New Jersey – Proposed Sales Tax Increase for Transportation Trust Fund

SALT Report 3826 – Gov. Chris Christie and Democratic legislative leaders Monday were negotiating over a bipartisan plan that would reduce New Jersey’s 7 percent sales tax to 6 percent by 2018 as the state raises the gas tax to rescue Continue reading New Jersey – Proposed Sales Tax Increase for Transportation Trust Fund

South Dakota – Sales and Use Tax Rate Increase from 4% to 4.5% June 1, 2016

SALT Report 3820 – The South Dakota state sales and use tax rate will increase from 4 percent to 4.5 percent on June 1, 2016. The new state sales and use tax rate applies to sales and rentals of tangible Continue reading South Dakota – Sales and Use Tax Rate Increase from 4% to 4.5% June 1, 2016

Nevada – Proposed Sales Tax Increase

SALT Report 3818 – The sales tax increase is a proposed solution to generate the $781 million the Washoe County School District needs to repair current schools and build new schools to accommodate Northern Nevada’s growing community. For further Information: Continue reading Nevada – Proposed Sales Tax Increase

Oklahoma – Internet Sales Tax Measure Clears Senate

SALT Report 3798 –  An attempt to get more Oklahomans to pay the required sales tax on online purchases has cleared the state Senate. The Senate passed the bill 31-12 on Thursday and sent it to the House for consideration. Continue reading Oklahoma – Internet Sales Tax Measure Clears Senate

North Carolina – Sales tax on labor remains confusing to companies, consumers

www.journalnow.com by Richard Carver -April 2, 2016 “It’s been about a month since the state began collecting sales tax on labor for many installation, maintenance and repair services. Adding the 6.75 percent sales tax to labor was approved by the Continue reading North Carolina – Sales tax on labor remains confusing to companies, consumers

Florida – New Law Allows Local Sales Tax to Fund Pensions

SALT Report 3794 – Florida cities and counties will have the option of funding the pension liabilities of government plans via a half-cent sales tax under new legislation that Gov. Rick Scott (R) signed into law. The legislation, signed March Continue reading Florida – New Law Allows Local Sales Tax to Fund Pensions