Tennessee – TN Natural Disaster Relief Refund: Sevier County Wildfires

Tennessee Department of Revenue December 2016 – Notice #16-11 People Receiving Disaster Relief from FEMA May Receive a Sales Tax Refund on Purchases of Certain Items. Individuals who receive disaster assistance from Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as a result Continue reading Tennessee – TN Natural Disaster Relief Refund: Sevier County Wildfires

Tennessee – TN Online Sales Rule Sparks Tennessee Lawsuit

Bloomburg BNA By Andrew M. Ballard April 5, 2017 Tennessee is the latest hotbed for litigation over the collection and remittance of sales taxes by large online retailers. Washington-based NetChoice and the American Catalog Mailers Association filed a lawsuit in Continue reading Tennessee – TN Online Sales Rule Sparks Tennessee Lawsuit

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

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

Tennessee – Bad Debt Deduction Denied

SALT Report 3872 – The Tennessee Supreme Court declined to review an appeals court decision that a taxpayer’s sales tax deductions for bad debts were properly denied. During the audit period the Tennessee legislature revised the bad debt statute and Continue reading Tennessee – Bad Debt Deduction Denied

Tennessee –Sales and Use Tax Holiday Friday July 29, 2016 through Sunday July 31, 2016

SALT Report 3819 – The state of Tennessee’s annual sales tax holiday is held every year, beginning at 12:01 a.m. on the last Friday in July and ending at 11:59 p.m. the following Sunday night. During this weekend, certain goods Continue reading Tennessee –Sales and Use Tax Holiday Friday July 29, 2016 through Sunday July 31, 2016

Tennessee – Tennessee Expansion of Sales-Tax Compliance Program Getting Bad ‘Rap’ from Business Coalition

www.timesfreepress.com by Andy Sher – January 18, 2016 “The Retail Accountability Program, approved by state lawmakers in 2012, requires beer and tobacco wholesalers to report sales, which are then compared to retailers’ tax returns. That’s helped uncover both deliberate tax Continue reading Tennessee – Tennessee Expansion of Sales-Tax Compliance Program Getting Bad ‘Rap’ from Business Coalition

Tennessee – Law Co. Ponders Sales Tax Increase

With International Paper’s closure in 2014 Decatur is experiencing budget shortfalls. Decaturdaily.com by Joyce Dunigan “The Lawrence County Commission discussed whether to prop up the general fund with a 1- or 2-cent sales tax increase during a budget work session Continue reading Tennessee – Law Co. Ponders Sales Tax Increase