Kansas – Study: Kansans buy groceries out of state due to food tax

www.kmbc.com – January 17, 2016 “Wichita State University’s Kansas Public Finance Center analyzed the latest available food sales data and estimated that Kansas lost $345.6 million in food sales in 2013. The data does not include last year’s sales tax Continue reading Kansas – Study: Kansans buy groceries out of state due to food tax

Wisconsin and Minnesota – Sales and Use Tax Seminar November 9, 2016

SALT Report 3850 – The Wisconsin and Minnesota Departments of Revenue will present a series of free sales and use tax seminars. The seminars will provide an overview of Minnesota and Wisconsin sales and use tax laws for companies that Continue reading Wisconsin and Minnesota – Sales and Use Tax Seminar November 9, 2016

Greece – Sales Tax to Rise 30 Percent on Popular Islands as Part of Overhaul

Nytimes.com by the Associated Press – September 28, 2015 “The sales tax on goods and services at six major Aegean Sea tourist destinations in Greece will rise sharply this week as a new batch of creditor-demanded changes kicks in. The increases will Continue reading Greece – Sales Tax to Rise 30 Percent on Popular Islands as Part of Overhaul

Florida – Back To School Sales Tax Holiday August 7 Thru August 16, 2015

Salt Report 3684 – The Florida Department of Revenue is conducting a back to school sales tax holiday from 12:01 AM on Friday 8/7/15 through 11:59 PM on Sunday8/17/15.  The holiday will include the following items: Clothing, footwear, and certain Continue reading Florida – Back To School Sales Tax Holiday August 7 Thru August 16, 2015

Connecticut – Effective July 1, 2015 Car Wash Services Are Subject To Tax

Salt Report 3683 – Sales of “car wash services, including coin-operated car washes” are subject to sales and use taxes.  “Car wash services” include, but are not limited to, the following: automatic “tunnel” washes; self-service washes; waxing; polishing; detailing; vacuuming; shampooing Continue reading Connecticut – Effective July 1, 2015 Car Wash Services Are Subject To Tax

Pennsylvania – A Commentary on Sales Tax Rules in PA

Salt Report 3624 – Christine Young, Consumer Watchdog, makes some interesting observations about the Pennsylvania sales and use tax rules as they relate to various consumer products and coupons.  Sometimes retailers don’t follow the rules and are resistant to the technical Continue reading Pennsylvania – A Commentary on Sales Tax Rules in PA

West Virginia – Adjusted Interest Rates for July 1, 2015 through December 31, 2015

Salt Report 3619 – On April 15, 2015, the West Virginia Department of Revenue, State Tax Department, released the interest rates for overpayments and underpayments for the second half of 2015: Underpayment Interest Rate – 9.5% Overpayment Interest Rate – 8% Continue reading West Virginia – Adjusted Interest Rates for July 1, 2015 through December 31, 2015

California – SCOP Visits Announced in 35 New Zip Codes

SALT Report 3200 – The BOE plans on sending SCOP teams to 18,031 local businesses in the select zip codes noted below.  SCOP (Statewide Compliance and Outreach Program) is “intended to educate retailers about properly reporting sales and use tax, Continue reading California – SCOP Visits Announced in 35 New Zip Codes