ALABAMA – Back To School Tax Free July 19, 2019 to July 21, 2019

From July 19th to the 21st shoppers can get various back to school items free of the state’s four percent sales or use tax. Everything from supplies, clothing, books, and computers apply. For More Information and full list of exempt Continue reading ALABAMA – Back To School Tax Free July 19, 2019 to July 21, 2019

MULTI STATE – Wayfair V.S. South Dakota Ruling Impacts remote Commerce Laws

More than 35 states have introduced bills or passed laws over the last year that would permit the collection of sales and use tax on remote transactions previously excluded from state taxation. Recognizing the novel attributes of internet commerce, these Continue reading MULTI STATE – Wayfair V.S. South Dakota Ruling Impacts remote Commerce Laws

MAINE – MRS Released A Publication Regarding Taxpayer Service Hours

Beginning August 1, 2019, MRS is changing taxpayer telephone services to better serve the needs of Maine taxpayers and tax professionals.  MRS telephone assistance will be available Monday through Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Summary Of Taxpayer Services: Continue reading MAINE – MRS Released A Publication Regarding Taxpayer Service Hours

IOWA – Sales Tax Increase Goes in Effect Monday

Earlier this year, voters in Des Moines, West Des Moines, Altoona, Pleasant Hill, Windsor Heights and Alleman all approved a one-cent sales tax increase.The City of Des Moines has already started spending some of its expected new revenue, hiring firefighters and Continue reading IOWA – Sales Tax Increase Goes in Effect Monday

VIRGINIA – Virginia City Council Is Close to Enacting A One Percent Sales Tax Increase

The Virginia City Council on Tuesday night took another step forward in the implementation of the 1% sales tax to pay for the Miners Memorial Complex. The tax is set to go into effect January 2020. Learn More Here: hibbinGMN.Com Continue reading VIRGINIA – Virginia City Council Is Close to Enacting A One Percent Sales Tax Increase

CALIFORNIA – CDTFA Expands New Online System For Sales, Use, And Excise Taxes

August 2019, Many Accounts will move into the CDTFA’s new online services system, paper Returns Will no longer be accepted and Multiple accounts will be impacted. Alcoholic beverages, cigarette/Tobacco Products ETC. Read More Here: CDTFA Special Notice Governor GAVIN NEWSOM

Multi State – Wayfair And SST Converge To Shape Remote Sales Tax Legislation

Almost one year ago, the seminal United States Supreme Court ruling in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. (June 21, 2018) shattered a long-standing physical presence rule that prevented states from imposing a sales tax collection obligation on out-of-state sellers. Now, Continue reading Multi State – Wayfair And SST Converge To Shape Remote Sales Tax Legislation

GEORGIA – losing Out On E-commerce And Remote Seller Sales Tax

Georgia is losing out on upwards of $750 million in e-commerce and other remote seller sales tax revenue, contributing to an overall erosion in sales tax in the state. Read More Here: www.kpvi.comTodd DeFeo | The Center Square

MISSOURI – Blue Springs, Internet Use Tax Collections

The state of Missouri is collecting an internet use tax online, leaving the local residents and officials of Blue Springs, MO wondering how they will recover this loss of revenue. The city’s 1 percent sales tax remains its largest general Continue reading MISSOURI – Blue Springs, Internet Use Tax Collections

IDAHO – State Tax Commissioner Has Been On Paid Leave For A Month

Idaho state Tax Commissioner Elliot Werk has been on paid administrative leave for a month, announcing it to be a personal issue. Idaho Division of Human Resources Administrator Susan Buxton said under Idaho law, the appointing authority has authority to Continue reading IDAHO – State Tax Commissioner Has Been On Paid Leave For A Month