California – BOE CPPM Chapter 7 (Collections) Revisions Approved

SALT Report 3310 – Changes and clarifications to Compliance Policy and Procedure Manual (CPPM) Chapter  7 related to Collections SR 3301 were approved yesterday during the BOE hearing in San Francisco. For Further Information: SR 3301

California – Changes to the BOE CPPM (Compliance Policy and Procedure Manual) – Collections

SALT Report 3301 – On March 25, 2014 the BOE during the Administrative Session will be hearing/voting on approval of Item  N4 (Collections).  These changes are important to be aware of as the BOE absorbs new laws, regulations, policies and Continue reading California – Changes to the BOE CPPM (Compliance Policy and Procedure Manual) – Collections

California – Board of Equalization (Annual Report FY 2012-13)

SALT Report 3232 – The Board of Equalization Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2012-13 has been released. “Legislation was enacted in 2012 to increase the state sales tax rate to 0.25 percent.   California sales and use tax revenue totaled $44.7 Continue reading California – Board of Equalization (Annual Report FY 2012-13)

Louisiana – Tax Amnesty Collections Reach $435 Million

SALT Report 3211–The amnesty program “gave eligible taxpayers the chance to bring their accounts up to date by paying all taxes due, with a waiver of all penalties and 50 percent of the interest.  The program was in effect from Continue reading Louisiana – Tax Amnesty Collections Reach $435 Million

California – What You Should Know if You are Behind on Your Taxes

SALT Report 3108 – The California State Board of Equalization released a publication that explains a taxpayer’s rights and your responsibilities when they have a balance due for unpaid taxes, fees, assessments, interest, or penalties. If a taxpayer receives a Continue reading California – What You Should Know if You are Behind on Your Taxes

North Carolina – DOR Warns of Telephone Tax Scam

SALT Report 3045 – The North Carolina Department of Revenue issued a press release to warn taxpayers about a telephone scam that involves individuals representing themselves as Department of Revenue employees.  Generally, these individuals contact taxpayers and tell them that Continue reading North Carolina – DOR Warns of Telephone Tax Scam

Virginia – Tax Collection Requirements for Out-of-State Dealers to Begin

SALT Report 2903 – The Virginia Department of Taxation issued a bulletin regarding the retail sales tax collection requirements for certain out-of-state dealers that will take effect on September 1, 2013. The collection requirements are a result of legislation enacted during Continue reading Virginia – Tax Collection Requirements for Out-of-State Dealers to Begin

Massachusetts – Collection of Taxes Pending an Appeal

SALT Report 2542 – The Massachusetts Department of Revenue issued a Directive that discusses the circumstances under which the Department is authorized to proceed with the collection of sales and use taxes, hotel occupancy taxes, and meals taxes, while a Continue reading Massachusetts – Collection of Taxes Pending an Appeal

Arizona – Taxpayer Rights and Responsibilities

SALT Report 1807 – The Arizona Department of Revenue revised its publication regarding tax collection rights and responsibilities. The purpose of the guide is to provide taxpayers with an overview of the processes the Department will follow in an … Continue reading Arizona – Taxpayer Rights and Responsibilities