California – CDTFA Reports Cannabis Tax Revenues of $172.7 million for the Fourth Quarter of 2019

Sacramento – The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) reported revenue numbers today for cannabis sales for the 4th quarter of 2019. As of February 18, 2020, California’s cannabis excise tax generated $84.4 million in revenue reported on the Continue reading California – CDTFA Reports Cannabis Tax Revenues of $172.7 million for the Fourth Quarter of 2019

Wyoming – ‘Complicated’ Local Sales Tax Bill Causes Some Confusion Among Senators

he Wyoming Senate passed House Bill 0047 on first reading during their Monday, March 2 floor session on a vote of 20-9. The bill would change rules governing local sales and use tax rules in the state and would provide a pathway Continue reading Wyoming – ‘Complicated’ Local Sales Tax Bill Causes Some Confusion Among Senators

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

Nebraska – State Tax Collections Exceed Projections In October

Nebraska state government once again collected more tax revenue than expected last month. The Nebraska Department of Revenue reported Friday that the state received a net of $290 million in October, which is nearly 9% higher than the $266 million Continue reading Nebraska – State Tax Collections Exceed Projections In October

WYOMING – Growing Percentage Of City Revenue Coming From Internet Sales Tax

While Sheridan’s sales and use tax revenues have continued to grow this year, those gains are increasingly dependent on internet, rather than local, sales, according to a presentation City Treasurer Karen Burtis delivered this week. The city’s internet sales tax Continue reading WYOMING – Growing Percentage Of City Revenue Coming From Internet Sales Tax

GEORGIA – More Retailers Found Charging Wrong Sandy Springs Sales Tax

Two more major retailers have been found incorrectly charging Atlanta’s higher sales tax rate within Sandy Springs. And the state Department of Revenue is acknowledging that, barring an audit or formal complaint, such incorrectly calculated sales tax money likely goes Continue reading GEORGIA – More Retailers Found Charging Wrong Sandy Springs Sales Tax

Texas – July State Sales Tax Revenue Totaled Nearly $2.9 Billion

AUSTIN — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar on Friday said state sales tax revenue totaled $2.86 billion in July, 4.3% more than in July 2018. “State sales tax revenue growth in July was moderate, with services and restaurant sectors leading the Continue reading Texas – July State Sales Tax Revenue Totaled Nearly $2.9 Billion

New York – State Tax Revenues Plummet by $3.7 Billion

New York state tax revenues fell by $3.7 billion, or 4.7 percent, last year — the largest collapse since the 9/11 attacks — but officials downplayed the significance. Trying to find a bright side, state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said things Continue reading New York – State Tax Revenues Plummet by $3.7 Billion