Illinois – State Moves To Boost Online Sales Tax Compliance

Lawmakers passed a legislative fix during the recently adjourned fall veto session which proponents say could help the state realize $380 million in annual tax revenue by increasing compliance with existing online retail transaction tax laws. Supporters say the new Continue reading Illinois – State Moves To Boost Online Sales Tax Compliance

Louisiana – Six Proposed Sales Tax Districts In Lafayette Could Allow Increased Taxes Without Vote

Lafayette’s residents could see higher sales taxes in parts of the city pending the approval of six new economic development districts proposed by outgoing Mayor-President Joel Robideaux. The proposed districts are set for a vote by Lafayette’s City-Parish Council at Continue reading Louisiana – Six Proposed Sales Tax Districts In Lafayette Could Allow Increased Taxes Without Vote

OHIO – Greene County Considers Sales Tax Increase To Fund New Jail

People who go to Greene County’s popular shopping destinations may pay a little more on merchandise next year, providing revenue that would fund a new 500-bed jail facility. Commissioners are mulling whether to ask voters to approve the issue on Continue reading OHIO – Greene County Considers Sales Tax Increase To Fund New Jail

CONNECTICUT – Increase On Meal Tax Went Into Effect Tuesday October 1, 2019

 A tax on some foods at the grocery store went into effect on Tuesday. The tax is on many prepared meals, but it’s not a new tax. It’s an increase to the sales tax. For example, stores are required to Continue reading CONNECTICUT – Increase On Meal Tax Went Into Effect Tuesday October 1, 2019

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