IOWA – Sales Tax Increase Goes in Effect Monday

Earlier this year, voters in Des Moines, West Des Moines, Altoona, Pleasant Hill, Windsor Heights and Alleman all approved a one-cent sales tax increase.The City of Des Moines has already started spending some of its expected new revenue, hiring firefighters and Continue reading IOWA – Sales Tax Increase Goes in Effect Monday

VIRGINIA – Virginia City Council Is Close to Enacting A One Percent Sales Tax Increase

The Virginia City Council on Tuesday night took another step forward in the implementation of the 1% sales tax to pay for the Miners Memorial Complex. The tax is set to go into effect January 2020. Learn More Here: hibbinGMN.Com Continue reading VIRGINIA – Virginia City Council Is Close to Enacting A One Percent Sales Tax Increase

Connecticut – Democrats Propose Sales Tax Hike To Help Poor Communities

Democratic legislators continued to challenge Gov. Ned Lamont Wednesday on who should bear the largest burden of balancing the next state budget, the wealthy or everyone else. Leaders of the Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee proposed a new half-penny sales Continue reading Connecticut – Democrats Propose Sales Tax Hike To Help Poor Communities

Texas – Students Unlikely To Benefit From Swap Of Property Tax Cap For Sales Tax Increase

Students are unlikely to see any benefits and could even be hurt by the state’s proposal to counterbalance the property tax rate cap with an increase in the state sales tax, experts say. However, in its current form, the tax Continue reading Texas – Students Unlikely To Benefit From Swap Of Property Tax Cap For Sales Tax Increase

Texas – GOP Lawmaker Makes Pitch For Sales Tax Increase

On the heels of last week’s announcement that Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and House Speaker Dennis Bonnen want to raise the state sales tax to buy down property tax rates, the details of one proposal came into Continue reading Texas – GOP Lawmaker Makes Pitch For Sales Tax Increase

VIRGINIA – Jamestown Seeking Sales-Tax Increase

Jamestown residents will vote again on a proposed 1-cent sales tax increase on the April 2 ballot. A similar issue failed at the polls in November. Mayor Dayna Coonce said a new wastewater treatment plant will increase current sewer rates Continue reading VIRGINIA – Jamestown Seeking Sales-Tax Increase

Ohio – Montgomery County sales tax increase goes into effect Monday, October 1, 2018

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Sales tax is going up in Montgomery County. A .025 percent increase goes into effect Monday. The Montgomery County Board of Commissioners in June voted unanimously to raise the sales tax. Commissioners say the increase will Continue reading Ohio – Montgomery County sales tax increase goes into effect Monday, October 1, 2018

North Dakota – Taxable Sales and Purchases Increase Nearly 10 Percent for Second Consecutive Quarter

North Dakota’s Tax commissioner Announced today, Taxable sales and purchases for the second quarter of 2018 have increased nearly 10 percent.”This is the second consecutive quarter North Dakota taxable sales and purchases have increased 10 percent, and the fifth consecutive Continue reading North Dakota – Taxable Sales and Purchases Increase Nearly 10 Percent for Second Consecutive Quarter

Colorado – Mead Board of Trustees Submits Sales Tax Increase On November ballot

The Mead Board of Trustees voted unanimously Monday to send a one percent sales and use tax hike question to voters on the November ballot that, if passed, would help fund the town’s fledgling police department and road repairs. The Continue reading Colorado – Mead Board of Trustees Submits Sales Tax Increase On November ballot

North Carolina – Madison County Voters To Decide On Quarter-Cent Sales Tax Increase

“A for-or-against question gauging public support for a local sales tax hike from 6.75 to 7 percent will appear on the ballot this fall.” “Currently, 38 North Carolina counties – including Buncombe and Haywood counties – have already enacted the Continue reading North Carolina – Madison County Voters To Decide On Quarter-Cent Sales Tax Increase