed Rules Regarding Unlawful Sales Tax

The Department of Consumer Affairs (“DCA” or “Department”) is proposing an amendment to the Consumer Protection Law rules regarding the collection of unlawful sales tax.  Currently, Section 5-41 of Chapter 5 of Title 6 of the Rules of the City of Continue reading New York – Proposed Rules Regarding Unlawful Sales Tax

Arkansas – State Revenue for November Sets a Record

Arkansas’ general-revenue tax collections in November increased by $23 million, or 4.7%, over what the state took in for the same month a year ago to $515.2 million, largely as a result of surging individual income-tax receipts and rising sales Continue reading Arkansas – State Revenue for November Sets a Record