Massachusetts – Certain Sales In Restaurant Area Within Supermarket Not Subject To Sales and Use Tax Per Letter Ruling 20-1

Issue: Whether Supermarket must charge tax on otherwise tax-exempt supermarket products purchased at cash registers located in restaurant areas, assuming Supermarket implements various controls to separately track sales of meals and otherwise tax-exempt items, as further described below. Ruling: Assuming Continue reading Massachusetts – Certain Sales In Restaurant Area Within Supermarket Not Subject To Sales and Use Tax Per Letter Ruling 20-1

Multistate- Understanding How Your Online Business Should Collect And Pay Taxes

There are three different forms of taxes that need to be paid by any business owner, which are local, state, and federal taxes each business owner should be aware of. Among the commonly paid taxes that can be enjoyed include Continue reading Multistate- Understanding How Your Online Business Should Collect And Pay Taxes

Tennessee – House calls for $100 M sales tax holiday, delays ending tax on interest

Finance leaders in Tennessee’s House of Representatives unveiled their version of a state budget Monday night, making significant cuts and taking out bonds while proposing a $100 million sales tax holiday. A series of temporary sales tax breaks, which would Continue reading Tennessee – House calls for $100 M sales tax holiday, delays ending tax on interest

Wyoming – Voters will be asked to approve extra 1% sales tax

Park County voters will decide in November whether they want to approve an additional 1% sales tax to help fund the Powell, Cody, Meeteetse and county governments. Wyoming has a 4% sales and use tax for all counties, but counties Continue reading Wyoming – Voters will be asked to approve extra 1% sales tax

Wisconsin – Sales Taxes from Online Shopping have Soared During the Pandemic, but it Won’t Help the State’s Bottom Line

With stores closed during the COVID-19 pandemic, online sales have soared. But instead of giving a financial boost to the state in the form of sales taxes, the shift toward e-commerce will instead result in an income tax cut required under state Continue reading Wisconsin – Sales Taxes from Online Shopping have Soared During the Pandemic, but it Won’t Help the State’s Bottom Line

Multistate – How the Wayfair Decision Sparked a Digital Transformation in Tax

The Wayfair decision changed the landscape of state sales tax and made compliance much more difficult for all sizes of businesses.  Two years have passed since the South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. Supreme Court ruling granted states the ability to impose sales tax obligations Continue reading Multistate – How the Wayfair Decision Sparked a Digital Transformation in Tax

Kentucky- Enforced Collection Action Has Been Suspended

At the direction of Governor Andy Beshear, the Kentucky Department of Revenue (DOR) has suspended all enforced collection action due to the COVID-19 emergency.  During this time, some taxpayers may receive a “Final Notice Before Seizure” letter encouraging them to Continue reading Kentucky- Enforced Collection Action Has Been Suspended

California- Council Seeks Support, More Details on Possible Sales Tax Increase

Auburn City Council members put off a vote to officially add a 1-cent sales tax increase on the November ballot Monday night, directing staff to provide more specifics. The current sales tax in Auburn is 7.25 percent, with 6 percent Continue reading California- Council Seeks Support, More Details on Possible Sales Tax Increase

California – Council Seeks Support, More Details on Possible Sales Tax Increase

Auburn City Council members put off a vote to officially add a 1-cent sales tax increase on the November ballot Monday night, directing staff to provide more specifics. The current sales tax in Auburn is 7.25 percent, with 6 percent Continue reading California – Council Seeks Support, More Details on Possible Sales Tax Increase

Texas- Outbreak Leads Texas to Hold off on Revamping Internet Sales Tax Policies

Round Rock and a relatively small number of other cities across Texas that fear losing millions of dollars annually because of a proposed policy change on how the state collects sales taxes on internet purchases have won a temporary reprieve — Continue reading Texas- Outbreak Leads Texas to Hold off on Revamping Internet Sales Tax Policies