Minnesota – Restaurateur Facing 6 Felony Counts For Underpaying Sales Tax

WHITE BEAR LAKE — Acqua owner Daron Close readily admits he is much better at preparing Ragu alla Bolognese than he is at accounting. Bookkeeping errors have landed the restaurant owner and his limited liability company in hot water with the Continue reading Minnesota – Restaurateur Facing 6 Felony Counts For Underpaying Sales Tax

Illinois – Use of Zappers or Phantom-Ware is a Felony Act

SALT Report 2913 – Illinois recently enacted legislation that makes it a Class 3 felony for a person who knowingly sells, purchases, installs, transfers, possesses, uses, or accesses an automated sales suppression device, zapper, or phantom-ware for use in an Continue reading Illinois – Use of Zappers or Phantom-Ware is a Felony Act

Vermont – Safe Harbor Provision for Zappers Set to Expire

SALT Report 2835 – The Vermont Department of Revenue issued a notice regarding recently passed legislation that makes it a felony for anyone to possess, sell, purchase, install, or transfer automated sales suppression devices, also known as zappers. The notice Continue reading Vermont – Safe Harbor Provision for Zappers Set to Expire

North Carolina – Automated Sales Suppression Devices

SALT Report 2761 – The North Carolina General Assembly passed a Bill regarding the possession, transfer, or use of automated sales suppression devices.  Effective December 1, 2013, any person who is convicted of selling, purchasing, installing, transferring, possessing, using, or Continue reading North Carolina – Automated Sales Suppression Devices

Washington – Governor Signs Zapper Legislation

SALT Report 2510 – The Washington Department of Revenue announced that Governor Jay Inslee signed a Bill that penalizes any business involved in the distribution or use of “zapper” software. This type of software erases sales from cash registers so Continue reading Washington – Governor Signs Zapper Legislation