Idaho – Idaho Grants Tax Relief to Victims of Recent Disasters

BThe Idaho State Tax Commission is extending deadlines to file and pay taxes for victims of Hurricane Laura, the California wildfires, and the Iowa derecho.  For taxpayers from designated disaster areas affected by Hurricane Laura, the tax relief postpones tax filing Continue reading Idaho – Idaho Grants Tax Relief to Victims of Recent Disasters

Texas – Comptroller Glenn Hegar Distributes $765 Million in Monthly Sales Tax Revenue to Local Governments

(AUSTIN) — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announced today he will send cities, counties, transit systems and special purpose taxing districts $765.3 million in local sales tax allocations for September, 4.5 percent less than in September 2019. These allocations are based on Continue reading Texas – Comptroller Glenn Hegar Distributes $765 Million in Monthly Sales Tax Revenue to Local Governments

Tennessee – TN Releases New Digital Tool to Help Business Owners Check Relief Payment Eligibility

Nashville, Tenn. – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and the Department of Revenue announced today a new digital eligibility tool for small business owners to determine if their business may be eligible for a Tennessee Business Relief Program payment.  “The COVID-19 pandemic has placed Continue reading Tennessee – TN Releases New Digital Tool to Help Business Owners Check Relief Payment Eligibility

New Mexico – Delivered groceries may not be taxable

The New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department has issued new guidance on when grocery deliveries may be subject to gross receipts taxes. Receipts from food sold at a retail food store can be deducted by grocers when filing their gross Continue reading New Mexico – Delivered groceries may not be taxable

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

California – Twelve Illegal Cannabis Retailers Served Tax Warrants in Greater Los Angeles

The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) announced today that over the past several weeks twelve illegal cannabis retailers in Los Angeles and San Bernardino counties were served tax warrants with the assistance of the California Highway Patrol Continue reading California – Twelve Illegal Cannabis Retailers Served Tax Warrants in Greater Los Angeles

New Jersey – I sell on eBay. How do I report sales tax collections?

Q. I have a small business and sell exclusively on eBay, which now collects sales tax from the buyers on items sold in a number of states, including New Jersey. In the past, I always reported my total sales, deducted Continue reading New Jersey – I sell on eBay. How do I report sales tax collections?

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

Mississippi – Notice to Marketplace Facilitators

House Bill 379 of the 2020 Regular Session creates the Mississippi Marketplace Facilitator Act of 2020. This act defines a marketplace facilitator as any person who facilitates a retail sales by a seller by: (i)     listing or advertising for Continue reading Mississippi – Notice to Marketplace Facilitators

Washington – Revenue to expand Voluntary Disclosure Program

July 13, 2020 – The Department of Revenue will relax eligibility requirements for participation in the Voluntary Disclosure Agreement (VDA) program, which allows unregistered businesses to come forward voluntarily to register and pay prior tax obligations. Revenue is temporarily expanding Continue reading Washington – Revenue to expand Voluntary Disclosure Program