Illinois – Save On Back To School Items Without Sales Tax Holiday

This is the eighth year in a row Illinois families won’t benefit from a back-to-school tax free weekend. Only 16 states are offering a tax free weekend this year, including border states Wisconsin and Missouri. However certain items are less Continue reading Illinois – Save On Back To School Items Without Sales Tax Holiday

Multistate – Wayfair Economic Nexus (ENexus) Thresholds As of July 24, 2018

ENexus Thresholds As of July 24, 2018 Ref State Date Number of Sales Dollars of Sales Enexus Threshold 1 IN 1/1/2017 200 $100,000 100/200 2 WY 1/1/2017 200 $100,000 100/200 3 RI 8/17/2017 200 $100,000 100/200 4 ME 10/1/2017 200 Continue reading Multistate – Wayfair Economic Nexus (ENexus) Thresholds As of July 24, 2018

Illinois – U.S. Supreme Court Decision Opens Door For Repeal Of Obscure Illinois Tax

Illinois Policy Institute by Adam Schuster and Travis Nix June 23, 2018 Illinois is expected to raise an additional $200 million in sales tax revenue due to changes in the new state budget and the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Continue reading Illinois – U.S. Supreme Court Decision Opens Door For Repeal Of Obscure Illinois Tax

Illinois – Complaints Some Retailers Still Charging Repealed Soda Tax

The News Tribune The Associated Press December 28, 2017 CHICAGO – Some retailers in Cook County either haven’t gotten word an unpopular soda tax was repealed or haven’t gotten around to adjusting their prices. The Chicago Tribune reports county officials have Continue reading Illinois – Complaints Some Retailers Still Charging Repealed Soda Tax

Pennsylvania – Philly Sweetened Beverage Tax Under Fire

Keller and Heckman LLP The Daily INTAKE October 18, 2017 As previously covered on this blog, on June 16, 2016, the Philadelphia city council voted 13-4 to approve a 1.5-cent-per-ounce tax on sugar-sweetened beverages.  The tax – which took effect on January 1, 2017 Continue reading Pennsylvania – Philly Sweetened Beverage Tax Under Fire

Multi-State – Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Taxes Burden Taxpayers

Bloomberg BNA by Jonathan A. Feldman and Alla Raykin August 17, 2017 Tax Policy To raise revenue and tackle health concerns, a number of localities have imposed sugar-sweetened beverage taxes. However, localities may have limited guidance on how these taxes Continue reading Multi-State – Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Taxes Burden Taxpayers

Illinois – Soda Tax Rollout Leaves Chicago-Area Shoppers Grumbling, Confused

Chicago Tribune by Alley Marotti, Grace Wong and Greg Trotter August 3, 2017 Cook County’s long-delayed tax on sweetened beverages took effect Wednesday amid confusion, leaving retailers grumbling and shoppers plotting soda runs to neighboring counties. The penny-per-ounce tax applies Continue reading Illinois – Soda Tax Rollout Leaves Chicago-Area Shoppers Grumbling, Confused

Illinois –Amazon And Other Online Retailers To Begin Sales Tax Collections February 1, 2105

Salt Report 3552–February 1, 2015 marks the beginning (again) of the online sales and use tax collection requirement in Illinois.  Amazon and other ecommerce merchants will now be required to collect and remit 6.25% state tax under the new “e-fairness” Continue reading Illinois –Amazon And Other Online Retailers To Begin Sales Tax Collections February 1, 2105

Illinois — Taxability Of Electronically Downloaded Books

SALT Report 3382 –The Illinois Department of Revenue issued a General Information Letter (GIL) in response to a request for the Department’s opinion on the taxability of electronic textbooks sold over the internet.   The Illinois Retailer’s Occupation Tax, Use Tax, Continue reading Illinois — Taxability Of Electronically Downloaded Books