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

Alabama – DOR Issues Guidance For Vendors Drop-Shipping Into State and Remote Sellers

The DOR has issued guidance for drop-shipments into Alabama and remote sellers in the Simplified Sellers Use Tax FAQs found on their website. The State of Alabama does not issue sales tax licenses (resale certificates) to remote businesses (no business Continue reading Alabama – DOR Issues Guidance For Vendors Drop-Shipping Into State and Remote Sellers

ALABAMA – ‘Rebuild’ Signs Identify Which Roads The New Gas Tax Money Will Fix

Some Alabama counties will begin placing “Rebuild Alabama” signs to show which roads and bridges the new gas tax money will fix. The “Rebuild Alabama” plan passed earlier this year and increased the state gas tax Sunday by six cents Continue reading ALABAMA – ‘Rebuild’ Signs Identify Which Roads The New Gas Tax Money Will Fix

Alabama – State Rep. Holmes Prefiles Bill To Replace Alabama’s Income, Sales Tax System With ‘FAIR Tax’

State Rep. Mike Holmes (R-Wetumpka) on Monday announced that he has prefiled legislation for the 2020 regular session that would eliminate Alabama’s traditional income tax and sales tax system and replace it with a “FAIR Tax” system based on consumption. Continue reading Alabama – State Rep. Holmes Prefiles Bill To Replace Alabama’s Income, Sales Tax System With ‘FAIR Tax’

Alabama – Sales Tax Holiday Set For July 19-21

The 14th annual “Back to School” sales tax holiday is scheduled to begin Friday, July 19, at 12:01 a.m. and conclude at midnight on Sunday, July 21 in the state of Alabama. In preparation for the sales tax holiday, the Continue reading Alabama – Sales Tax Holiday Set For July 19-21

Alabama – Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday Set For July 9-21

This year’s back-to-school sales tax holiday is scheduled for July 19-21. People shopping between 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July 19, and midnight on Sunday, July 21, will not have to pay state sales and use taxes and some local sales Continue reading Alabama – Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday Set For July 9-21

Alabama – Alabama Supreme Court Holds that All Software is Subject to Sales and Use Tax, While Confirming that Separately Invoiced Services for Custom Software are Not Subject to Tax

In a recent decision, the Alabama Supreme Court held that the sale of computer software, whether “canned” or customized, is subject to Alabama sales and use tax, while confirming that separately invoiced services for custom software programing accompanying the conveyance Continue reading Alabama – Alabama Supreme Court Holds that All Software is Subject to Sales and Use Tax, While Confirming that Separately Invoiced Services for Custom Software are Not Subject to Tax

Alabama – Once Again, Big Cities Collide With Counties Over Online Sales Taxes In Alabama

The mayors of Alabama’s five largest cities and the state’s influential county commission association are again headed for a showdown over online retail taxes. The arena will be the chambers of the 2019 Legislature. The key issue is dueling interpretations Continue reading Alabama – Once Again, Big Cities Collide With Counties Over Online Sales Taxes In Alabama

Alabama – Council Revokes Business Licenses For Unpaid Taxes

The Gadsden City Council passed resolutions Tuesday revoking the business license of five businesses for unpaid sales taxes. The issue was brought up at the pre-council meeting on March 5, when Revenue Director Lisa Rosser said there was a total Continue reading Alabama – Council Revokes Business Licenses For Unpaid Taxes

Alabama – Online Sales Tax Brought In Additional $12 Million During Holidays

An increase in online sales tax collections paid off for Alabama during the busy holiday shopping period. Remote retailers brought in $12 million more in new tax revenue to the state during the 2018 holiday season compared to the same Continue reading Alabama – Online Sales Tax Brought In Additional $12 Million During Holidays