Massachusetts – Tax Amnesty Program for the 2015 Fiscal Year

SALT Report 3418 – A provision in the FY15 Massachusetts state budget establishes a tax amnesty program for two consecutive months during the 2015 fiscal year for certain tax types. The tax amnesty will take place during the months of Continue reading Massachusetts – Tax Amnesty Program for the 2015 Fiscal Year

Massachusetts – Sales Tax Holiday To Be Determined For August

SALT Report 3402 – A Massachusetts Sales Tax Holiday will be conducted in August as soon as the House and Senate decide on which dates. The Massachusetts Senate passed an amendment to an economic development bill on Tuesday that would Continue reading Massachusetts – Sales Tax Holiday To Be Determined For August

Massachusetts – Amazon.com to Begin Collecting Sales Tax as of Nov. 1st

SALT Report 3129 – Amazon.com has agreed to collect and remit Massachusetts state tax as part of an agreement announced by Governor Deval Patrick last year.  “I appreciate Amazon’s willingness to work with us to reach an agreement that will Continue reading Massachusetts – Amazon.com to Begin Collecting Sales Tax as of Nov. 1st

Massachusetts – Legislative Changes Affecting Tax Laws

SALT Report 3091 – The Massachusetts Department of Revenue released an information bulletin that discusses recent legislative changes to the sales and use tax, the motor fuels excise tax, the special fuels excise tax, the cigarette excise tax, and certain Continue reading Massachusetts – Legislative Changes Affecting Tax Laws

Massachusetts – Commissioner’s Right to Offset Funds to Collect Delinquent Taxes

SALT Report 3057 – The Massachusetts Department of Revenue issued a Directive regarding the Commissioner’s right to offset against funds payable by the Commonwealth, to a taxpayer, in an effort to collect delinquent taxes. The Commissioner is authorized to collect Continue reading Massachusetts – Commissioner’s Right to Offset Funds to Collect Delinquent Taxes

Massachusetts – Guidance Issued Regarding Refunds for the Repealed Computer Services Tax

SALT Report 3053 – The Massachusetts Department of Revenue issued guidance regarding the repealed sales and use tax on computer system design services and the modification, integration, enhancement, installation, or configuration of standardized software. The tax was effective July 31, Continue reading Massachusetts – Guidance Issued Regarding Refunds for the Repealed Computer Services Tax

Massachusetts – Computer Services Tax Repealed

SALT Report 3043 – On September 26, 2013 both the Massachusetts House of Representatives and Senate approved legislation that repeals the State’s controversial 6.25% sales and use tax on computer system design services and on the modification, integration, enhancement, installation, Continue reading Massachusetts – Computer Services Tax Repealed

Massachusetts – Reporting and Filing Date for Computer Services Extended

SALT Report 2977 – The Massachusetts Department of Revenue announced that they are extending the due date for reporting and remitting the sales and use tax collected on computer system design services and modifications, integrations, enhancements, installations, and configurations of Continue reading Massachusetts – Reporting and Filing Date for Computer Services Extended

Massachusetts – Proposed Tax Amnesty

SALT Report 2832 – Both the Massachusetts Senate and House of Representatives have approved a bill that if enacted, would create a tax amnesty program. Under the provisions of House Bill 3608, the tax amnesty program would waive all penalties Continue reading Massachusetts – Proposed Tax Amnesty

Massachusetts – Guidance Regarding the New Computer and Software Services Tax

SALT Report 2811 – Due to the high volume of questions regarding the new sales and use tax on computer system design services and the modification, integration, enhancement, installation or configuration of prewritten software that went into effect on July Continue reading Massachusetts – Guidance Regarding the New Computer and Software Services Tax