MULTI STATE – 10 States With the Highest Sales Taxes

Before you embark on a shopping spree in any of the 10 worst states for sales taxes, make extra room in your budget. Tennessee, for example, is in a tie for the highest sales tax in the country, at 9.47%, once Continue reading MULTI STATE – 10 States With the Highest Sales Taxes

Washington – Seattle Building Houses For Homeless With Sales Tax Collections

Last week, King County Council passed a resolution that will allow it to invest about $100 million from the state’s sales and use tax into affordable housing over the next 20 years. https://m.seattlepi.com/news/article/Seattle-to-transfer-land-to-build-more-affordable-14419718.php

Oklahoma – Use Tax Collections Up 15.6%

Use tax receipts, paid on out-of-state purchases including online sales, generated $64.1 million, up 15.6% over the prior year. Tax officials credited increased compliance by online retailers for the use-tax growth. https://www.tulsaworld.com/news/gross-receipts-to-the-treasury-reflect-modest-growth/article_6d20becf-0af1-52c7-bc3e-503618e867e5.html

Ohio – Amazon’s Huge Impact On Ohio’s Sales Tax base: Numbers Behind The News

CLEVELAND, Ohio – While Amazon famously paid no federal income taxes on its $11.2 billion in profits last year, it continues to be a big-time tax collector for Ohio and other states – the result of agreeing to start collecting sales taxes Continue reading Ohio – Amazon’s Huge Impact On Ohio’s Sales Tax base: Numbers Behind The News

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Ohio – Sales Tax Holiday August 9, 2019 Through August 11, 2019

Beginning in 2019, Sub. S.B. 226 provides for a permanent sales tax holiday on the first Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of August each year.  The sales tax holiday will begin on the designated Friday in August at 12:00 a.m. and Continue reading Ohio – Sales Tax Holiday August 9, 2019 Through August 11, 2019

Pennsylvania – A New Internet Sales Tax Proves Much More Lucrative Than Expected

In its first year, Pennsylvania’s new tax on internet sales has made significantly more money than lawmakers planned for—and experts think the influx is due, in part, to rapidly expanding online commerce. The so-called Marketplace Fairness Act took effect last Continue reading Pennsylvania – A New Internet Sales Tax Proves Much More Lucrative Than Expected

Louisiana Collecting More Sales Taxes From Online Purchases

Louisiana’s sales tax collections from internet purchases are growing, even though the system still involves out-of-state retailers voluntarily remitting taxes for online product sales.The state revenue department told a legislative commission that Louisiana received $740,000 in sales tax collections from Continue reading Louisiana Collecting More Sales Taxes From Online Purchases