New York – New Licenses Available for Cider Manufacturers

SALT Report 3101 – New York Governor Andrew Cuomo recently signed legislation that creates a new license for “farm cideries.” The license is similar to those licenses currently available to farm wineries, breweries, and distilleries and would provide the same Continue reading New York – New Licenses Available for Cider Manufacturers

Colorado – Sales Tax License Renewals

SALT Report 3099 – The Colorado Department of Revenue issued a reminder that all state issued sales tax licenses will expire on December 31, 2013 and must be renewed by January 1, 2014. The Department advises that the fastest way Continue reading Colorado – Sales Tax License Renewals

Washington – Marijuana Initiative Rules Adopted

SALT Report 3086 – The Washington State Liquor Control Board announced that they have adopted rules regarding the implementation of Initiative 502, which legalized the sale of marijuana and authorized the imposition of excise taxes and licensing fees. The new Continue reading Washington – Marijuana Initiative Rules Adopted

California – Tax Preparer Licensing Provisions Amended

SALT Report 3094 – The California State Legislature amended certain provisions governing the registration of tax preparers in the State. Specifically, the legislation provides that the California Tax Education Council is authorized to issue registrations, deny applications, discipline registrants, and Continue reading California – Tax Preparer Licensing Provisions Amended

Vermont – Changes to the Fuel Gross Receipts Tax

SALT Report 3089 – The Vermont Department of Taxes released a fact sheet that discusses recent changes to the fuel gross receipts tax law.  The fact sheet reflects that, effective July 1, 2013 the $10,000 threshold on the Vermont Fuel Continue reading Vermont – Changes to the Fuel Gross Receipts Tax

California – Fountain Valley Small Business Fair

SALT Report 3061 – The California State Board of Equalization is offering a free seminar for small business owners, entrepreneurs, and individuals who would like to start a business on Tuesday, October 8, 2013.  The seminar will provide important information Continue reading California – Fountain Valley Small Business Fair

Washington – How Spirits Taxes Apply to Each Spirits License

SALT Report 2860 – The Washington Department of Revenue issued a notice that discusses how spirits taxes apply to each type of spirits license.  The list can be used to determine whether a licensee who purchases spirits in the original Continue reading Washington – How Spirits Taxes Apply to Each Spirits License

California – BOE Notifies Retailers of Upcoming Visits

SALT Report 2851 – The California State Board of Equalization announced that they have mailed letters to more than 10,800 retailers in the Lake Tahoe and San Francisco Bay areas, as well as to several cities in Southern California notifying Continue reading California – BOE Notifies Retailers of Upcoming Visits

Illinois – Taxability of Licensed Software

SALT Report 2730 – The Illinois Department of Revenue issued a general information letter regarding the application of Retailers’ Occupation Tax to sales of canned software. In this case, the Taxpayer states that its software sales are on a license Continue reading Illinois – Taxability of Licensed Software

Pennsylvania – Sales and Use Tax Legislation

SALT Report 2711 – Recently enacted legislation in Pennsylvania makes several changes to the State’s sales and use tax laws, including the addition of an exemption for aircraft parts, changes to the sales tax license appeal period, and an extended Continue reading Pennsylvania – Sales and Use Tax Legislation