Arizona – Centralized Licensing and Reporting of Transaction Privilege Tax (TPT) Begins Jan. 1

Effective January 1, 2017, the Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR) will become the single point of administration and collection of transaction privilege tax (TPT). The transition to centralized licensing, reporting and payment of state and city TPT to ADOR begins Continue reading Arizona – Centralized Licensing and Reporting of Transaction Privilege Tax (TPT) Begins Jan. 1

Multistate – Professor Desiderio joined 14 tax law professors in internet sales tax issue

“In November, he was one of 14 tax law faculty who filed an amicus brief in Direct Marketing Association v. Brohl(“Direct Marketing II”) in support of a conditional cross-petition by the State of Colorado seeking reversal of Quill Corp. v. Continue reading Multistate – Professor Desiderio joined 14 tax law professors in internet sales tax issue

Georgia – GA Supreme Court hears Clayton,College Park feud on alcohol sales tax

The Georgia Supreme Court heard arguments Monday on a long-standing tug-of-war between Clayton County and College Park over the distribution of revenues from alcohol taxes collected at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. http://www.ajc.com/news/local-govt–politics/supreme-court-hears-clayton-college-park-feud-alcohol-sales-tax/6JW6cnqOtjErJhVHElXJhL/

Iowa – Amazon to Collect Sales Tax in Iowa

SALT Report 3893 – Online retailer giant Amazon announced Friday afternoon it would no longer be tax-free for Iowans starting Jan. 1. An Amazon spokeswoman told KCCI in a brief statement that “Amazon will be required to collect sales tax Continue reading Iowa – Amazon to Collect Sales Tax in Iowa

Texas – Proposed Legislation Would Exempt Tampons from Sales Tax

SALT Report 3892 – Following the political lead of several northern states, six Texas lawmakers have filed bills to eliminate the sales tax on feminine health products used for menstrual period hygiene, including tampons, sanitary napkins and menstrual cups. If Continue reading Texas – Proposed Legislation Would Exempt Tampons from Sales Tax

Texas – Water-Efficient Product Sales Tax Holiday

SALT Report 3889 – The state of Texas will have a water-efficient product sales tax holiday from May 27-29 2017. During the holiday period, you can buy any product tax free that displays a WaterSense label or logo. These items Continue reading Texas – Water-Efficient Product Sales Tax Holiday

California – Sales and Use Tax Rate Decrease

SALT Report 3887 – The statewide sales and use tax rate will decrease one quarter of one percent (0.25%) from 7.50 percent to 7.25 percent on January 1, 2017. The decrease in the statewide rate is effective for all cities Continue reading California – Sales and Use Tax Rate Decrease

Florida – Machinery and Equipment Sales Tax Exemption

SALT Report 3883 – The sales tax exemption for machinery and equipment in Florida has become permanent for all machinery and equipment except mixer drums. This exemption was previously scheduled to expire on April 30, 2017. The exemption for mixer Continue reading Florida – Machinery and Equipment Sales Tax Exemption