MICHIGAN- After 4 months, medical marijuana sales in Michigan exceed $42 million

Michigan’s medical marijuana market is growing beyond expectations, generating more than $42 million in sales since the first dispensary opened on Nov. 1. In the first month of operation, when only a few licensed dispensaries were open, $7.1 million in Continue reading MICHIGAN- After 4 months, medical marijuana sales in Michigan exceed $42 million

CALIFORNIA – No Sales Tax Increase In Santa Clarita For 2019

Officials confirmed Wednesday that there would be no increase to the local sales tax rates in Santa Clarita this year. While residents of many cities and several counties across California were recently informed of an upcoming increase to their local Continue reading CALIFORNIA – No Sales Tax Increase In Santa Clarita For 2019

California – Additional Registration And Collection Requirements For Out-Of-State Businesses Selling Certain Items In To CA

The following products have additional registration and collection requirements in California, Effective as of April 1, 2019. 1.New tires or motor vehicles and equipment that include new tires 2.Covered electronic devices 3.Lead-acid batteries 4.Lumber products or engineered wood products. April Continue reading California – Additional Registration And Collection Requirements For Out-Of-State Businesses Selling Certain Items In To CA

California – New use Tax Collection Requirements For Out Of State Retailers

“Based on Sales into California, Retailers will have new requirements for collecting sales tax from out of state retailers Effective April 1, 2019. If the retailer’s sales into California exceed $100,000, or, the retailer made sales into California in two Continue reading California – New use Tax Collection Requirements For Out Of State Retailers

California – Cannabis Excise Tax Mark-up Rate Reaches 60 Percent

“The CDTFA is responsible for determining a mark-up rate on a biannual basis in six-month intervals. The mark-up rate must be used by distributors to compute the average market price of cannabis or cannabis products sold or transferred to a Continue reading California – Cannabis Excise Tax Mark-up Rate Reaches 60 Percent

Arkansas – Jonesboro Sets Single Month City Sales Tax Collection Record

Jonesboro had its best city sales and use tax collection month ever in the February report. The city took in $1.952 million during the month, a 5% increase from the same month in 2018, which was also the former highest Continue reading Arkansas – Jonesboro Sets Single Month City Sales Tax Collection Record

Ohio – Tax Commissioner Jeff McClain Chooses Management Team

All being existing staff members of Ohio department of taxation, five people were selected to be a part of Jeff McClain’s executive management team. Gregory Sigfried – Deputy tax commissioner for analysis and fiscal services, Sarah O Leary – Chief Continue reading Ohio – Tax Commissioner Jeff McClain Chooses Management Team

Maryland – “SB533” Short-Term Rental Sites Are To Collect Maryland Sales And Use Tax

“Senate Bill 533”, would require short-term rental sites to collect the 6% Maryland sales and use tax at the time of booking and remit the fees to the state. Hotel owners have a 6% price disadvantage until this bill is Continue reading Maryland – “SB533” Short-Term Rental Sites Are To Collect Maryland Sales And Use Tax

West Virginia – Likely to pass Home Rule permanently, Senate Bill #4.

The Municipal Home Rule Pilot Program has been replaced with senate bill #4. West Virginia Is conducting a Home Rule Pilot Plan which is due to end during mid 2019, then will likely be permanently switched to Home Rule. “Executive Continue reading West Virginia – Likely to pass Home Rule permanently, Senate Bill #4.