Georgia – New Sales Tax Rule for Restaurants Proposed

SALT Report 3429 – The Georgia Department of Revenue will consider the adoption of Rule 560-12-2-.115 “Restaurants” at 10:00 AM on August 28, 2014.  The Department must receive all comments regarding the adoption of the rule from interested parties no Continue reading Georgia – New Sales Tax Rule for Restaurants Proposed

Maryland – Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week August 10 through August 16, 2014

SALT Report 3428 – The second Sunday of August to the following Saturday is designated as Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week each year. The Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week for 2014 is Sunday, August 10 – Saturday, August 16. Additionally, there is Continue reading Maryland – Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week August 10 through August 16, 2014

Connecticut –2014 Sales Tax Holiday August 17-23

SALT Report 3427 – The Annual One-Week Sales and Use Tax Exclusion for Clothing and Footwear Costing Less Than $300 runs from Sunday, August 17 through Saturday, August 23. For Further Information: 2014 Sales Tax Holiday Examples of Clothing and Continue reading Connecticut –2014 Sales Tax Holiday August 17-23

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