Pennsylvania- Revenue Plunges in April, Due Mainly Due to Extending Filing Deadlines, Officials Say MAY 1, 2020

Pennsylvania collected only about half of the $4.4 billion it had budgeted for the month of April, a drop due in large part to the disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue estimates that approximately $1.7 Continue reading Pennsylvania- Revenue Plunges in April, Due Mainly Due to Extending Filing Deadlines, Officials Say MAY 1, 2020

Pennsylvania- Will give residents, businesses more time and flexibility on some tax issues, Wolf says

Governor Tom Wolf announced today the Department of Revenue is “offering taxpayers increased flexibility, additional time to meet their tax obligations, and a pause on several of its standard enforcement actions,” according to a press release. This temporary relief for Continue reading Pennsylvania- Will give residents, businesses more time and flexibility on some tax issues, Wolf says

Pennsylvania – Implements New Craft Beer ‘Use Tax’

PHILADELPHIA – Pennsylvania will begin imposing a new tax on beer that is sold directly to consumers from craft breweries on Tuesday. The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue issued the Sales and Use Tax law in July with the official effective date as Oct. 1. Continue reading Pennsylvania – Implements New Craft Beer ‘Use Tax’

PENNSYLVANIA – You Might Pay A Little More For A Beer Today At Breweries

Pennsylvania is imposing a new 1.5% “use tax” on beer sold direct to consumers at breweries starting Tuesday, and some breweries are passing this cost increase onto their customers. “I just don’t see any other way to go,” said Grant Scorsone, Continue reading PENNSYLVANIA – You Might Pay A Little More For A Beer Today At Breweries

Pennsylvania – Has A Surplus, And Lots Of Budget Patches, Too

In Pennsylvania, good fiscal times may not necessarily mean good fiscal condition. The rage in the state Capitol right now is the surplus that state government rolled up in the almost-ended fiscal year, helped by unexpectedly strong corporate and sales Continue reading Pennsylvania – Has A Surplus, And Lots Of Budget Patches, Too

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

Pennsylvania – Department of Revenue Releases the 2019 Report To The General Assembly On The Enhanced Revenue Collection Account

On June 1 2019, The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue released it’s annual report concerning the Enhanced Revenue Collection Account (ERCA). Act 46 of 2010 created the Enhanced Revenue Collection Account (ERCA). Monies are appropriated to the department to expand tax Continue reading Pennsylvania – Department of Revenue Releases the 2019 Report To The General Assembly On The Enhanced Revenue Collection Account

Pennsylvania – Philadelphia’s Beverage Sales Take a Hit From Soda Tax

PHILADELPHIA — Two years after a tax on sweetened beverages went in effect, beverage sales in Philadelphia are feeling the impact. A study by the Journal of the American Medical Associationpublished on May 14 found that sales of soda and other Continue reading Pennsylvania – Philadelphia’s Beverage Sales Take a Hit From Soda Tax

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