Alabama – LEAD Academy Asks County Commission For Portion Of Sales Tax Funds

LEAD Academy should be getting about $320,000 annually from local sale tax revenue, but it isn’t.   To make sure the money starts coming to the charter school, families and staff from the school spoke to Montgomery County Commission on Tuesday to remind the Continue reading Alabama – LEAD Academy Asks County Commission For Portion Of Sales Tax Funds

Texas – $764 Million Distributed In Monthly Sales Tax Revenue To Local Governments

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $763.8 million in local sales tax allocations for January, four percent more than in January 2019. These allocations are based on sales made in Continue reading Texas – $764 Million Distributed In Monthly Sales Tax Revenue To Local Governments

KANSAS – Policy For Online Sales Tax Is Declared Invalid

Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has issued a legal opinion declaring that a new and aggressive state policy for taxing online sales is invalid. Top Republicans in the GOP-controlled Legislature immediately demanded Monday that Democratic governor Laura Kelly require the Continue reading KANSAS – Policy For Online Sales Tax Is Declared Invalid

ALASKA – Amazon Charges Online Sales Tax In Nome

Amazon has purchased a sales tax license from the City of Nome, in effect for the 2019 calendar year. As such, the Nome Code of Ordinances states the company can collect 5% sales tax on all goods being delivered to Continue reading ALASKA – Amazon Charges Online Sales Tax In Nome

New York – Local Sales Tax Collections Up In New York

“Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli released a report saying collections grew 6 percent statewide in the first six months of 2018. Local collections totaled $8.5 billion over the period statewide compared to $8 billion last year.” www.news10.com Read Article- Sales Tax Collection Continue reading New York – Local Sales Tax Collections Up In New York

Illinois – Cook County Beverage Tax Repealed as of December 1, 2017

On November 10, 2016, the Cook County Board of Commissioners passed the Cook County Sweetened Beverage Tax Ordinance. The tax imposed will be at the rate of $0.01 per ounce on the retail sale of all sweetened beverages in Cook Continue reading Illinois – Cook County Beverage Tax Repealed as of December 1, 2017

Texas – Sales Tax Allocations Released

Salt Report 3634 – Texas State Comptroller Glenn Hegar released sales tax allocation numbers for May 2015. The report shows that the growth in allocations for Brownwood and Early were 3.78% and 2.30% respectively over the same month last year.  Blanket Continue reading Texas – Sales Tax Allocations Released

West Virginia – Local Sales Tax Rate Increase

SALT Report 3028 – The West Virginia State Tax Department released a chart that discusses the state and local sales tax rate increases that will become effective on October 1, 2013.  The rate increases are as follows: Charleston – 6.5% Continue reading West Virginia – Local Sales Tax Rate Increase

Alabama – Local Rate Increases

SALT Report 2926 – The Alabama Department of Revenue issued notices regarding local sales tax rate increases that will take effect in the City of Arab and the Town of Woodland. City of Arab Effective September 1, 2013, the city Continue reading Alabama – Local Rate Increases