Wyoming – Voters will be asked to approve extra 1% sales tax

Park County voters will decide in November whether they want to approve an additional 1% sales tax to help fund the Powell, Cody, Meeteetse and county governments. Wyoming has a 4% sales and use tax for all counties, but counties Continue reading Wyoming – Voters will be asked to approve extra 1% sales tax

California- Proposed Taxes to Address California’s Budget Shortfall in Light of COVID-19

California Governor Gavin Newsom’s proposed budget for FY 2020-21 projected a $7 billion surplus and record state spending, but his revised budget projects as much as a $54 billion deficit in light of COVID-19’s impact on the state’s economy and Continue reading California- Proposed Taxes to Address California’s Budget Shortfall in Light of COVID-19

Georgia – Gov’s Budget Director Speaks To DPS Cuts, Internet Sales Taxes

The director of the Governor’s Office of Planning and Budget acknowledged his unfavorable position of being the last state agency head to speak during the three days of the legislature’s joint budget hearings, and to boot, he was the last Continue reading Georgia – Gov’s Budget Director Speaks To DPS Cuts, Internet Sales Taxes

COLORADO – Longmont Staff Unveils $353.24 Million Budget Proposal For 2020

Longmont staff has unveiled its proposal for a $353.24 million city government spending package for next year. The staff-recommended 2020 operating budget, presented to city council as it concluded its Tuesday night meeting early Wednesday morning, does not include any Continue reading COLORADO – Longmont Staff Unveils $353.24 Million Budget Proposal For 2020

Massachusetts – Governor’s Budget will Eliminate Sales Tax Exemptions

1/24/2013 SALT Report 2076 – Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick released his $34.8 billion dollar state budget for fiscal year 2014. In his announcement, the Governor said that he plans to decrease the sales tax rate and impose sales and use tax… Continue reading Massachusetts – Governor’s Budget will Eliminate Sales Tax Exemptions

Massachusetts – Governor Proposes Tax Increases

SALT Report 1374 – Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick proposed in his 2013 budget for an increase in the cigarette tax, the imposition of a sales tax on candy and soda sales, and an amendment to the room occupancy tax. In his budget the governor… Continue reading Massachusetts – Governor Proposes Tax Increases

Mississippi – Governor Opposes Tax Increases

SALT Report 1297 – Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour released his executive budget recommendations for fiscal year 2013. Through revenues streams, responsible budgeting and controlled indebtedness, the Governor believes his proposal will balance … Continue reading Mississippi – Governor Opposes Tax Increases