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

California – Local Sales and Use Tax Rate Increase

SALT Report 2837 – The California State Board of Equalization issued a notice regarding the 0.50% voter approved district tax rate increase that will take effect in the City of San Fernando, which is located in Los Angeles County. The Continue reading California – Local Sales and Use Tax Rate Increase