Virginia –Sales Tax Holiday August 1-3, 2014

SALT Report 3426 – During this three-day period, purchases of certain school supplies, clothing and footwear will be exempt from the Virginia sales tax. For Further Information: August Sales Tax Holiday: School Supplies and Clothing Lists of Exempt School Supplies Continue reading Virginia –Sales Tax Holiday August 1-3, 2014

Tennessee – 2014 Sales Tax Holiday: August 1-3

SALT Report 3425 – The State of Tennessee’s Annual Sales Tax Holiday is held every year on the first Friday in August and ends the following Sunday night. This year’s tax-free holiday weekend begins at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, August Continue reading Tennessee – 2014 Sales Tax Holiday: August 1-3

South Carolina – Sales Tax Holiday August 1 and August 3, 2014

SALT Report 3424 – Beginning 12:01 a.m. on the first Friday in August and ending at twelve midnight the following Sunday, South Carolina will host a sales tax holiday. All purchases of clothing, footwear, computers, linens and school supplies will Continue reading South Carolina – Sales Tax Holiday August 1 and August 3, 2014

Alabama – Chilton County Tax Increase

SALT Report 3421 – Effective August 1, 2014 the sales/use tax rates for Chilton County will increase to 2%. You should begin collection of the new tax at the new rates effective August 1, 2014 with remittance due on or Continue reading Alabama – Chilton County Tax Increase

New Mexico – Gross Receipts Tax Holiday August 1, 2014 through August 3, 2014

SALT Report 3417 – The tax holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. on the first Friday of August and concludes on the following Sunday at midnight. During that time the law provides a deduction from gross receipts for retail sales of Continue reading New Mexico – Gross Receipts Tax Holiday August 1, 2014 through August 3, 2014

Washington – Relief for Businesses Affected By Wildfires

Washington – Relief for Businesses Affected By Wildfires SALT Report 3416 – The Washington State Department of Revenue announced on July 18, 2014 that businesses affected by wildfires can ask the Department of Revenue for a tax filing extension. Businesses Continue reading Washington – Relief for Businesses Affected By Wildfires

Arizona – New Exemption Certificate Issued

SALT Report 3415 – Effective August 1, 2014, a deduction will be established under the utilities classification for the gross receipts from the sale of electricity and natural gas for a business that is principally engaged in a manufacturing or smelting Continue reading Arizona – New Exemption Certificate Issued

Alabama – Enterprise Council Approves Half Cent Sales Tax Increase

SALT Report 3414 – On Tuesday, July 15, 2014 the Enterprise City Council unanimously voted to increase the city’s sales tax rate from 8.5% to 9%. The money will be allocated to fund improvements for the school system and additional Continue reading Alabama – Enterprise Council Approves Half Cent Sales Tax Increase

Washington – Approved Exemption Certificates

SALT Report 3413 – Businesses that purchase goods for resale must use approved exemption certificates for making wholesale purchases without paying sales tax. Businesses that are required to be registered with the Department may use a: -Reseller Permit -Streamlined Sales Continue reading Washington – Approved Exemption Certificates

Mississippi – Sales Tax Holiday July 25 and 26, 2014

SALT Report 3411 – The Mississippi sales tax holiday will take place on July 25 and July 26, 2014. The items exempt from sales tax during the Sales Tax Holiday are identical to those items exempt in prior years. See Continue reading Mississippi – Sales Tax Holiday July 25 and 26, 2014