Tennessee – New Taxes On Internet Sales Shouldn’t Replace Shopping Local, Johnson City Leaders Say

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) – For Johnson City Mayor Jenny Brock, the vacant Toys R Us building on North Roan Street is a harsh reminder of the changing retail environment. “I look at Toys R Us as kind of the Continue reading Tennessee – New Taxes On Internet Sales Shouldn’t Replace Shopping Local, Johnson City Leaders Say

Multistate – TN and VA sales tax holiday weekends are around the corner

Shoppers can start mapping out their sprees, because Tennessee’s and Virginia’s once-a-year sales tax holiday weekends are around the corner. According to a release from the Tennessee Department of Revenue, from July 26 – July 28 shoppers can save almost Continue reading Multistate – TN and VA sales tax holiday weekends are around the corner

Mulitstate – Arkansas ties for No. 1 in sales-tax ranking; rounding takes total levies to 9.47%

A consumer buying items around Tennessee and Arkansas won’t notice much difference in the overall sales taxes paid. Thanks to rounding, Arkansas and Tennessee have the highest combined state and local sales-tax rates among the 50 states, according to the Continue reading Mulitstate – Arkansas ties for No. 1 in sales-tax ranking; rounding takes total levies to 9.47%

Tennessee – What You Need To Know About Tax Free Weekend In Tennessee

If you’re a fan of saving money — and who isn’t? — mark your calendar for Tennessee’s tax free weekend, July 26-28. During the annual sales tax holiday, items like clothing, school supplies and some tech are sold tax-free, with some Continue reading Tennessee – What You Need To Know About Tax Free Weekend In Tennessee

Tennessee – City To Pay $14K Following Sales Tax audit

The city of Crossville owes an additional $14,645.45 to the Tennessee Department of Revenue after a sales tax audit found the city hadn’t collected enough in taxes for sprinkler heads and did not require exemption forms for industrial manufacturing sales Continue reading Tennessee – City To Pay $14K Following Sales Tax audit

Tennessee – New Guidance: Post Wayfair Sales Tax Collection By Out-Of-State Dealers

The  Tennessee Department of Revenue has updated information about sales tax collection from out-of-state dealers post South Dakota v. Wayfair.  Please see the links below for more information:  Notice #19-04 Post-Wayfair Collection by Out-of-State Dealers (June 2019) Notice #19-05 Local Sales Tax Continue reading Tennessee – New Guidance: Post Wayfair Sales Tax Collection By Out-Of-State Dealers

Tennessee – New Tax Workshop Webinars for Businesses Now Available

In an effort to provide more online tools to help business owners learn about Tennessee taxes, the Department of Revenue has added four online tax workshop webinars to its website. These sales tax webinars are designed to provide business owners with Continue reading Tennessee – New Tax Workshop Webinars for Businesses Now Available

TENNESSEE – Rule 129 Leveling The Playing Field

Rule 129 simply ensures that all out-of-state retailers who make sales in Tennessee, above the $500,000 threshold, properly collect and remit state and local sales and use tax due under current law. Enabling it, the report states, would level the Continue reading TENNESSEE – Rule 129 Leveling The Playing Field

Multi-State – States Renew Push for Taxes On Sugary Drinks

Nearly three decades after a U.S. state last imposed a special tax on sugary drinks, Connecticut’s governor is pushing for one to help close a budget deficit — and bracing for a fight. Taxes on soda and other sugar-loaded drinks Continue reading Multi-State – States Renew Push for Taxes On Sugary Drinks

TENNESSEE – DOR Starts New Tax Prep Program For Business Owners

The Tennessee Department of Revenue held its first tax preparation workshop for business owners Tuesday at the Dyer County Clerk’s Office. Gov. Lee wishes to go out and have various departments and state government interact with our rural communities to Continue reading TENNESSEE – DOR Starts New Tax Prep Program For Business Owners