South Carolina – SC Can You Hear Me Now? South Carolina Department of Revenue Issues Guidance on Taxation of Communication Services

JDSupra Business Advisor 3/23/2017 by Andrew Saleeby | McNair Law Firm, P.A. The South Carolina Department of Revenue (the “Department”) issued guidance earlier this month, in South Carolina Revenue Ruling 17-2, to update a comprehensive discussion concerning how communication services Continue reading South Carolina – SC Can You Hear Me Now? South Carolina Department of Revenue Issues Guidance on Taxation of Communication Services

Multi-State – State Rundown 2/23: Regressive Tax Proposals Multiplying

Tax Justice Blog February 23, 2017 05:01 PM By Meg Wiehe, Director of Programs at ITEP This week saw a nearly successful attempt to right the fiscal ship in Kansas; regressive tax proposals introduced in West Virginia, Georgia, and Missouri; Continue reading Multi-State – State Rundown 2/23: Regressive Tax Proposals Multiplying

South Carolina – SC Lawmakers Revisit Internet Sales Tax

By FITS News – February 9, 2017 BILL COULD DRAIN $440 MILLION FROM STATE’S CONSUMER ECONOMY … Despite embarking on an orgy of spending and borrowing in recent years, greedy South Carolina state lawmakers are apparently desperate for still more Continue reading South Carolina – SC Lawmakers Revisit Internet Sales Tax

Alabama – AL Lawmakers increasingly likely to follow Alabama’s ‘Amazon’ tax lead here

 By Sid Salter Jan 11, 2017 Updated 4 hrs ago “Here is a little trigger warning for readers tired of the issue — I’m writing about online sales taxes again. So what’s new? Well, at of the beginning of the Continue reading Alabama – AL Lawmakers increasingly likely to follow Alabama’s ‘Amazon’ tax lead here

South Carolina – S Carolina Shoppers Latest to Pay Taxes on Amazon Sales

www.abcnews.go.com by Seanna Adcox – November 28, 2015 “A sales-tax break the Legislature gave Amazon in 2011 expires Jan. 1, making South Carolinathe last state to collect among those where officials cut similar deals with the online retail giant. Taxing Amazon’s in-state sales Continue reading South Carolina – S Carolina Shoppers Latest to Pay Taxes on Amazon Sales

South Carolina – Amnesty Bill Signed by Governor Haley on June 8, 2015

SALT Report 3715 – Although the amnesty period is not yet active the DOR now has the legislative authority to commence at any time. The South Carolina legislature passed Senate Bill 526 on June 4, 2015 and it was signed Continue reading South Carolina – Amnesty Bill Signed by Governor Haley on June 8, 2015

South Carolina – Bolstering Collection Efforts of Unpaid Liabilities – GEAR Program

SALT Report 3714 – The Department of Revenue is collaborating with the South Carolina Ethics Commission to elevate collection efforts of approximately $3 million in penalties and fines due. “A report from the South Carolina Ethics Commission shows more than Continue reading South Carolina – Bolstering Collection Efforts of Unpaid Liabilities – GEAR Program

South Carolina – Retail Industry Sales and Use Tax Seminar September 23, 2015

SALT Report 3713 – On September 23, 2015, the South Carolina Department of Revenue is hosting a Sales & Use Tax Seminar for the Retail Industry. The seminar will cover the basics of sales and use tax and local taxes, Continue reading South Carolina – Retail Industry Sales and Use Tax Seminar September 23, 2015

South Carolina – Tax Collections Up 7.3% Over Last Fiscal Year

SALT Report 3702 – State Controller Richard Eckstrom announced today that revenue collections for state government’s General Fund increased a robust $472 million, or 7.3 percent, over the previous fiscal year. Most of that growth came from increased individual income Continue reading South Carolina – Tax Collections Up 7.3% Over Last Fiscal Year

South Carolina – 2015 2 Hour Sales And Use Tax Workshops: CPE Available

SALT Report 3701 – The South Carolina Department of Revenue hosts taxpayer workshops both in person and via webinar. Upcoming workshops are noted below: September 15, 2015:  9 – 11 AM (in class) and 2 -4 PM (webinar) October 14, Continue reading South Carolina – 2015 2 Hour Sales And Use Tax Workshops: CPE Available