Louisiana – Decreases Overall State Sales Tax Rate From 5% to 4.45% July 1, 2018

July 1, 2018, the overall state sales tax rate will be reduced from 5 percent to 4.45 percent. If a dealer charges and collects state sales tax at the rate of 5 percent on or after July 1, 2018, then Continue reading Louisiana – Decreases Overall State Sales Tax Rate From 5% to 4.45% July 1, 2018

Maine – Governor Signs Bill to Close Sales Tax Loophole

SALT Report 2587 – On June 5th, 2013, the Governor of Maine signed into law LD 346, a Bill that will require residents to pay sales tax on all taxable internet purchases, including those purchased from out of state retailers. Continue reading Maine – Governor Signs Bill to Close Sales Tax Loophole

Multistate – Internet Sales Tax Bill Blocked by Opposing Senators

SALT Report 2410 – A few Senators from states that do not have sales tax have collectively blocked a bill that would impose sales and use tax on Internet purchases. Although these Senators do not have enough support to kill Continue reading Multistate – Internet Sales Tax Bill Blocked by Opposing Senators