Utah – Instead Of Taxing Food, Utah’s Senate Minority Leader Proposes A Tax On Soda And Candy

SALT LAKE CITY — In a counter-proposal to her Republican colleagues considering hiking the sales tax on food, Senate Minority Leader Karen Mayne is pushing for raising the tax on soda and candy. “Everybody needs food to live. You don’t Continue reading Utah – Instead Of Taxing Food, Utah’s Senate Minority Leader Proposes A Tax On Soda And Candy

Rhode Island – The Division Of Taxation Latest Newsletter Is Now Available

The Rhode Island Division of Taxation has posted the latest issue of its newsletter. Among the topics: Remote seller law Tax-related legislation New chief appointed New statutes of limitation Help for local retailers from Streamlined To view a copy, click Continue reading Rhode Island – The Division Of Taxation Latest Newsletter Is Now Available

California – CDTFA Issues Letter To Interested Parties For Comment Or Suggestions On Audit Manual Revisions To Chapter 1 Section 0108.00

On October 18 the CDTFA issued a letter to interested parties inviting anyone who would like to comment on proposed revisions to Audit Manual Chapter 1 section 0108.00 – Refunds, Credits, Cancellations, Adjustments and Denials. Those interested who would like Continue reading California – CDTFA Issues Letter To Interested Parties For Comment Or Suggestions On Audit Manual Revisions To Chapter 1 Section 0108.00

Arizona – 2020 Transaction Privilege Tax License Renewals are Coming

The Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR) will be sending renewal letters to businesses next month to renew their 2020 Arizona Transaction Privilege Tax (TPT) License. A transaction privilege tax license is used for collection and remittance of state, county and Continue reading Arizona – 2020 Transaction Privilege Tax License Renewals are Coming

Minnesota – The DOR Has Openings In Their Upcoming Sales And Use Tax Classes

Basic Sales and Use Tax classes October 1, 2019 Duluth October 2, 2019 Webinar October 9, 2019 Brainerd October 10, 2019 Burnsville October 16, 2019 St. Paul October 23, 2019 Forest Lake October 29, 2019 Minnetonka Sales and Use Tax Continue reading Minnesota – The DOR Has Openings In Their Upcoming Sales And Use Tax Classes

Alabama – DOR Issues Guidance For Vendors Drop-Shipping Into State and Remote Sellers

The DOR has issued guidance for drop-shipments into Alabama and remote sellers in the Simplified Sellers Use Tax FAQs found on their website. The State of Alabama does not issue sales tax licenses (resale certificates) to remote businesses (no business Continue reading Alabama – DOR Issues Guidance For Vendors Drop-Shipping Into State and Remote Sellers

California – EBay, San Jose Move Toward Sales-Tax Split Ahead of Proposed Ban

EBay Inc. and its hometown, San Jose, Calif., are negotiating an agreement to split millions of dollars in local tax revenue from sales on the online marketplace, even as California’s governor weighs a bill to ban such pacts starting Jan. 1. The Continue reading California – EBay, San Jose Move Toward Sales-Tax Split Ahead of Proposed Ban

Arizona – State Enacting Internet Sales Tax

Your orders will now be more expensive You have probably noticed the cost of your online orders increasing this month. It’s not your imagination, Arizona is now enforcing a sales tax for out-of-state and online companies. Azcentral reports the change was implemented Continue reading Arizona – State Enacting Internet Sales Tax

California – Newsom Veto Lets California Cities Share Sales Tax With Amazon, Other Retailers

Gov. Gavin Newsom vetoed a bill that would have barred California cities from striking tax-sharing deals with retailers like Amazon and Apple, finding that rural communities rely on the agreements to spur employment. The legislation aimed to end what state Continue reading California – Newsom Veto Lets California Cities Share Sales Tax With Amazon, Other Retailers

California – California Sales Tax Kickback Schemes Should be Banned (editorial)

San Jose’s deal with eBay is an attempt to protect the city’s revenue spoils, money the city had not anticipated receiving when it put together its current fiscal-year budget. Under a new state law, companies like eBay must start collecting Continue reading California – California Sales Tax Kickback Schemes Should be Banned (editorial)