Texas – Harvey Help: Can Contractors Charge Sales Tax?

KHOU.com By Grace White September 6, 2017 If you’re hiring someone to clean out your flooded home, you should not be paying sales tax for the labor. One homeowner contacted KHOU after he noticed it on his quote. “We’re looking Continue reading Texas – Harvey Help: Can Contractors Charge Sales Tax?

Multistate – MTC Online Marketplace Seller Voluntary Disclosure (24 State Initiative) August 17, 2017 through October 17, 2017

SALT Report 3914 – The MTC is sponsoring a prospective amnesty program targeting online marketplace sellers. The amnesty program will begin on Thursday, August 17, 2017 and will close October 17, 2017. The following 24 states have agreed to participate Continue reading Multistate – MTC Online Marketplace Seller Voluntary Disclosure (24 State Initiative) August 17, 2017 through October 17, 2017

Multistate – MTC Online Marketplace Seller Voluntary Disclosure (24 State Initiative) August 17, 2017 through October 17, 2017

SALT Report 3914 – The MTC is sponsoring a prospective amnesty program targeting online marketplace sellers. The amnesty program will begin on Thursday, August 17, 2017 and will close October 17, 2017. The following 24 states have agreed to participate Continue reading Multistate – MTC Online Marketplace Seller Voluntary Disclosure (24 State Initiative) August 17, 2017 through October 17, 2017

Texas – Sales Tax Holiday August 11 – August 13

SALT Report 3912 – This year’s Sales Tax Holiday is Aug. 11 – 13. As in previous years, the law exempts most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks priced less than $100 from sales and use taxes, which could save shoppers Continue reading Texas – Sales Tax Holiday August 11 – August 13

Multi-State – Sales Tax Holidays For Back-To-School Shoppers in 2017

Kiplinger Kip Tips by Sarah Smith July 6, 2017 These 16 states offer sales tax breaks on everything from computers to paintbrushes this summer. Before you wander the aisles of your favorite department store to stock up on the new Continue reading Multi-State – Sales Tax Holidays For Back-To-School Shoppers in 2017

Texas – Fraud Detection and Risk Assessment – Not Taxable

The Comptroller’s office recently issued Private Letter Ruling 150120751. This ruling addresses fraud detection and risk assessment services that provide recommendations to customers on whether to accept a sales order. For Further Information: https://star.cpa.texas.gov/view/201611086l?terms=150120751

Texas – Texas-Amazon sales tax deal benefited both sides, data shows

“Three years on, a much-watched deal to settle a sales tax collection dispute between Texas and Amazon.com appears to have benefited both sides, according to an analysis published Sunday by The Austin American-Statesman. The agreement saw the state drop its Continue reading Texas – Texas-Amazon sales tax deal benefited both sides, data shows

Texas – Redesigned Texas Ahead Website

SALT Report 3454 – In the near future the Texas Comptroller’s office will launch a redesigned Texas Ahead website.  Texas Ahead provides information regarding Economic Resources within the state.  The updated website will have easier navigation and allow all pages Continue reading Texas – Redesigned Texas Ahead Website

Texas — Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday Weekend, August 8-10

SALT Report 3393 – Texas’s annual Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday will be held Friday, August 8, through Sunday, August 10, 2014.  During this period, retailers are not required to collect state and local sales or use tax on the following Continue reading Texas — Back-To-School Sales Tax Holiday Weekend, August 8-10