Maryland – ‘Better the Russian Trolls Help Fund Education’: Looks To Pioneer Taxes On Digital Advertising

Two powerful Maryland politicians want that ad chasing you around the Internet to pay the state for the privilege of collecting your data. Maryland’s current and former Senate presidents have proposed a novel way to pioneer taxes on targeted digital Continue reading Maryland – ‘Better the Russian Trolls Help Fund Education’: Looks To Pioneer Taxes On Digital Advertising

California – New Law Temporarily Bans Diaper, Tampon Sales Tax

As of Jan. 1, 2020, Californians won’t have to pay sales tax on diapers or menstrual products for two years. The temporary ban is thanks to Senate Bull 92 , which was signed into law by Gov. Gavin Newsom last June as Continue reading California – New Law Temporarily Bans Diaper, Tampon Sales Tax

Multistate 2019 Sales Tax Systems Review

June 21, 2018, Wayfair v South Dakota was announced by the US Supreme Court overruling the longstanding Quill v North Dakota (1992). The broad sweeping implications of this ruling was felt by taxpayers, practitioners and tax collection agencies alike during Continue reading Multistate 2019 Sales Tax Systems Review

Michigan – House OKs taxes on out-of-state online retailers

LANSING (AP) — Many out-of-state websites that facilitate online sales in Michigan would have to collect and remit the 6 percent sales tax under legislation approved unanimously Wednesday by the state House. The bills, which were referred to the Senate Continue reading Michigan – House OKs taxes on out-of-state online retailers

NEW YORK – Use Of Controversial Tax Break By Developers In Buffalo Continues To Grow

Use of a controversial property tax exemption for commercial projects in Buffalo keeps growing, according to a new report by a government watchdog group that has criticized the way developers have used the lucrative program. The Public Accountability Initiative projected Continue reading NEW YORK – Use Of Controversial Tax Break By Developers In Buffalo Continues To Grow

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