New York- Temporary Authorization to Use Digital Signatures on Certain Documents Due to the Novel Coronavirus, COVID-19

Pursuant to Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order 202.15 issued in response to the Coronavirus COVID-19 situation, the Department of Taxation and Finance is temporarily authorized to accept digital signatures in place of handwritten signatures on documents related to the determination or collection of Continue reading New York- Temporary Authorization to Use Digital Signatures on Certain Documents Due to the Novel Coronavirus, COVID-19

Colorado- Businesses have 30 extra days to remit sales tax – Payments due April 20, 2020 deferred to May 20, 2020

On Friday the Governor issued an executive order temporarily suspending the requirement for businesses to remit sales tax for 30 days. The executive order is a deferment of the requirement of retailers to remit sales tax for 30 days, penalty Continue reading Colorado- Businesses have 30 extra days to remit sales tax – Payments due April 20, 2020 deferred to May 20, 2020

Louisiana- Sales Tax Collections Falling

Business operations have been curtailed over the past few days due to the COVID-19 pandemic but up until then, sales tax collections were up, according the Concordia Parish Sales Tax Office.  For the first 23 days of March, however, sales Continue reading Louisiana- Sales Tax Collections Falling

District of Columbia – DC OTR Responds to CV19 Outbreak March 20, 2020 – Tax Notice 2020-02: Emergency Sales and Use Tax Relief

On March 17, 2020, the Council of the District of Columbia enacted the COVID-19 Response Emergency Amendment Act of 2020. The Act amended D.C. Code § 47-4221 by expanding the authority of the Office of Tax and Revenue to abate Continue reading District of Columbia – DC OTR Responds to CV19 Outbreak March 20, 2020 – Tax Notice 2020-02: Emergency Sales and Use Tax Relief

California – Governor Newsom Allows Small Businesses To Defer Payment Of Sales And Use Tax Of Up To $50,000 For Up To 12 Months

The state is allocating $50 million to the California Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank for loan guarantees to small businesses to help eliminate barriers to capital for individuals who do not qualify for federal funds, including low wealth and undocumented Continue reading California – Governor Newsom Allows Small Businesses To Defer Payment Of Sales And Use Tax Of Up To $50,000 For Up To 12 Months

Tennessee- DOR Ruling #20-02 Dated 2/20/2020 Construction Sales and Use Tax And Required Certificate To Support Allowed Exemption

The Tennessee Department of Revenue concluded that an exemption does exist when working on a construction contract. As noted in the ruling exemptions must be properly supported by an Exemption Certificate. Additionally, Rule 102 also contemplates contractors and subcontractors will Continue reading Tennessee- DOR Ruling #20-02 Dated 2/20/2020 Construction Sales and Use Tax And Required Certificate To Support Allowed Exemption

New York – NY DOTAF Responds to CV19 Outbreak April 2, 2020 – Sales Tax Returns Penalties and Interest May Be Waived

Governor Cuomo has put New York State on PAUSE. All non-essential workers are directed to work from home and everyone is required to maintain a 6 foot distance from others in public. Sales tax vendors – Sales tax payments and Continue reading New York – NY DOTAF Responds to CV19 Outbreak April 2, 2020 – Sales Tax Returns Penalties and Interest May Be Waived

New Hampshire – NH DOH Responds To CV19 Outbreak March 31, 2020 – Emergency Order #17 Essential Services; Social Distancing Protocols

Governor Sununu signed Emergency Order (EO) #17 listing the Essential Services and Social Distancing Protocols. Below is the full text including the link to EO #17. NOTICE EO #17 EXHIBIT A to Emergency Order #17 State of New Hampshire – Continue reading New Hampshire – NH DOH Responds To CV19 Outbreak March 31, 2020 – Emergency Order #17 Essential Services; Social Distancing Protocols

California – CDTFA Leadership Conference January 21 and 22, 2020 – Question #3

On January 21 and 22, 2020 the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration conducted a leadership conference hosted by appointed Director of the CDTFA Mr, Nicolas Maduros. The SALT Report had the opportunity to meet with Mr. Maduros and Continue reading California – CDTFA Leadership Conference January 21 and 22, 2020 – Question #3

Nevada – NDOT Responds To CV19 Outbreak March 16, 2020

March 16, 2020 To All Nevada Taxpayers, Yesterday, Governor Steve Sisolak held a press conference on the actions and guidance issued by the State of Nevada to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in our state. The health and well-being of Continue reading Nevada – NDOT Responds To CV19 Outbreak March 16, 2020