California – City & County Sales & Use Tax Rates (effective January 1, 2020)

Acampo 7.750% San Joaquin Acton 9.500% Los Angeles Adelaida 7.250% San Luis Obispo Adelanto* 7.750% San Bernardino Adin 7.250% Modoc Agoura 9.500% Los Angeles Agoura Hills* 9.500% Los Angeles Agua Caliente 8.250% Sonoma Agua Caliente Springs 7.750% San Diego Agua Continue reading California – City & County Sales & Use Tax Rates (effective January 1, 2020)

Nebraska – Plan Would Lower Sales Tax Rate, Eliminate Exemptions On Services

Sen. Tom Briese of Albion on Wednesday urged the Legislature’s Revenue Committee to consider a tax policy trade-off that would eliminate Nebraska’s dozens of sales tax exemptions on services in exchange for a lower sales tax rate. That would update Continue reading Nebraska – Plan Would Lower Sales Tax Rate, Eliminate Exemptions On Services

California – CDTFA Reports Cannabis Tax Revenues of $172.7 million for the Fourth Quarter of 2019

Sacramento – The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) reported revenue numbers today for cannabis sales for the 4th quarter of 2019. As of February 18, 2020, California’s cannabis excise tax generated $84.4 million in revenue reported on the Continue reading California – CDTFA Reports Cannabis Tax Revenues of $172.7 million for the Fourth Quarter of 2019

Illinois – Tax Revenue from Illinois Adult-Use Cannabis Sales Surpassed $10 Million in January

Tax revenue from Illinois adult-use cannabis sales surpassed $10 million in January, according to a Chicago Tribune report. Illinois collects sales tax, as well as an additional cannabis tax, on adult-use sales, and January sales brought in more than $3.1 million in Continue reading Illinois – Tax Revenue from Illinois Adult-Use Cannabis Sales Surpassed $10 Million in January

Tennessee – Wilson County Sales Tax Increase Approved To Fund Teacher Raises

Wilson County voters approved a sales tax increase tied to public schoolteacher raises that was on the ballot Tuesday. The vote was just over 58% for the increase to just under 42% against. The total count was 12,560 for the increase Continue reading Tennessee – Wilson County Sales Tax Increase Approved To Fund Teacher Raises

Washington – Senate Bill Exempting Menstrual Products From Sales Tax

The Washington Senate on Saturday unanimously passed a measure that exempts feminine hygiene products from the state’s sales and use tax. The measure now heads to the House for consideration. Under the bill, products that are exempt from the tax include sanitary Continue reading Washington – Senate Bill Exempting Menstrual Products From Sales Tax

Texas – Town of Boone Sues Watauga County Over Sales Tax Distribution

One threat, three illegal backroom agreements, seven years, and more than $16 million in lost revenue to date. These are the allegations the Town of Boone outlines in a lawsuit filed Feb. 20 in Watauga County Superior Court. The case, Continue reading Texas – Town of Boone Sues Watauga County Over Sales Tax Distribution

Wyoming – ‘Complicated’ Local Sales Tax Bill Causes Some Confusion Among Senators

he Wyoming Senate passed House Bill 0047 on first reading during their Monday, March 2 floor session on a vote of 20-9. The bill would change rules governing local sales and use tax rules in the state and would provide a pathway Continue reading Wyoming – ‘Complicated’ Local Sales Tax Bill Causes Some Confusion Among Senators

California – Measure G, Sales Tax To Boost Firefighting Efforts, Appears Headed For Defeat

A permanent half-cent sales tax increase to bolster the budgets of dozens of large and small local firefighting agencies in Sonoma County appeared to be headed for a defeat with every precinct counted Wednesday morning. Measure G had received the Continue reading California – Measure G, Sales Tax To Boost Firefighting Efforts, Appears Headed For Defeat

Oklahoma – Vehicle Sales Tax Modification Approved By Oklahoma Senate

The Oklahoma Senate passed a measure Thursday to modify how vehicle sales tax is calculated. A 1.25 percent sales tax is levied on a vehicle’s full price when a vehicle is purchased under current law. However, the legislation passed by Continue reading Oklahoma – Vehicle Sales Tax Modification Approved By Oklahoma Senate