Nebraska – New Sales Tax Rate Finder for State

From the Nebraska Department of Revenue Daily Digest Bulletin: The Department of Revenue announces that effective October 1, 2019, the Sales Tax Rate Finder will be provided through a partnership with the Nebraska Geographic Information Office (GIO). The new Sales Continue reading Nebraska – New Sales Tax Rate Finder for State

Nebraska – County OKs Sales Tax To Pay Wrongfully Convicted

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska county that owes more than $30 million to six people wrongfully convicted of murder has approved a new half-cent sales tax to help pay the legal judgment. The Gage County Board of Supervisors voted Continue reading Nebraska – County OKs Sales Tax To Pay Wrongfully Convicted

Nebraska – News Release: Nebraska Sales and Use Tax Updates for October 1, 2019

AUGUST 20, 2019 (LINCOLN, NEB.) — Tax Commissioner Tony Fulton announced that the city of Lincoln will increase its local sales and use tax rate to 1.75% effective October 1, 2019. Additionally, the village of Orchard will start a local Continue reading Nebraska – News Release: Nebraska Sales and Use Tax Updates for October 1, 2019

Nebraska – New Tax Reform Options Join Fewer Sales Tax Exemptions

The Legislature’s Revenue Committee on Friday continued its search for a tax reform plan that would deliver property tax relief with some new ideas laid on the table. Meanwhile, Creighton University economist Ernie Goss told the committee that “Nebraska is Continue reading Nebraska – New Tax Reform Options Join Fewer Sales Tax Exemptions

Multi-State – More States Consider Taxing Personal and Professional Services as 2019 Legislative Sessions Advance

In recent years, states have increasingly considered taxing services by expanding the sales and use tax base —  and 2019 is no different. So far this year, taxation of services bills have been introduced in nine states: California, Connecticut, Florida, Montana, Continue reading Multi-State – More States Consider Taxing Personal and Professional Services as 2019 Legislative Sessions Advance

NEBRASKA – Internet Sales Tax Bill Levels Playing Field

Back in Lincoln, this week we had the final debate on LB 704. This bill will allow the State of Nebraska to collect sales tax from online internet sales. This really isn’t a new tax because the obligation in the Continue reading NEBRASKA – Internet Sales Tax Bill Levels Playing Field

Nebraska – Online Sales Tax Bill Among Those Sent To Ricketts For Signature

Nebraska will begin collecting sales tax from online retailers beginning April 1 if Gov. Pete Ricketts signs a bill sent to him Friday. Senators gave final approval to the bill (LB284) by Omaha Sen. John McCollister. Online sales tax revenue, Continue reading Nebraska – Online Sales Tax Bill Among Those Sent To Ricketts For Signature

Nebraska – Ricketts Opposes Repeal Of Candy, Soda Pop Tax Exemptions

Gov. Pete Ricketts joined hands with representatives of grocery and beverage associations Wednesday to oppose proposals to repeal state sales tax exemptions for soda pop, candy and bottled water in order to help fund property tax relief.   Ricketts said such Continue reading Nebraska – Ricketts Opposes Repeal Of Candy, Soda Pop Tax Exemptions

NEBRASKA – Gage County Officials Ask Senators To Allow The Use Of Sales Taxes To Pay Beatrice Six

Gage County is currently facing paying $33 million dollars with a property tax increase, putting a large burden on property owners. Some senators heard a bill Wednesday that would expand who would pay the millions of dollars owed to the Continue reading NEBRASKA – Gage County Officials Ask Senators To Allow The Use Of Sales Taxes To Pay Beatrice Six

Nebraska – Sales And Use Tax Rate Changes Effective July 1, 2019

Effective July 1, 2019, the cities of Coleridge, Nehawka, and Wauneta will each start a 1% local sales and use tax. Also effective July 1, 2019 the city of St. Edward will increase its local sales and use tax rate to 1.5%. These cities have complied with the notification requirements under the Local Option Continue reading Nebraska – Sales And Use Tax Rate Changes Effective July 1, 2019