Florida – Central Florida Officials Blast Bill As Assault On Home Rule That Could Impede Sales-Tax Measures

Central Florida officials are concerned about a bill moving quickly through the Legislature they fear would make it more difficult for local governments to gain voter approval for local-option sales taxes to fund road improvements or capital projects. The proposed Continue reading Florida – Central Florida Officials Blast Bill As Assault On Home Rule That Could Impede Sales-Tax Measures

FLORIDA- House Democrats unveil alternate budget, with tax increases, rebates

TALLAHASSEE — Florida House Democrats on Wednesday released an alternate budget plan, with plans that include $1.8 billion in additional revenues received through closing tax loopholes and taxing online sales. The “New Sunshine Deal” would use about $524 million of Continue reading FLORIDA- House Democrats unveil alternate budget, with tax increases, rebates

Florida – Online Purchases May Have Petersburg Sales Tax

Like others in Southeast, people in Petersburg may start seeing local sales tax charged on some online purchases. The borough last month heard the first report of such a sales tax charge from online retail giant Amazon and the local Continue reading Florida – Online Purchases May Have Petersburg Sales Tax

Florida – House Tax Committee Opens Debate Over Taxing Online Sales

Members of the House Ways & Means committee hankered openly Wednesday to collect potentially hundreds of millions of dollars in sales taxes on online sales. What wasn’t clear is whether Florida’s new supermajority requirement to raise revenues would allow them Continue reading Florida – House Tax Committee Opens Debate Over Taxing Online Sales

Mulitstate – Non-Streamlined States that are still pending Wayfair v. South Dakota

Enexus Status of Non-Streamlined States As of September 25, 2018 Ref No. State Sales Tax Status State Enforcement Date 1 Non-Streamline AZ Pending Legislature 2 Non-Streamline CA Pending 3 Non-Streamline DC No Information 4 Non-Streamline FL No Information 5 Non-Streamline Continue reading Mulitstate – Non-Streamlined States that are still pending Wayfair v. South Dakota

Florida – Applies Wayfair Retrospectively In Recent Court Case

The state of Florida in a response to a taxpayers request for summary judgement in an excise tax refund case see’s no reason why Wayfair should not apply retrospectively. In this case a hookah distributor was seeking refund of excise Continue reading Florida – Applies Wayfair Retrospectively In Recent Court Case

Florida – Sales Tax Credit Scholarship Program Effective July 1, 2018

  The program authorizes the tenant of commercial rental property to make private, voluntary contributions to an eligible nonprofit scholarship-funding organization and receive a credit against the state sales tax due on rent or license fees for the property. More Continue reading Florida – Sales Tax Credit Scholarship Program Effective July 1, 2018

Florida – Sales Tax Holiday August 3-5

The 2018 Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday was passed by the Florida Legislature and signed into law by Governor Rick Scott. This sales tax holiday begins Friday, August 3, 2018, and runs through Sunday, August 5, 2018. During this sales tax Continue reading Florida – Sales Tax Holiday August 3-5

Multi-State – Six Weeks Remaining In The MTC Program For Marketplace Sellers

SALT Report 3941 – The Multistate Tax Commission’s Online Marketplace Seller Voluntary Disclosure Initiative will consider applications for voluntary disclosure meeting specific eligibility criteria received during  the time period August 17, 2017 through October 17, 2017. There are six weeks Continue reading Multi-State – Six Weeks Remaining In The MTC Program For Marketplace Sellers

Multistate – MTC Online Marketplace Seller Voluntary Disclosure (24 State Initiative) August 17, 2017 through October 17, 2017

SALT Report 3914 – The MTC is sponsoring a prospective amnesty program targeting online marketplace sellers. The amnesty program will begin on Thursday, August 17, 2017 and will close October 17, 2017. The following 24 states have agreed to participate Continue reading Multistate – MTC Online Marketplace Seller Voluntary Disclosure (24 State Initiative) August 17, 2017 through October 17, 2017