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

Nebraska – Senators Give Initial OK To Bill That Would Let Nebraska Collect Sales Taxes On Online Purchases

LINCOLN — After a brief debate Monday, state lawmakers gave initial approval to bill that would allow Nebraska to start collecting sales taxes from out-of-state Internet retailers. Legislative Bill 284 would go into effect on April 1 if legislators give an OK Continue reading Nebraska – Senators Give Initial OK To Bill That Would Let Nebraska Collect Sales Taxes On Online Purchases

Nebraska – Online Sales Tax Bill Moves Ahead; Property Tax Talks Loom

The Legislature’s Revenue Committee on Thursday sent a bill to the floor to provide for collection of state sales taxes already owed for online purchases and prepared to launch property tax discussions early next month.  The amended proposal (LB284) introduced Continue reading Nebraska – Online Sales Tax Bill Moves Ahead; Property Tax Talks Loom

Nebraska – Bills Spelling Out Online Sales Tax Collection Hailed As ‘Way Past Due’

LINCOLN — More online sellers would have to collect sales taxes from Nebraska customers under bills heard Thursday by a legislative panel. The trio of proposals appeared to be popular, earning enthusiastic backing from local retailers, business leaders and city Continue reading Nebraska – Bills Spelling Out Online Sales Tax Collection Hailed As ‘Way Past Due’

Nebraska – State Will Begin Enforcing Sales Tax ENexus January 1, 2019

REMOTE SELLERS – WAYFAIR DECISION On June 21, 2018, the United State Supreme Court ruled in South Dakota v. Wayfair that sellers can be required to collect sales taxes in states where the sellers do not have physical presence, overruling Continue reading Nebraska – State Will Begin Enforcing Sales Tax ENexus January 1, 2019

Nebraska – Online Shopping And The Hunt For Sales Tax Dollars

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) — Beginning next year certain retailers with no physical presence in a state, including online retailers, must collect and distribute state sales tax. Local businesses believe that will finally give them a level playing field. There are many Continue reading Nebraska – Online Shopping And The Hunt For Sales Tax Dollars