New York – State Sales Tax Collections Perk Up

Sales tax collections, an important source of revenue for local governments, rose a brisk 6.3% in New York in the quarter ending September 30 compared to the same period a year earlier, new state government data shows. Out of the Continue reading New York – State Sales Tax Collections Perk Up

Kentucky – State Revenues Increase Sharply In October; General Fund Revenues Up 11.5% Over Last Year

There was some excellent news for state finances on Tuesday as Kentucky’s General Fund saw a huge reversal from a decline in September, to a sharp increase in October. The State Budget Director’s office reported October’s General Fund receipts rose Continue reading Kentucky – State Revenues Increase Sharply In October; General Fund Revenues Up 11.5% Over Last Year

Nebraska – State Tax Collections Exceed Projections In October

Nebraska state government once again collected more tax revenue than expected last month. The Nebraska Department of Revenue reported Friday that the state received a net of $290 million in October, which is nearly 9% higher than the $266 million Continue reading Nebraska – State Tax Collections Exceed Projections In October

Multi-State – Tax-Exempt Corporate Reorganizations For Online Retailers

If you have an online retail business, you may need to speak to tax and corporate counsel regarding a tax-exempt corporate reorganization pursuant to the Internal Revenue Code in order to comply with the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2018 holding in Continue reading Multi-State – Tax-Exempt Corporate Reorganizations For Online Retailers

GEORGIA – Albany City Commission Approves Request For Sales Tax Records

Business sales tax records will become a little more transparent for Albany finance officials as they take advantage of a law passed last year allowing them to see the amount of sales tax dollars reported to the Georgia Department of Continue reading GEORGIA – Albany City Commission Approves Request For Sales Tax Records

ARIZONA – Enacting Internet Sales Tax

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 on October 1 and is projected to rake Continue reading ARIZONA – Enacting Internet Sales Tax

OHIO – Tampons Soon Will Be Tax-Free: What Else Don’t You Pay Sales Tax On In Ohio?

You won’t have to pay sales or use tax on tampons, sanitary pads and other menstrual hygiene products in Ohio in April of 2020. That’s because Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on Wednesday signed a bill into law that eliminates what’s widely known Continue reading OHIO – Tampons Soon Will Be Tax-Free: What Else Don’t You Pay Sales Tax On In Ohio?

OHIO – Greene County Considers Sales Tax Increase To Fund New Jail

People who go to Greene County’s popular shopping destinations may pay a little more on merchandise next year, providing revenue that would fund a new 500-bed jail facility. Commissioners are mulling whether to ask voters to approve the issue on Continue reading OHIO – Greene County Considers Sales Tax Increase To Fund New Jail

CALIFORNIA – Hits Philly-Area Amazon Seller With $1.6 Million Sales-Tax Bill

Brian Freifelder, who sells clothing, shoes, and groceries on Amazon.com out of a small warehouse in Bensalem, is caught in what his tax lawyer called “an interstate commerce speed trap.” The 36-year-old Bucks County resident recently received a jaw-dropping notice Continue reading CALIFORNIA – Hits Philly-Area Amazon Seller With $1.6 Million Sales-Tax Bill

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