California – CA Creates Website Emergency and Disaster Assistance for Employers

Employers statewide directly affected by COVID-19 may request up to a 60-day extension of time from the Employment Development Department of California. This extension will allow employers to file state payroll reports and/ or deposit payroll taxes without penalty or Continue reading California – CA Creates Website Emergency and Disaster Assistance for Employers

District of Columbia – DC OTR Responds to CV19 Outbreak March 20, 2020 – Tax Notice 2020-02: Emergency Sales and Use Tax Relief

On March 17, 2020, the Council of the District of Columbia enacted the COVID-19 Response Emergency Amendment Act of 2020. The Act amended D.C. Code § 47-4221 by expanding the authority of the Office of Tax and Revenue to abate Continue reading District of Columbia – DC OTR Responds to CV19 Outbreak March 20, 2020 – Tax Notice 2020-02: Emergency Sales and Use Tax Relief

California – Help for Food Vendors with Local and District Taxes 2020

The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration understands how complicated it may be for mobile food vendors to correctly report local and district taxes and determine the proper tax rate to collect on retail sales. CDTFA provides information on Continue reading California – Help for Food Vendors with Local and District Taxes 2020

Tennessee- DOR Ruling #20-02 Dated 2/20/2020 Construction Sales and Use Tax And Required Certificate To Support Allowed Exemption

The Tennessee Department of Revenue concluded that an exemption does exist when working on a construction contract. As noted in the ruling exemptions must be properly supported by an Exemption Certificate. Additionally, Rule 102 also contemplates contractors and subcontractors will Continue reading Tennessee- DOR Ruling #20-02 Dated 2/20/2020 Construction Sales and Use Tax And Required Certificate To Support Allowed Exemption

Rhode Island – Restaurants Frustrated State Still Wants Sales Tax Money Friday, March 20, 2020

Gov. Gina Raimondo is rejecting pleas from Rhode Island restaurants to waive Friday’s deadline for them to remit sales tax money to the state to help them amid the unprecedented industry shutdown caused by COVID-19. Restaurants, bars and other establishments Continue reading Rhode Island – Restaurants Frustrated State Still Wants Sales Tax Money Friday, March 20, 2020

Georgia – Uber, Lyft Customers to Begin Paying Sales Tax in Georgia on Wednesday April 3, 2020

Ride-hailing customers in Atlanta will begin paying one of the highest sales taxes in the country Wednesday, thanks in part to a legislative shutdown brought about by the coronavirus outbreak. Earlier this year the General Assembly passed legislation raising sales Continue reading Georgia – Uber, Lyft Customers to Begin Paying Sales Tax in Georgia on Wednesday April 3, 2020

New York – NY DOTAF Responds to CV19 Outbreak April 2, 2020 – Sales Tax Returns Penalties and Interest May Be Waived

Governor Cuomo has put New York State on PAUSE. All non-essential workers are directed to work from home and everyone is required to maintain a 6 foot distance from others in public. Sales tax vendors – Sales tax payments and Continue reading New York – NY DOTAF Responds to CV19 Outbreak April 2, 2020 – Sales Tax Returns Penalties and Interest May Be Waived

New Jersey – NJ Department of Health Responds To CV19 Outbreak April 2, 2020 – General Information for Communities and the General Public

New Jersey Department of Health provides information for the General Public. Prevention steps and general information follow: COVID-19: Information for Communities and the General Public Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that are common in people and many different Continue reading New Jersey – NJ Department of Health Responds To CV19 Outbreak April 2, 2020 – General Information for Communities and the General Public

New Hampshire – NH DOH Responds To CV19 Outbreak March 31, 2020 – Emergency Order #17 Essential Services; Social Distancing Protocols

Governor Sununu signed Emergency Order (EO) #17 listing the Essential Services and Social Distancing Protocols. Below is the full text including the link to EO #17. NOTICE EO #17 EXHIBIT A to Emergency Order #17 State of New Hampshire – Continue reading New Hampshire – NH DOH Responds To CV19 Outbreak March 31, 2020 – Emergency Order #17 Essential Services; Social Distancing Protocols

Maryland – MD Comptroller Responds To CV19 Outbreak March 5, 2020 – New Sales Tax Return Due Date June 1, 2020

Sale and use tax Generally, sales and use tax returns are due on or before the 20th day of the month that follows the month in which a vendor made a retail sale3 . The payment of sales and use Continue reading Maryland – MD Comptroller Responds To CV19 Outbreak March 5, 2020 – New Sales Tax Return Due Date June 1, 2020