Missouri – Former Operator Of Pizza Place In Joplin Sentenced For Tax Evasion

Maaria Nyazee pleads guilty and is sentenced today for tax fraud. She owned Redbrick Pizza (Brick Two, LLC) when it operated inside the Northpark Mall in Joplin, Missouri.  The pizza place closed in March of 2017. According to court documents, Continue reading Missouri – Former Operator Of Pizza Place In Joplin Sentenced For Tax Evasion

CALIFORNIA – Sales Tax Bite Looms For Internet Consumers

There’s nothing new about ordering merchandise from the comfort of one’s home and having it delivered to the doorstep. Generations of Americans – especially those living in isolation on farms and ranches – pored over the inches-thick catalogs that Sears Continue reading CALIFORNIA – Sales Tax Bite Looms For Internet Consumers

North Dakota – Border Sales Tax Workshops in May and June 2019

The North Dakota Office of State Tax Commissioner teams up once per year with both the Minnesota Department of Revenue and the South Dakota Department of Revenue to hold sales tax workshops for those who conduct business across state borders. 2019 workshop dates are Continue reading North Dakota – Border Sales Tax Workshops in May and June 2019

Multi-State – What’s Next in the World of Sales Tax

It’s been said that nothing motivates accountants more than legislation and, more specifically, the need to comply. Nothing is more clear about this statement than what we’ve seen, and will see, in sales tax. Attending a conference like Avalara Crush, Continue reading Multi-State – What’s Next in the World of Sales Tax

Texas – State’s April Sales Tax Revenue Totaled $2.8 Billion

AUSTIN — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today said state sales tax revenue totaled $2.8 billion in April, 3 percent more than in April 2018.  “State sales tax revenue continued to grow, but at a modest pace compared to recent months,” Hegar said. Continue reading Texas – State’s April Sales Tax Revenue Totaled $2.8 Billion

Alabama – Northport City Leaders Consider Sales Tax Hike, Master Plan

Northport City leaders are watching the City of Tuscaloosa’s growth, and now they want to bring in more business too. Mayor Donna Aaron believed a sales tax may be the answer. Aaron said much of the riverfront and area east Continue reading Alabama – Northport City Leaders Consider Sales Tax Hike, Master Plan

Missouri – City Hoping For Internet Sales Tax

St. Joseph continues to see dwindling sales tax revenue increases, but the State Legislature could help provide an increase in those revenues, which city leaders are hoping for. Sales tax makes up 27 percent of the city’s annual income, and Continue reading Missouri – City Hoping For Internet Sales Tax

Multi State – Navigating The Post-Wayfair World Part Three: Practical Advice & Tangible Next Steps

This Legal Update marks Part Three, and our final installment of the three-part series, Navigating the Post-Wayfair world. In Part One, we discussed how states have responded to the Supreme Court’s landmark sales and use tax decision, South Dakota v. Continue reading Multi State – Navigating The Post-Wayfair World Part Three: Practical Advice & Tangible Next Steps

VERMONT – Lawmakers Consider Allowing Commercial Cannabis Sales

The state last year legalized marijuana possession and home cultivation, but advocates say taxed and regulated sales are necessary for consumer safety. Vermont legalized adult-use cannabis last year and allowed its residents to grow marijuana in their homes as of Continue reading VERMONT – Lawmakers Consider Allowing Commercial Cannabis Sales

ARIZONA – ADOR Highlights Tax Compliance Requirements For Special Events In Arizona

Arizona is well known for its year-round events, including farmer’s markets, festivals, fairs, craft shows and rodeos. A staple of all of these occasions are numerous vendors that offer customers a wide variety of goods and services. The Arizona Department Continue reading ARIZONA – ADOR Highlights Tax Compliance Requirements For Special Events In Arizona