California – Reports Cannabis Tax Revenues for 1st Quarter of 2020

 Sacramento – The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration reported revenue numbers today for cannabis sales for the 1st Quarter of 2020. As of May 15, 2020, California’s cannabis excise tax generated $68.3 million in revenue reported on the 1st Continue reading California – Reports Cannabis Tax Revenues for 1st Quarter of 2020

Washington – Washington Department of Revenue Offers Free Business Taxes Webinar on April 30, 2020

April 16, 2020 – Business owners in Washington have many responsibilities, including knowing which taxes they must report. To help reach more businesses statewide, the Washington State Department of Revenue (Revenue) will host a free live webinar for new and small Continue reading Washington – Washington Department of Revenue Offers Free Business Taxes Webinar on April 30, 2020

Connecticut – Lawmaker Proposes 35% Tax On Ammunition Sales To Fund Gun Violence Prevention

State Rep. Jillian Gilchrest, D-West Hartford, has reintroduced a proposal to impose a significant tax on ammunition sales and use the money to fund gun violence prevention and reduction efforts. Gilchrest’s bill, published Monday, calls for a 35% excise tax. A Continue reading Connecticut – Lawmaker Proposes 35% Tax On Ammunition Sales To Fund Gun Violence Prevention

Multi-State – Why the Medical Device Tax Should Be Repealed

Key Findings The medical device tax, part of the Affordable Care Act, is a 2.3 percent excise tax on the price of taxable medical devices sold in the United States. The tax has been suspended since 2016, but the current Continue reading Multi-State – Why the Medical Device Tax Should Be Repealed

OKLAHOMA – Mayor: Sales Tax Offers Way To Fund Infrastructure

On Tuesday, Sept. 10, voters in the city of Tahlequah will have an election for a half-cent city excise tax. “On Sept. 10, you have the opportunity to have your voice heard about the future growth of Tahlequah’s infrastructure,” said Continue reading OKLAHOMA – Mayor: Sales Tax Offers Way To Fund Infrastructure

Multi State – Five States Without Sales Tax

While almost every state in the U.S has a sales tax, five lucky states – Alaska, Delaware, Montana, New Hampshire and Oregon – don’t. But, why? When you’re at the supermarket or the mall and you go to check out, Continue reading Multi State – Five States Without Sales Tax

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

Pennsylvania – Philadelphia’s Beverage Sales Take a Hit From Soda Tax

PHILADELPHIA — Two years after a tax on sweetened beverages went in effect, beverage sales in Philadelphia are feeling the impact. A study by the Journal of the American Medical Associationpublished on May 14 found that sales of soda and other Continue reading Pennsylvania – Philadelphia’s Beverage Sales Take a Hit From Soda Tax

Tennessee – New Tax Workshop Webinars for Businesses Now Available

In an effort to provide more online tools to help business owners learn about Tennessee taxes, the Department of Revenue has added four online tax workshop webinars to its website. These sales tax webinars are designed to provide business owners with Continue reading Tennessee – New Tax Workshop Webinars for Businesses Now Available

MICHIGAN- After 4 months, medical marijuana sales in Michigan exceed $42 million

Michigan’s medical marijuana market is growing beyond expectations, generating more than $42 million in sales since the first dispensary opened on Nov. 1. In the first month of operation, when only a few licensed dispensaries were open, $7.1 million in Continue reading MICHIGAN- After 4 months, medical marijuana sales in Michigan exceed $42 million