Tennessee- Sales Tax Data Shows Mixed Results from COVID-19

The most recent sales tax data from the Upper Cumberland start to show the impact COVID-19 has had on Putnam County, but only the City of Cookeville has seen a drop from the previous year. Data from the Department of Continue reading Tennessee- Sales Tax Data Shows Mixed Results from COVID-19

Pennsylvania- Revenue Plunges in April, Due Mainly Due to Extending Filing Deadlines, Officials Say MAY 1, 2020

Pennsylvania collected only about half of the $4.4 billion it had budgeted for the month of April, a drop due in large part to the disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue estimates that approximately $1.7 Continue reading Pennsylvania- Revenue Plunges in April, Due Mainly Due to Extending Filing Deadlines, Officials Say MAY 1, 2020

Washington– Sales and Use Tax: Local Rate Changes and Municipal Annexations Announced May 4, 2020.

Certain Washington counties and cities will impose local sales and use tax rate changes effective July 1, 2020. Local Rate Changes San Juan County increases its local rate by 0.2%. The rate in Friday Harbor will be 8.5%, and the Continue reading Washington– Sales and Use Tax: Local Rate Changes and Municipal Annexations Announced May 4, 2020.

Kansas- Tax Collections Down 51.4% Compared to Last April Fiscal Year 2019

Retail sales tax collections were $184.1 million; $2.3 million or 1.2% below the estimate. Compensating use tax collections were 2.4% higher than estimated with $41.5 million collected. As predicted, the State of Kansas saw a decrease in total tax collections Continue reading Kansas- Tax Collections Down 51.4% Compared to Last April Fiscal Year 2019

Minnesota – Sales and Use Tax Payment Grace Period Extended to May 20, 2020

As the state continues to respond to COVID-19, the Minnesota Department of Revenue is extending the Sales and Use Tax grace period on Sales and Use Tax payments for businesses identified in Executive Order 20-04 . The department will not assess penalties Continue reading Minnesota – Sales and Use Tax Payment Grace Period Extended to May 20, 2020

Pennsylvania- Will give residents, businesses more time and flexibility on some tax issues, Wolf says

Governor Tom Wolf announced today the Department of Revenue is “offering taxpayers increased flexibility, additional time to meet their tax obligations, and a pause on several of its standard enforcement actions,” according to a press release. This temporary relief for Continue reading Pennsylvania- Will give residents, businesses more time and flexibility on some tax issues, Wolf says

South Carolina – Out-Of-State Retailers Pay Almost $64 Million For Sales Tax

An estimated 3,800 out-of-state retailers have paid almost $64 million in sales taxes to South Carolina since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled they could be required to pay, the state Department of Revenue reported. A June 2018 high court ruling Continue reading South Carolina – Out-Of-State Retailers Pay Almost $64 Million For Sales Tax

Tennessee – TN Online Sales Rule Sparks Tennessee Lawsuit

Bloomburg BNA By Andrew M. Ballard April 5, 2017 Tennessee is the latest hotbed for litigation over the collection and remittance of sales taxes by large online retailers. Washington-based NetChoice and the American Catalog Mailers Association filed a lawsuit in Continue reading Tennessee – TN Online Sales Rule Sparks Tennessee Lawsuit

Mississippi – MS Democrats sound alarm on state’s ‘financial crisis’

The Clarion Ledger Bracey Harris , The Clarion-Ledger 6:21 p.m. CT March 14, 2017 Democratic lawmakers made the case Tuesday that there are two causes for Mississippi’s budget woes: the first a “struggling” economy, the other, tax cuts — and Continue reading Mississippi – MS Democrats sound alarm on state’s ‘financial crisis’

Mississippi – MS Mississippi Use Tax Remote Seller Bill Advances; Public Hearing on Related DOR Proposed Regulation

The National Law Review Thursday, February 16, 2017 Remote use tax collection legislation advances. A Mississippi bill to require use tax collection by remote sellers passed the House of Representatives and was transmitted to the Senate on February 7. The Continue reading Mississippi – MS Mississippi Use Tax Remote Seller Bill Advances; Public Hearing on Related DOR Proposed Regulation