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

New York- COVID-19 Leads to Sharp Drop in Sales Tax Revenue

Among the budget pressures facing local governments is a sharp drop in sales tax revenue related to the coronavirus pandemic. New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said that sales tax revenue for local governments fell by more than 32% in Continue reading New York- COVID-19 Leads to Sharp Drop in Sales Tax Revenue

Virginia – New Laws in Virginia including Taxes on Cigarettes, Retail Sales Effective July 1

RICHMOND, Va. (WSET) — Virginia Tax says that a number of new state and local tax laws go into effect starting July 1. Here are some of the coming changes: – Cigarette and Tobacco Products Tax Increase: Beginning July 1, Continue reading Virginia – New Laws in Virginia including Taxes on Cigarettes, Retail Sales Effective July 1

North Dakota – Tax Revenue from Online Sales Skyrockets Amid COVID-19 Closures

North Dakota’s sales tax revenue from online retailers ballooned by a staggering 500% in April, during the worst of the pandemic closures, according to the state tax commissioner’s office. Remote sellers, or online retailers, contributed $2.9 million in sales tax Continue reading North Dakota – Tax Revenue from Online Sales Skyrockets Amid COVID-19 Closures

Tennessee – Gov. Lee Announces $200 Million Business Relief Program

$200 Million Available for Small Businesses Affected by COVID-19 NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, Lt. Gov. Randy McNally, House Speaker Cameron Sexton, and the Financial Stimulus Accountability Group announced a new relief program for Tennessee businesses affected by the COVID-19 Continue reading Tennessee – Gov. Lee Announces $200 Million Business Relief Program