Texas – Harvey Help: Can Contractors Charge Sales Tax?

KHOU.com By Grace White September 6, 2017 If you’re hiring someone to clean out your flooded home, you should not be paying sales tax for the labor. One homeowner contacted KHOU after he noticed it on his quote. “We’re looking Continue reading Texas – Harvey Help: Can Contractors Charge Sales Tax?

Alabama – New Certificate Requirement for Exempt Entities, Contractors and Subcontractors Working on Qualifying Projects (Effective January 1, 2014)

SALT Report 3236 – Alabama Department of Revenue Email Notification received February 4, 2014.  The notification addresses the requirement for each exempt entity, contractor and subcontractor to apply for ( ST-EXC-01) and secure a form STC-1, Sales and Use Tax Certification Continue reading Alabama – New Certificate Requirement for Exempt Entities, Contractors and Subcontractors Working on Qualifying Projects (Effective January 1, 2014)

Washington – Retainage Fees for Public Works Contracts

SALT Report 3065 – The Washington Department of Revenue released an excise tax advisory that discusses the application of business and occupation taxes and retail sales tax to retainage fees for public works contracts. The advisory provides that under RCW Continue reading Washington – Retainage Fees for Public Works Contracts

Vermont – Guidance Regarding Permanent Installations in Homes and Businesses

SALT Report 3097 – The Vermont Department of Taxes issued an advisory regarding the sales and use tax responsibilities of manufacturers, sellers, and contractors who purchase items that will be permanently installed in a home or business. In Vermont, contractors Continue reading Vermont – Guidance Regarding Permanent Installations in Homes and Businesses

Wyoming – Vendors Who Act as Contractors

SALT Report 3052 – The Wyoming Department of Revenue issued guidance regarding the tax responsibilities of vendors who act as contractors.  Generally, Wyoming allows a vendor who sells items to also act as a contractor to purchase materials from its Continue reading Wyoming – Vendors Who Act as Contractors

Washington – Construction Industry Tax Workshops

SALT Report 2859 – The Washington Department of Revenue announced that they are offering a series of tax workshops specific to the construction industry during the month of September. The workshops are designed to help contractors better understand the state Continue reading Washington – Construction Industry Tax Workshops

New York – Taxability of Security Services

SALT Report 2779 – The New York Division of Taxation and Finance issued an advisory opinion regarding whether a Taxpayer is required to pay sales and use tax for contracted security services when it hires a company to monitor a Continue reading New York – Taxability of Security Services

Colorado – Sales and Use Tax Workshop for Contractors

SALT Report 2734 – The Colorado Department of Revenue issued a reminder about an upcoming workshop for the construction industry. The event will be hosted by the National Association of Credit Managers and the Colorado Department of Revenue. The workshop Continue reading Colorado – Sales and Use Tax Workshop for Contractors

Wisconsin – Budget Bill Creates and Amends Several Exemptions

SALT Report 2674 – On June 30, 2013, Wisconsin’s Governor signed into law the State’s 2013-2015 budget Bill.  The Bill includes new sales and use tax exemptions for contractors and printers and amends the exemption available for manufacturing, biotechnology, and Continue reading Wisconsin – Budget Bill Creates and Amends Several Exemptions

California – New Tax Guide for Construction Contractors

SALT Report 2560 – The California State Board of Equalization released a tax guide for construction contractors to help them better understand the complicated tax obligations specific to the construction industry. The guide is divided into the following four sections: Continue reading California – New Tax Guide for Construction Contractors