Multistate – The State of Sales Tax in 2021

The complex and dynamic nature of sales tax means that every year we see ample change across regulations and enforcement. 2020—with all of its change and uncertainty—was no different. Early last year, the global Covid-19 pandemic prompted tax authorities around Continue reading Multistate – The State of Sales Tax in 2021

Texas – State Sales Tax Revenue Totaled $2.6 Billion in March

(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today said state sales tax revenue totaled $2.63 billion in March, 2.4 percent less than in March 2020. This amount, however, includes some revenue remitted in March that in normal circumstances would have been received Continue reading Texas – State Sales Tax Revenue Totaled $2.6 Billion in March

Pennsylvania – Revenue Department Releases January 2021 Collections

Harrisburg, PA — Pennsylvania collected $2.7 billion in General Fund revenue in January, which was $162.4 million, or 5.8 percent, less than anticipated, Revenue Secretary Dan Hassell reported today. Fiscal year-to-date General Fund collections total $21.2 billion, which is $307.4 million, Continue reading Pennsylvania – Revenue Department Releases January 2021 Collections

Texas – State Sales Tax Revenue Totaled Nearly $3 Billion in July

(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today said state sales tax revenue totaled $2.98 billion in July, 4.3 percent more than in July 2019. The majority of July sales tax revenue is based on sales made in June and remitted to Continue reading Texas – State Sales Tax Revenue Totaled Nearly $3 Billion in July

Texas – Tachus to Pass Sales Tax Savings on to Customers

While other Internet providers may continue charging their customers amounts similar to Texas sales taxes on Internet access, effective July 1, 2020, which is when Texas is prohibited from continuing to collect these taxes, Houston-based Internet provider Tachus LLC is Continue reading Texas – Tachus to Pass Sales Tax Savings on to Customers

California – Fullerton City Council to Discuss Sales Tax and Cannabis at its July 7 Meeting

Needing to fill in millions of dollars of a deficit that could grow even larger, Fullerton leaders are looking at putting a city sales tax up for voters’ consideration in November and legalizing cannabis manufacturing and dispensaries. Even before the Continue reading California – Fullerton City Council to Discuss Sales Tax and Cannabis at its July 7 Meeting

District of Columbia – D.C. Proposal to Include Advertising in Sales Tax Won’t Work as Advertised

While some jurisdictions are exploring standalone taxes on digital advertising, D.C. Council Chair Phil Mendelson (D) has a more down-to-earth proposal: why not just include advertising in the sales tax base? The obvious upside is that it doesn’t immediately raise any Continue reading District of Columbia – D.C. Proposal to Include Advertising in Sales Tax Won’t Work as Advertised

Virginia- New state, local tax laws taking effect July 1, 2020

A number of new state and local tax laws will take effect on July 1, including changes to taxes on tobacco products, as well as the retail sales and use tax in one locality. Here are some of the coming Continue reading Virginia- New state, local tax laws taking effect July 1, 2020

New York – Higher sales tax check raises hope, but Onondaga County still $15M in the hole

Syracuse, N.Y. — Onondaga County received a surprisingly large sales tax payment today — more than 60% higher than the June 29 payment a year ago — but county officials say sales tax revenues are still $15 million below what Continue reading New York – Higher sales tax check raises hope, but Onondaga County still $15M in the hole