Virginia- New state, local tax laws taking effect July 1, 2020

A number of new state and local tax laws will take effect on July 1, including changes to taxes on tobacco products, as well as the retail sales and use tax in one locality. Here are some of the coming Continue reading Virginia- New state, local tax laws taking effect July 1, 2020

North Carolina – Online educational content is exempt from North Carolina sales tax

On June 5, 2020, measure HB 1079 , exempting digital educational content from North Carolina sales tax was signed into law. An educational service is not taxable digital property The bill clarifies that, as of the effective date of the Continue reading North Carolina – Online educational content is exempt from North Carolina sales tax

Washington – Senate Bill Exempting Menstrual Products From Sales Tax

The Washington Senate on Saturday unanimously passed a measure that exempts feminine hygiene products from the state’s sales and use tax. The measure now heads to the House for consideration. Under the bill, products that are exempt from the tax include sanitary Continue reading Washington – Senate Bill Exempting Menstrual Products From Sales Tax

MISSOURI – Confusion Revolves Around ‘Sales And Use Tax’ With Kansas City Chiefs

The Kansas City Chiefs found themselves inside the Missouri Supreme Court on Wednesday tackling issues about their stadium — and not the play that occurs in it. Arrowhead Stadium renovations that cost millions have left the Chiefs facing sales and Continue reading MISSOURI – Confusion Revolves Around ‘Sales And Use Tax’ With Kansas City Chiefs

Tennessee – What You Need To Know About Tax Free Weekend In Tennessee

If you’re a fan of saving money — and who isn’t? — mark your calendar for Tennessee’s tax free weekend, July 26-28. During the annual sales tax holiday, items like clothing, school supplies and some tech are sold tax-free, with some Continue reading Tennessee – What You Need To Know About Tax Free Weekend In Tennessee

California – Chico Store Pays Sales Tax For Select Feminine Hygiene Products

CHICO, Calif. — A grocery store called the Chico Natural Foods Cooperative announced it will cover the sales tax typically charged with feminine hygiene products.  Current California law does not exempt feminine hygiene products from sales tax. Action News Now asked a customer Continue reading California – Chico Store Pays Sales Tax For Select Feminine Hygiene Products

Washington – Proposal Under Consideration To Exempt Diapers From Sales Tax

OLYMPIA, Wash. – The cost of diapers is becoming a problem for some Washington families who can’t afford to keep their babies changed and dry. Now the state legislature is offering a plan to help in the form of a tax break. That’s Continue reading Washington – Proposal Under Consideration To Exempt Diapers From Sales Tax

Texas – Qualifying Exempt Organizations and Real Property Improvements: Understanding When Incorporated Materials Can Be Purchased Tax Free

This article will provide guidance on the exemption for incorporated materials used in performing real property improvements for a governmental entity or qualified religious, educational and public service nonprofit organization. Buying Incorporated Materials Certain incorporated materials can be purchased tax free when performing Continue reading Texas – Qualifying Exempt Organizations and Real Property Improvements: Understanding When Incorporated Materials Can Be Purchased Tax Free

New York – TSB Recommends Rejection Of ST 120.1 Exemption Certificate (Good Faith)

On June 5, 2018, New York released TSB-A-18(2)S detailing their reasoning behind the recommended rejection of a Contractor Exempt Purchase Certificate (ST 120.1) provided by a customer attempting to rent a truck with no sales tax. The customer was doing work Continue reading New York – TSB Recommends Rejection Of ST 120.1 Exemption Certificate (Good Faith)