Arkansas – Candy And Soft Drinks Removed From The Definition Of Food Beginning January 1, 2018

SALT Report 3905 – Similar to multiple other states, Arkansas Act 141 will be removing candy and soft drinks from  the definitions of “Food” and “Food Ingredients” beginning January 1, 2018. The full 6.5% State sales and use tax rate Continue reading Arkansas – Candy And Soft Drinks Removed From The Definition Of Food Beginning January 1, 2018

Colorado – Sales Tax Slice: Home Rule Headaches

Bloomberg BNA SALT TALK BLOG By Ariam Tsighe June 15, 2017 “As state legislative sessions wind down across the country, Colorado is ramping up efforts to institute order among its 69 home rule cities. Last week, its general assembly passed Continue reading Colorado – Sales Tax Slice: Home Rule Headaches

Vermont – Notification Requirement Set To Begin July 1, 2017

SALT Report 3900 – Notification enforcement for noncollecting vendors is set to begin July 1, 2017. House Bill 873 requires noncollecting vendors making sales into Vermont to notify Vermont purchasers that sales or use tax is due on nonexempt purchases made from Continue reading Vermont – Notification Requirement Set To Begin July 1, 2017

Massachusetts – Directive 17-1 Significant Presence Includes “Cookies”

SALT Report 3897 –  New nexus standards were issued by Massachusetts (Directive 17-1) on, April 3, 2017, which defines electronic signals as tangible personal property including cookies. This purpose of this Directive is to explain the application of the general Continue reading Massachusetts – Directive 17-1 Significant Presence Includes “Cookies”

Louisiana – Notification Requirement Set To Begin July 1, 2017

SALT Report 3898 – House Bill 1121, which is set to begin July 1, 2017, applies to remote retailers with annual cumulative gross receipts in Louisiana that exceed $50,000. On June 17, 2016, legislation was signed by Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards establishing notification and Continue reading Louisiana – Notification Requirement Set To Begin July 1, 2017

Massachusetts – Online Sales Tax Moving Toward Lawsuit

June 6, 2017 Aaron Nicodemus Bloomberg BNA “A trade group that represents e-retailers like eBay Inc. and PayPal Inc. plans to sue Massachusetts to stop a plan to collect sales taxes from out-of-state online retailers. NetChoice, a trade group based Continue reading Massachusetts – Online Sales Tax Moving Toward Lawsuit

Colorado – Notification Requirement Set To Begin July 1, 2017

SALT Report 3896 – Notification enforcement for out of state retailers selling more than $100,000 a year to Colorado customers is set to begin July 1, 2017. In 2010, the General Assembly passed House Bill 10-1193 (Notification Rule) requiring out of state retailers Continue reading Colorado – Notification Requirement Set To Begin July 1, 2017

Pennsylvania – PA Technology industry: Governor’s proposed tech tax would cost jobs

Pennsylvania Watchdog.org By Michael Carroll May 23, 2017 Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has proposed what’s been dubbed a tech tax to help balance the budget this year, but technology firms in the state are booting up an opposition campaign against Continue reading Pennsylvania – PA Technology industry: Governor’s proposed tech tax would cost jobs

Pennsylvania – PA Tax Amnesty Program

Get Back Taxes off Your Mind April 21st – June 19th 2017  The 2017 PA Tax Amnesty Program A limited-time opportunity offered by the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue for individuals and businesses to get relief from delinquent state taxes. No Continue reading Pennsylvania – PA Tax Amnesty Program