North Dakota – Border Sales Tax Workshops in May and June 2019

The North Dakota Office of State Tax Commissioner teams up once per year with both the Minnesota Department of Revenue and the South Dakota Department of Revenue to hold sales tax workshops for those who conduct business across state borders. 2019 workshop dates are Continue reading North Dakota – Border Sales Tax Workshops in May and June 2019

Multi-State – What’s Next in the World of Sales Tax

It’s been said that nothing motivates accountants more than legislation and, more specifically, the need to comply. Nothing is more clear about this statement than what we’ve seen, and will see, in sales tax. Attending a conference like Avalara Crush, Continue reading Multi-State – What’s Next in the World of Sales Tax

Texas – State’s April Sales Tax Revenue Totaled $2.8 Billion

AUSTIN — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today said state sales tax revenue totaled $2.8 billion in April, 3 percent more than in April 2018.  “State sales tax revenue continued to grow, but at a modest pace compared to recent months,” Hegar said. Continue reading Texas – State’s April Sales Tax Revenue Totaled $2.8 Billion

Missouri – City Hoping For Internet Sales Tax

St. Joseph continues to see dwindling sales tax revenue increases, but the State Legislature could help provide an increase in those revenues, which city leaders are hoping for. Sales tax makes up 27 percent of the city’s annual income, and Continue reading Missouri – City Hoping For Internet Sales Tax

Pennsylvania – A New Internet Sales Tax Proves More Lucrative Than Expected

(Harrisburg) — In its first year, Pennsylvania’s new tax on internet sales has made significantly more money than lawmakers planned for–and experts think the influx is due, in part, to rapidly expanding online commerce. The so-called Marketplace Fairness Act took Continue reading Pennsylvania – A New Internet Sales Tax Proves More Lucrative Than Expected

Minnesota – Isanti County Transit Sales and Use Tax Starts July 1, 2019

Starting July 1, 2019, Isanti County will have a 0.5 percent transit sales and use tax. The Minnesota Department of Revenue will administer this tax. Revenues will fund the projects identified in the Isanti County Isanti County Transportation Improvement Projects Continue reading Minnesota – Isanti County Transit Sales and Use Tax Starts July 1, 2019

Texas – A Texas Sales Tax Increase Would Hit Poor People The Hardest

Top Republican leaders have proposed raising the sales tax and using the money to lower local property tax rates. Wealthier Texans and businesses would likely benefit, while poorer Texans would likely pay more. Texas Legislature 2019 The 86th Legislature runs Continue reading Texas – A Texas Sales Tax Increase Would Hit Poor People The Hardest

Montana – Time To Close The Door Of A Sales Tax In Montana

After reading the article by your guest columnist Dorothy Bardley, Wednesday April 10, I had to put in my two cents. Sorry for the pun. Accessing the pocketbooks of the millions of tourists who come here, I think there’s another Continue reading Montana – Time To Close The Door Of A Sales Tax In Montana

Florida – Why Floridians May Soon Pay More When Shopping Online

Right now there is no law requiring it, but lawmakers want companies to start charging you sales tax. FORT MYERS, Fla. – Your online purchases could soon cost you more. That’s because Florida lawmakers want companies to start charging you sales Continue reading Florida – Why Floridians May Soon Pay More When Shopping Online