MULTI STATE – 10 States With the Highest Sales Taxes

Before you embark on a shopping spree in any of the 10 worst states for sales taxes, make extra room in your budget. Tennessee, for example, is in a tie for the highest sales tax in the country, at 9.47%, once Continue reading MULTI STATE – 10 States With the Highest Sales Taxes

New York – Senator Proposes Week Long Sales Tax Holiday For Back-To-School Shopping

State Senator Pam Helming yesterday (August 27) proposed legislation in Albany that would make school supplies tax-exempt for one week each year, beginning the Tuesday before Labor Day. The so-called “Back to School Sales Tax Holiday” would include not only Continue reading New York – Senator Proposes Week Long Sales Tax Holiday For Back-To-School Shopping

NEW YORK – City Sales Tax Revenues Following State Trend

Sales tax revenue numbers are up throughout the state, but are lagging behind 2018 percentages. Earlier this month, Thomas P. DiNapoli, state comptroller, released a report about how local sales tax growth has slowed during the first half of 2019 Continue reading NEW YORK – City Sales Tax Revenues Following State Trend

New York – Cuomo, de Blasio Go To War Over Famed Pizzeria’s Tax Problems

New York’s top politicians are doing what New Yorkers do best — fight about pizza. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo played hardball this week with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio after famed Brooklyn pizzeria Di Fara shut its doors amid problems over a massive outstanding Continue reading New York – Cuomo, de Blasio Go To War Over Famed Pizzeria’s Tax Problems

New York – State Issues Technical Memorandum-Sales Tax Collection Requirements for Marketplace Providers

The Tax Law has been amended to require marketplace providers to collect sales tax on taxable sales of tangible personal property that they facilitate for marketplace sellers. These amendments apply to sales made on or after June 1, 2019. TSB-M-19(2)S Continue reading New York – State Issues Technical Memorandum-Sales Tax Collection Requirements for Marketplace Providers

New York – New York Gets An Internet Sales Tax

A marketplace provider tax made it into New York’s $175.5 billion budget Among the line items in New York state’s $175.5 billion budget – the final details of which were agreed upon by leaders of the Assembly, state Senate and Gov. Andrew Cuomo Continue reading New York – New York Gets An Internet Sales Tax

Multi-State – States Renew Push for Taxes On Sugary Drinks

Nearly three decades after a U.S. state last imposed a special tax on sugary drinks, Connecticut’s governor is pushing for one to help close a budget deficit — and bracing for a fight. Taxes on soda and other sugar-loaded drinks Continue reading Multi-State – States Renew Push for Taxes On Sugary Drinks

New York – New York State Imposes Tax on Marketplace Providers

On March 31, the New York State Legislature and Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a $175 billion budget, which, among other things, significantly changes the legal obligations regarding sales tax collection for “internet marketplace providers.” According to the New York Times, the budget Continue reading New York – New York State Imposes Tax on Marketplace Providers

New York – This New York Internet Sales Tax Would Hurt Small Businesses

In barely more than two decades, the ability to conduct routine commerce over the Internet has revolutionized how we shop and how we pay for what we buy. Online commerce also has restructured the physical side of retailing; you can Continue reading New York – This New York Internet Sales Tax Would Hurt Small Businesses

New York – State Issues Advisory Opinion On Monitoring Services Taxability

Advisory Opinion TSB-A-11(26)S – Petitioner asks whether it is required to collect sales tax on the receipts from the sale, lease, installation or repair of fire and burglar alarms, closed circuit television systems, and from the sale of monitoring services. Continue reading New York – State Issues Advisory Opinion On Monitoring Services Taxability