Texas – Harvey Help: Can Contractors Charge Sales Tax?

KHOU.com By Grace White September 6, 2017 If you’re hiring someone to clean out your flooded home, you should not be paying sales tax for the labor. One homeowner contacted KHOU after he noticed it on his quote. “We’re looking Continue reading Texas – Harvey Help: Can Contractors Charge Sales Tax?

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

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

Texas – Sales Tax Holiday August 11 – August 13

SALT Report 3912 – This year’s Sales Tax Holiday is Aug. 11 – 13. As in previous years, the law exempts most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks priced less than $100 from sales and use taxes, which could save shoppers Continue reading Texas – Sales Tax Holiday August 11 – August 13

Multi-State – Sales Tax Holidays For Back-To-School Shoppers in 2017

Kiplinger Kip Tips by Sarah Smith July 6, 2017 These 16 states offer sales tax breaks on everything from computers to paintbrushes this summer. Before you wander the aisles of your favorite department store to stock up on the new Continue reading Multi-State – Sales Tax Holidays For Back-To-School Shoppers in 2017

Texas – Fraud Detection and Risk Assessment – Not Taxable

The Comptroller’s office recently issued Private Letter Ruling 150120751. This ruling addresses fraud detection and risk assessment services that provide recommendations to customers on whether to accept a sales order. For Further Information: https://star.cpa.texas.gov/view/201611086l?terms=150120751

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

Texas – Proposed Legislation Would Exempt Tampons from Sales Tax

SALT Report 3892 – Following the political lead of several northern states, six Texas lawmakers have filed bills to eliminate the sales tax on feminine health products used for menstrual period hygiene, including tampons, sanitary napkins and menstrual cups. If Continue reading Texas – Proposed Legislation Would Exempt Tampons from Sales Tax

Texas – Water-Efficient Product Sales Tax Holiday

SALT Report 3889 – The state of Texas will have a water-efficient product sales tax holiday from May 27-29 2017. During the holiday period, you can buy any product tax free that displays a WaterSense label or logo. These items Continue reading Texas – Water-Efficient Product Sales Tax Holiday