VIRGINIA – Northam Signs Bills Cutting ‘Tampon Tax’

The sales tax on tampons, diapers and other personal hygiene products will be reduced by more than half beginning Jan. 1, 2020. Gov. Ralph Northam (D) announced Wednesday that he signed SB 1715, sponsored by Sen. Jennifer Boysko, (D-86th), and Continue reading VIRGINIA – Northam Signs Bills Cutting ‘Tampon Tax’

Illinois – Chicago Ends Sales Tax on Tampons and Sanitary Napkins

SALT Report 3783 – The Chicago City Council has rescinded a city sales tax on tampons and sanitary napkins. The vote on March 16, 2016 followed a recommendation that was made without opposition by the City Council’s finance committee last Continue reading Illinois – Chicago Ends Sales Tax on Tampons and Sanitary Napkins

New Jersey – Boat Sales Tax Cut

SALT Report 3750– On December 9, 2015, New Jersey’s governor signed into effect a bill that will cut sales tax on boats. This means that there will be a total sales tax cap at $20,000. For further Information: http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/business/new-jersey-cuts-sales-tax-on-purchase-of-new-boats/article_a33ac27a-9ebe-11e5-9392-075146f9cca6.html

Texas – House Bill 31 Proposes To Cut State Sales And Use Tax Rate

Salt Report 3626 – On April 22, 2015, The Texas house committee on Ways and Means voted to approve HB 31 which intends to decrease the sales and use tax rate from 6.25% to 5.95%.  The bill is at step 2 Continue reading Texas – House Bill 31 Proposes To Cut State Sales And Use Tax Rate