California : SMART Board Laying Groundwork For Sales-Tax Renewal Amid Looming Financial Crisis

SMART officials are beginning to craft the talking points for a campaign to persuade voters that they should extend the agency’s tax funding another two or three decades, allowing it to more readily refinance its mounting debt costs. Aug. 11–The Continue reading California : SMART Board Laying Groundwork For Sales-Tax Renewal Amid Looming Financial Crisis

Mississippi – Sales Tax Holiday Includes School Supplies

Mississippi will soon have its annual sales tax holiday but this year there’s more to celebrate.News outlets report school supplies are officially on the tax exemption list for the holiday, which is on July 26 and 27. All clothing, footwear Continue reading Mississippi – Sales Tax Holiday Includes School Supplies

Wisconsin Difference Between Sales Tax and Use Tax

What is the difference between Wisconsin sales tax and use tax? Sales tax is imposed on retailers who make taxable retail sales or provide taxable services in Wisconsin (unless an exemption applies). All sales are generally considered retail sales unless Continue reading Wisconsin Difference Between Sales Tax and Use Tax

Missouri – Sales Tax Holiday August 2, 2019 Thru August 4, 2019

By state law, the sales tax holiday begins on the first Friday in August and continues through the following Sunday. Certain back-to-school purchases, such as clothing, school supplies, computers, and other items as defined by the statute, are exempt from Continue reading Missouri – Sales Tax Holiday August 2, 2019 Thru August 4, 2019

California – New Operative Date of April 25, 2019, for District Use Tax Collection Requirement Based on $500,000 Sales Threshold

The California Legislature recently passed Senate Bill (SB) 92 (Stats. 2019, ch. 34), which changes the operative date of the new district use tax collection requirement based on a $500,000 sales threshold from April 1, 2019 to April 25, 2019. Continue reading California – New Operative Date of April 25, 2019, for District Use Tax Collection Requirement Based on $500,000 Sales Threshold

Texas – Sales Tax Holiday August 9, 2019 thru August 11, 2019

During this annual sales tax holiday, you can buy most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks (sold for less than $100) tax free from a Texas store or from an online or catalog seller doing business in Texas. In most cases, you Continue reading Texas – Sales Tax Holiday August 9, 2019 thru August 11, 2019

Connecticut – Sales Tax Holiday August 18, 2019 through August 24, 2019

Effective Date: Effective for sales occurring the week starting with the third Sunday in August 2015 through the following Saturday, and applicable to that week in following years. Nontaxable Sales of Clothing or Footwear During the “Sales Tax Holiday”: Sales or Continue reading Connecticut – Sales Tax Holiday August 18, 2019 through August 24, 2019

Ohio – Sales Tax Holiday August 2, 2019 thru August 4, 2019

Beginning in 2019, Sub. S.B. 226 provides for a permanent sales tax holiday on the first Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of August each year.  For 2019, the sales tax holiday will begin on Friday, August 2 at 12:00 a.m. and Continue reading Ohio – Sales Tax Holiday August 2, 2019 thru August 4, 2019

Oklahoma – Sales Tax Holiday August 2, 2019 thru August 4, 2019

For 2019, the holiday begins at 12:01 am on Friday, August 2, 2019 and ends at twelve midnight on Sunday, August 4, 2019. Sales of any article of clothing or footwear designed to be worn on or about the human Continue reading Oklahoma – Sales Tax Holiday August 2, 2019 thru August 4, 2019

Florida – Sales Tax Holiday August 2, 2019 thru August 6, 2019

The 2019 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday was passed by the Florida Legislature and signed into law by Governor Ron DeSantis. This sales tax holiday begins Friday, August 2, 2019, and runs through Tuesday, August 6, 2019. During this sales tax Continue reading Florida – Sales Tax Holiday August 2, 2019 thru August 6, 2019