Kansas – State’s Online Sales Tax Rule Is More Than Just Bad Policy

A new Kansas online sales tax rule is harmful to small businesses and threatens to embroil the state in expensive litigation. It wasn’t passed by the Legislature; it’s being unilaterally implemented by Gov. Laura Kelly’s Department of Revenue. Since the Continue reading Kansas – State’s Online Sales Tax Rule Is More Than Just Bad Policy

Rhode Island – Three Landmines In Rhode Island’s Post-Wayfair Sales Tax Law And How To Avoid Them

As expected, Rhode Island enacted legislation effective July 1, 2019 that requires remote retailers, marketplace facilitators, and referrers to register with the Rhode Island Division of Taxation and collect and remit Rhode Island’s 7% sales and use tax. But one Continue reading Rhode Island – Three Landmines In Rhode Island’s Post-Wayfair Sales Tax Law And How To Avoid Them

Nebraska – New Tax Reform Options Join Fewer Sales Tax Exemptions

The Legislature’s Revenue Committee on Friday continued its search for a tax reform plan that would deliver property tax relief with some new ideas laid on the table. Meanwhile, Creighton University economist Ernie Goss told the committee that “Nebraska is Continue reading Nebraska – New Tax Reform Options Join Fewer Sales Tax Exemptions

Multi-State – Wyden, Merkley Try Again On Online Sales Tax Bill

Would create exemption for small businesses WASHINGTON – Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., this week reintroduced legislation that would stop states with a sales tax from creating red tape for small businesses as a result of last year’s Continue reading Multi-State – Wyden, Merkley Try Again On Online Sales Tax Bill

Utah – Tax Reform Task Force Not Going To ‘Tax Everything,’ But Still Looking At Sales Taxes On Some Services

SALT LAKE CITY — Now that members of the Utah Legislature’s tax reform task force have finished a series of public meetings around the state, they’re ready to start talking specifics. For Sen. Lyle Hillyard, co-chairman of the Tax Restructuring and Equalization Continue reading Utah – Tax Reform Task Force Not Going To ‘Tax Everything,’ But Still Looking At Sales Taxes On Some Services

Texas – July State Sales Tax Revenue Totaled Nearly $2.9 Billion

AUSTIN — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar on Friday said state sales tax revenue totaled $2.86 billion in July, 4.3% more than in July 2018. “State sales tax revenue growth in July was moderate, with services and restaurant sectors leading the Continue reading Texas – July State Sales Tax Revenue Totaled Nearly $2.9 Billion

Multi-State – Sales Tax Changes Accelerated This Year

Hundreds of localities and one state made 335 changes in their standard sales tax rate in the first half of 2019, a 5 percent increase from the same period last year, according to a new report. The report, from the Continue reading Multi-State – Sales Tax Changes Accelerated This Year

Texas – Sales Tax Holiday Set For Aug. 9-11, 2019

Don’t forget, this year’s Sales Tax Holiday is coming up fast! The holiday is set for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 9-11. What’s Tax-Free? Texas law exempts the following items, with a few exceptions, from sales and use taxes, if priced Continue reading Texas – Sales Tax Holiday Set For Aug. 9-11, 2019

Iowa – IDR State Tax Reform Updated Guidance: Food Delivery Services

IDR State Tax Reform Updated Guidance: Food Delivery Services In 2018, the Iowa legislature enacted Senate File 2417, a state tax reform bill that includes extensive changes to the state’s tax structure. The Department has released updated guidance to explain Continue reading Iowa – IDR State Tax Reform Updated Guidance: Food Delivery Services

Ohio – Two (2) Sales And Use Tax Rate Changes Take Effect October 1, 2019

There will be two (2) sales and use tax rate changes effective October 1, 2019. The Allen County sales and use tax rate will increase from 6.75% to 6.85%. The Crawford County sales and use tax rate will increase from Continue reading Ohio – Two (2) Sales And Use Tax Rate Changes Take Effect October 1, 2019