Virginia – VA Guidelines for the Virginia Tax Amnesty Program

Virginia Tax The Virginia General Assembly recently enacted Item 3-5.17 of House Bill 1500, House Bill 2246 and Senate Bill 1438 (2017 Acts of Assembly, Chapters _, 53 and _), which authorize the Tax Commissioner to oversee the Virginia Tax Continue reading Virginia – VA Guidelines for the Virginia Tax Amnesty Program

Multi-State – Two States Generate Internet Sales Tax Cases Aimed at Supreme Court

The Council of State Governments by Lisa Soronen, executive director of the State and Local Legal Center In March 2015, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote a concurring opinion for Direct Marketing Association v. Brohl stating that the “legal Continue reading Multi-State – Two States Generate Internet Sales Tax Cases Aimed at Supreme Court

Multi-State – Internet sales tax debate heats up

One News Now Monday, May 8, 2017 Chris Woodward United States senators are continuing the oftentimes heated debate over online sales tax for states – to pay, or not to pay? To address the ongoing issue, senators Mike Enzi (R-Wy.), Continue reading Multi-State – Internet sales tax debate heats up

Utah – UT Amazon sales tax from Utah customers will bolster state, local coffers

The Salt Lake Tribune By MATTHEW PIPER | The Salt Lake Tribune  First Published May 05 2017 03:03 PM    •    Updated 8 hours ago Early 2017 sales data suggest that despite slightly higher checkout costs, Utahns will add Continue reading Utah – UT Amazon sales tax from Utah customers will bolster state, local coffers

Tennessee – TN Natural Disaster Relief Refund: Sevier County Wildfires

Tennessee Department of Revenue December 2016 – Notice #16-11 People Receiving Disaster Relief from FEMA May Receive a Sales Tax Refund on Purchases of Certain Items. Individuals who receive disaster assistance from Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as a result Continue reading Tennessee – TN Natural Disaster Relief Refund: Sevier County Wildfires

Wyoming – WY Bipartisan group of senators introduce Marketplace Fairness Act of 2017 to allow states to close sales tax loophole

US Senator for Wyoming Mike Enzi April 27, 2017 U.S. Senators Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., Dick Durbin, D-Ill., Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., today introduced the Marketplace Fairness Act of 2017 – legislation that would give states the right Continue reading Wyoming – WY Bipartisan group of senators introduce Marketplace Fairness Act of 2017 to allow states to close sales tax loophole

Utah – UT Tax Commission Releases Parts of Its Sales Tax Deal With Amazon

American Booksellers Association By David Grogan on Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017 On April 14, the Utah Tax Commission released previously confidential details regarding its sales tax agreement with Amazon, as reported by the Salt Lake Tribune. The Utah State Records Continue reading Utah – UT Tax Commission Releases Parts of Its Sales Tax Deal With Amazon

Multi-State – Tampon Taxes: Do Feminine Hygiene Products Deserve a Sales Tax Exemption?

Tax Foundation Nicole Kaeding April 26, 2017 Key Findings In 2016, at least 13 states and the District of Columbia considered proposals to exempt feminine hygiene products from the state sales tax. Ultimately, Connecticut, Illinois, New York, and the District Continue reading Multi-State – Tampon Taxes: Do Feminine Hygiene Products Deserve a Sales Tax Exemption?

New York – NY ‘Amazon tax’ blocked at NY Capitol

Democrat Chronicle Jon Campbell , @JonCampbellGANPublished 4:25 p.m. ET April 25, 2017 | Updated 5:48 p.m. ET April 25, 2017 ALBANY – A bid to force major online marketplaces like Amazon to collect sales tax on more purchases appears to Continue reading New York – NY ‘Amazon tax’ blocked at NY Capitol

California – CA California’s Economic Output Outpaces Nation for Fourth Straight Year

For Immediate Release by California BOE April 13, 2017 NR 20-17-G Sacramento –California’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has grown consistently faster than the nation’s as a whole for four straight years. In 2015, the California GDP rose 5.6 percent, while Continue reading California – CA California’s Economic Output Outpaces Nation for Fourth Straight Year