District of Columbia – D.C. Proposal to Include Advertising in Sales Tax Won’t Work as Advertised

While some jurisdictions are exploring standalone taxes on digital advertising, D.C. Council Chair Phil Mendelson (D) has a more down-to-earth proposal: why not just include advertising in the sales tax base? The obvious upside is that it doesn’t immediately raise any Continue reading District of Columbia – D.C. Proposal to Include Advertising in Sales Tax Won’t Work as Advertised

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

MARYLAND – Digital Advertising Gross Revenues Tax

January, 08 2020. The state of Maryland introduced Senate Bill 2, SB2 proposed “a tax on certain annual gross revenues derived from certain digital advertising services.” The outcome of this proposed bill would require those in the field of digital Continue reading MARYLAND – Digital Advertising Gross Revenues Tax

Maryland – Comptroller’s New Tax Processing System on Track to Launch July 6, 2020

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (June 8, 2020) – Despite challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic, Comptroller Peter Franchot today announced that the first phase of the agency’s new tax processing system, called Compass, will launch on time on July 6. The $160 million Continue reading Maryland – Comptroller’s New Tax Processing System on Track to Launch July 6, 2020

MULTI STATE – New Laws Go Into Effect In DC, Maryland On Oct. 1

New D.C. and Maryland laws that go into effect on Tuesday, Oct. 1 may affect your wallet, your workplace and even your decision to donate an organ. Most Virginia laws are phased in each year on July 1 — but Continue reading MULTI STATE – New Laws Go Into Effect In DC, Maryland On Oct. 1

MARYLAND – 2019 Revenues Higher Than Expected, But Outlook Is Somber

Mixed economic indicators have Comptroller Peter V.R. Franchot (D) warning about future state budgets – even as he announced Wednesday that last year’s revenue came in slightly higher than anticipated once all the accounting was finished. Revenue in fiscal year Continue reading MARYLAND – 2019 Revenues Higher Than Expected, But Outlook Is Somber

Multi-State – Guide to State Sales Tax Holidays, 2019

How would you like to get a discount of 4% (or substantially more) on your back-to-school shopping, on top of whatever seasonal promotion a retailer might offer? Plan ahead and you could. Seventeen states have annual sales tax holidays, when Continue reading Multi-State – Guide to State Sales Tax Holidays, 2019

Multistate – Wayfair Economic Nexus (ENexus) Anniversary Thresholds as of June 21, 2019

June 21, 2019 – One year since Wayfair – Anniversary Update. On this one year anniversary of the landmark decision virtually all states have responded with their enforcement intentions. The tax imposition is now retroactive. A Wayfair Process Review is Continue reading Multistate – Wayfair Economic Nexus (ENexus) Anniversary Thresholds as of June 21, 2019

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