New York – NYC could face significant tax revenue losses over remote work

New York City could lose out on millions of dollars’ worth of revenues from its Unincorporated Business Tax as businesses shift operations out of the Big Apple during the coronavirus pandemic. The UBT is a 4 percent tax levied on taxable income allocated to New Continue reading New York – NYC could face significant tax revenue losses over remote work

Texas- Outbreak Leads Texas to Hold off on Revamping Internet Sales Tax Policies

Round Rock and a relatively small number of other cities across Texas that fear losing millions of dollars annually because of a proposed policy change on how the state collects sales taxes on internet purchases have won a temporary reprieve — Continue reading Texas- Outbreak Leads Texas to Hold off on Revamping Internet Sales Tax Policies

New York- Sales Tax Legislation – the Bane of the Art Market?

It’s another taxing lesson in Sales Tax – Christie’s’ recent $16.7 million settlement to avoid prosecution for sales tax evasion has demonstrated once again that sales tax compliance continues to be the bane of the art market. Since 2003, the Continue reading New York- Sales Tax Legislation – the Bane of the Art Market?

Multi-State- To What Extent Does Your State Rely on Sales Taxes?

Sales taxes are the second largest source of state and local tax revenue, accounting for 23.6 percent of total U.S. state and local tax collections in fiscal year 2017. While 45 states levy a statewide sales tax and 38 allow Continue reading Multi-State- To What Extent Does Your State Rely on Sales Taxes?

Alabama – Falling Tax Revenue Looms for State, Counties, Cities

With most restaurants, hotels and retail businesses either shut down or seeing little customer traffic, government officials expect a sharp decrease April 20 when they receive March sales and lodging taxes. The notable exceptions are sales taxes from grocery stores Continue reading Alabama – Falling Tax Revenue Looms for State, Counties, Cities

ALASKA – Response To COVID 19 Outbreak Until March 31, 2020 Health Mandate 002

March 16, 2020 (Anchorage, AK) – Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy, with the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) today issued the State of Alaska’s COVID-19 Health Mandate 002 to prevent and slow the spread of the coronavirus. The mandate Continue reading ALASKA – Response To COVID 19 Outbreak Until March 31, 2020 Health Mandate 002

Multistate – SCOTUS Easing Path for Direct-to-Consumer Alcohol Shipping

Two Supreme Court cases have reshaped the way alcoholic beverages, particularly wine, can be marketed to consumers. And combined with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, breweries and distilleries may also become more involved in direct-to-consumer sales. Granholm v. Heald, decided Continue reading Multistate – SCOTUS Easing Path for Direct-to-Consumer Alcohol Shipping