Alaska – Taxes On Online Sales

Alaskans might soon have to pay local sales tax on that flashy new gadget or jacket they bought from on online retailer, like Amazon, due to new remote seller taxes currently under consideration. On Monday, the City and Borough of Continue reading Alaska – Taxes On Online Sales

Alaska – Communities Are One Step Closer To Collecting Online Sales Tax

Alaska communities that collect sales tax are getting close to leveling the playing field between online retailers and brick and mortar stores. Last week, the Alaska Municipal League, or AML, announced a plan to create a statewide code and commission Continue reading Alaska – Communities Are One Step Closer To Collecting Online Sales Tax

MULTI STATE – 5 States With No State Sales Tax

Forty-five states plus the District of Columbia impose a sales tax to raise revenue. In addition, local sales tax is collected in 38 states. The combined levy can be hefty. In Tennessee, for example, the average combined state and local Continue reading MULTI STATE – 5 States With No State Sales Tax

ALASKA – Amazon Charges Online Sales Tax In Nome

Amazon has purchased a sales tax license from the City of Nome, in effect for the 2019 calendar year. As such, the Nome Code of Ordinances states the company can collect 5% sales tax on all goods being delivered to Continue reading ALASKA – Amazon Charges Online Sales Tax In Nome

Alaska – Juneau Residents Now Pay Sales Tax On Most Amazon Purchases

JUNEAU – At the start of the year, Amazon shoppers in Juneau started noticing a new charge on their purchases — city sales tax. After the company made some changes, the majority of Amazon purchases made by Juneau customers will Continue reading Alaska – Juneau Residents Now Pay Sales Tax On Most Amazon Purchases

Alaska – Communities Consider Online Sales Tax

Communities across the state may start taxing online shopping. It’s a proposal up for consideration by the Alaska Municipal League at its annual conference in Anchorage this week. Much of Alaska already has a local sales tax for goods sold in Continue reading Alaska – Communities Consider Online Sales Tax

Alaska – “An Act to Tax and Regulate the Production, Sale, and Use of Marijuana” Passed

SALT Report 3524 – On November 4, 2014, recreational use of marijuana was legalized by a majority vote that approved Ballot Measure 2, An Act To Regulate the Production, Sale, and Use of Marijuana.  “The bill would impose a $50 Continue reading Alaska – “An Act to Tax and Regulate the Production, Sale, and Use of Marijuana” Passed

Alaska – Court Rules that a City’s Sales Tax Ordinance was Valid

SALT Report 1862 – – The owner of an apartment building in Dillingham, Alaska was charged with failing to report local sales tax on rental income received from May 2008 through October 2010. Under Dillingham Municipal Code, landlords are required … Continue reading Alaska – Court Rules that a City’s Sales Tax Ordinance was Valid