MULTI STATE – 10 States With the Highest Sales Taxes

Before you embark on a shopping spree in any of the 10 worst states for sales taxes, make extra room in your budget. Tennessee, for example, is in a tie for the highest sales tax in the country, at 9.47%, once Continue reading MULTI STATE – 10 States With the Highest Sales Taxes

Illinois – 2019 Illinois Tax Amnesty Program will be held 10/1/2019 through 11/15/2019

The Illinois Tax Delinquency Amnesty Act provides the opportunity for taxpayers to pay outstanding eligible tax liabilities and to have eligible penalties and interest forgiven on taxes paid in full during the amnesty period. If an eligible tax liability is Continue reading Illinois – 2019 Illinois Tax Amnesty Program will be held 10/1/2019 through 11/15/2019

Illinois – City Of Macomb Considers Putting Sales Tax On Cannabis Products

In just a few months, recreational marijuana will be legal in Illinois. One Tri-State town is looking at it as an opportunity for economic growth. Macomb Mayor Mike Inman said the city is setting the stage for someone to build Continue reading Illinois – City Of Macomb Considers Putting Sales Tax On Cannabis Products

Illinois – Retail Group Says New Internet Tax Law Crucially Flawed

A retail group argues that language in the recently signed internet sales tax bill actually hurts small businesses and brick-and-mortar stores, which it was meant to help. Illinois retailers and municipalities believed they had finally scored a significant legislative victory Continue reading Illinois – Retail Group Says New Internet Tax Law Crucially Flawed

Illinois – Residents Can Expect To Pay Higher Taxes When Shopping Amazon And Etsy Next Year. Here’s Why.

Shopping online would get more expensive for Illinois residents under a new measure passed by the state’s General Assembly that changes the way online sales are taxed. The changes would require online marketplaces, like Etsy and eBay, to collect state Continue reading Illinois – Residents Can Expect To Pay Higher Taxes When Shopping Amazon And Etsy Next Year. Here’s Why.

Illinois – Chicago Collects $2 Million ‘Netflix Tax” To Bolster City Coffers, Other Cities And States Could Follow

The city of Chicago has become a pioneer in collecting tax revenue from digital entertainment like streaming videos and gaming. The “Netflix tax,” as it is called, is a 9 percent sales levy on streaming entertainment that has already brought Continue reading Illinois – Chicago Collects $2 Million ‘Netflix Tax” To Bolster City Coffers, Other Cities And States Could Follow

Illinois – Chicago Becomes 1st City To Collect ‘Netflix Tax’

Four years ago, Chicago imposed a 9% tax on streaming entertainment services, leading to a flurry of lawsuits. Now, the city has collected $2 million in sales tax from Sony and two online ticketing services, making it the first major Continue reading Illinois – Chicago Becomes 1st City To Collect ‘Netflix Tax’

IllINOIS – Cities Want In On Tax Revenue From Online Sales

A U.S. Supreme Court decision last year allows states to collect sales taxes from online retailers, even if they don’t have a physical presence in the state. Now, Illinois cities and counties want in on that action, too. “We just Continue reading IllINOIS – Cities Want In On Tax Revenue From Online Sales

Illinois – State Local Governments Want In On Tax Revenue From Online Sales

SPRINGFIELD — A U.S. Supreme Court decision last year allows states to collect sales taxes from online retailers, even if they don’t have a physical presence in the state. Now, Illinois cities and counties want in on that action, too. Continue reading Illinois – State Local Governments Want In On Tax Revenue From Online Sales

Illinois – Public Act 100-587 Enacts Nexus Standards, Effective October 1, 2018

The Illinois Department of Revenue’s FAQ page about IL Public Act 100-587 and “Wayfair” details answers to questions such as, “What is a remote seller,” “What activities should a remote seller examine to determine whether they have physical presence in Continue reading Illinois – Public Act 100-587 Enacts Nexus Standards, Effective October 1, 2018