California – Tax Relief for Businesses Affected by Tuolumne County Fires

SALT Report 2917 – The California State Board of Equalization is offering tax relief to businesses that have been impacted by the Rim Fire in Tuolumne County.  Affected businesses can request an extension of time to file their return as Continue reading California – Tax Relief for Businesses Affected by Tuolumne County Fires

Illinois – Interest Rates and Credit Card Payment Provisions

SALT Report 2912 – Recently enacted legislation in Illinois amends the method for determining interest rates on taxes administered by the Department of Revenue and authorizes the Department to adopt rules regarding payments by credit card. Determining Interest Rates Beginning Continue reading Illinois – Interest Rates and Credit Card Payment Provisions

Colorado – EFT Signup and Payment Reminders

SALT Report 2902 – The Colorado Department of Revenue issued a notice for businesses regarding the option of using electronic funds transfer to make corporate and personal income, withholding, sales and use taxes, or International Fuel Tax Agreement payments online. The Continue reading Colorado – EFT Signup and Payment Reminders

Colorado – Requesting Copies of Your Tax Returns

SALT Report 2888 – The Colorado Department of Revenue issued guidance for taxpayers who wish to obtain copies of previously filed tax returns.  If you have signed up for Revenue Online you can access your account and get copies of Continue reading Colorado – Requesting Copies of Your Tax Returns

Idaho – Tax Deadlines Extended for Wildfire Victims

SALT Report 2883 – The Idaho State Tax Commission has extended the filing and payment deadlines for taxpayers affected by the wildfires in Blaine, Boise, Camas, Custer, Elmore, and Oneida Counties.  Taxpayers in these disaster areas will have until September Continue reading Idaho – Tax Deadlines Extended for Wildfire Victims

Alabama – Prepaid Wireless 911 Charge Rate Change

SALT Report 2865 – The Alabama Department of Revenue issued a notice to anyone who makes retail sales of prepaid wireless telecommunication services, including sales of prepaid wireless minutes via phone, card, download, code, or any other type of transaction. Continue reading Alabama – Prepaid Wireless 911 Charge Rate Change

Louisiana – Vendor’s Compensation and Sales Tax Return Changes

SALT Report 2863 – The Louisiana Department of Revenue issued a reminder that effective July 1, 2013, the vendor’s compensation rate has been reduced to .935%.  The new rate should be claimed on the July sales tax return, which is Continue reading Louisiana – Vendor’s Compensation and Sales Tax Return Changes

Maine – Reporting Requirements for Different Tax Rates in 2013

SALT Report 2850 – Maine Revenue Services issued notices regarding the sales and use tax rate change that will take effect on October 1, 2013.  On that date, the general sales tax rate of 5% will increase to 5.5% and Continue reading Maine – Reporting Requirements for Different Tax Rates in 2013

California – New Tax Guide for Auto Repair Garages

SALT Report 2786 – The California State Board of Equalization released a tax guide for auto repair garage owners and operators to help them better understand the tax issues related to their industry.  The BOE stated that this particular industry Continue reading California – New Tax Guide for Auto Repair Garages

California – Free Seminar for Succeeding in Today’s Economy

SALT Report 2768 – The California State Board of Equalization is offering a free seminar designed to help business owners succeed in today’s economy.  During the seminar, representatives from the BOE will offer training for new permit holders. They will Continue reading California – Free Seminar for Succeeding in Today’s Economy