Tennessee – Wilson County Sales Tax Increase Approved To Fund Teacher Raises

Wilson County voters approved a sales tax increase tied to public schoolteacher raises that was on the ballot Tuesday. The vote was just over 58% for the increase to just under 42% against. The total count was 12,560 for the increase Continue reading Tennessee – Wilson County Sales Tax Increase Approved To Fund Teacher Raises

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

Virginia – Bill Filed By Roanoke Delegate Would Increase Sales Tax On Firearms, Ammunitions

A delegate from Roanoke has introduced legislation that would support gun violence prevention programs. Del. Sam Rasoul, a Democrat, introduced House Bill 1687 that would establish the Violence Intervention and Prevention Fund that would distribute “grants to localities and organizations for the Continue reading Virginia – Bill Filed By Roanoke Delegate Would Increase Sales Tax On Firearms, Ammunitions

North Carolina – City Officially Supports Sales Tax Proposal For Schools

The Goldsboro City Council expresses its support for the proposed sales tax increase that would benefit Wayne County schools.  Tuesday, the city council unanimously approved a resolution supporting the one-quarter-of-one-cent sales and use tax referendum that will be on the Continue reading North Carolina – City Officially Supports Sales Tax Proposal For Schools

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