California – Tax Hikes Are Unnecessary. California Businesses Already Pay Their Fair Share

With news of California companies moving to states where taxes and other operating costs are lower, it’s difficult to believe that some groups want to hit in-state employers with another tax increase. But that is precisely the pitch made by special-interest groups Continue reading California – Tax Hikes Are Unnecessary. California Businesses Already Pay Their Fair Share

Massachusetts – New Tax Filing Website MassTaxConnect Launches November 30, 2015 WebFile to Close Down

SALT Report 3743 – Get ready for a filing change. On November 30th, business taxpayers, practitioners, and professionals will transition from using WebFile for Business to using MassTaxConnect where all business tax types will be included. 11/20/2015 – WebFile for Continue reading Massachusetts – New Tax Filing Website MassTaxConnect Launches November 30, 2015 WebFile to Close Down

Nevada – Error on Modified Business Tax Returns

SALT Report 3089 – The Nevada Department of Taxation is advising taxpayers that the September 30, 2013 modified business tax returns were printed with the old $62,500 threshold for Tier 1, rather than the correct $85,000 threshold, which became effective Continue reading Nevada – Error on Modified Business Tax Returns

Michigan – Bill to Amend Voluntary Disclosure Agreements

SALT Report 3069 – The Michigan State Legislature passed a Bill that, if enacted, would revise the voluntary disclosure agreement available for certain business taxes. Currently, the VDA only applies to business taxes levied under the Single Business Tax Act Continue reading Michigan – Bill to Amend Voluntary Disclosure Agreements

New York – Tax Relief Commission Launched

SALT Report 3056 – Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the launch of the New York State Tax Relief Commission.  The newly formed commission will collaborate with the Tax Reform and Fairness Commission and together, they will conduct a comprehensive review of Continue reading New York – Tax Relief Commission Launched

California – Los Angeles City Tax Amnesty Program

SALT Report 2987 – The City of Los Angeles announced that they are offering a tax amnesty program from September 1, 2013, through December 2, 2013.  The tax amnesty program applies to both registered and unregistered businesses that have outstanding Continue reading California – Los Angeles City Tax Amnesty Program

West Virginia – Certain Taxpayers Required to File and Pay Electronically

SALT Report 2689 – The West Virginia State Tax Department issued a news release regarding the e-file requirement for taxpayers who pay more than $50,000 for a single tax type. Taxpayers who meet the $50,000 threshold are now required to Continue reading West Virginia – Certain Taxpayers Required to File and Pay Electronically

California – Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights Hearings

SALT Report 2503 – The California State Board of Equalization announced that they will be holding their annual Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights Hearing on May 22, 2013. The hearing is open to anyone with ideas or concerns regarding the administration Continue reading California – Taxpayers’ Bill of Rights Hearings

Texas – Governor Calls for Reduction in Business Taxes

SALT Report 2382 – Texas Governor Rick Perry has announced a four-point plan that he says will provide nearly $1.6 billion in tax relief to businesses currently subject to the state’s franchise tax. The Governor’s plan will reduce business taxes Continue reading Texas – Governor Calls for Reduction in Business Taxes