California – City To Use Coronavirus Relief Funds to Offset Pandemic-Related Tax Revenue Deficit

The city of San Diego will use federal and state COVID-19 relief funds to offset major budget cuts proposed last month to manage pandemic-related revenue shortfalls, San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer announced Tuesday. The city faces a budget deficit exceeding Continue reading California – City To Use Coronavirus Relief Funds to Offset Pandemic-Related Tax Revenue Deficit

California – Solvang Losing $500K Per Month in Tax Revenue Due to Loss of Tourism

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought the world to an economic standstill. The city of Solvang has seen its tax revenue drop by $500,000 per month as tourism has ceased. Before the COVID-19 outbreak, Solvang’s taxable sales from retail businesses and Continue reading California – Solvang Losing $500K Per Month in Tax Revenue Due to Loss of Tourism

South Dakota – Tourism Tax Rate Permanently Extended

2/07/2013 SALT Report 2123 – The South Dakota State Legislature passed a bill that makes permanent the 1.5% gross receipts tax imposed on any visitor-related businesses. The text of the bill follows: Section 1. That 10-45D-2 be amended to read… Continue reading South Dakota – Tourism Tax Rate Permanently Extended

Rhode Island – Tax on Sightseeing Transportation Services Eliminated

SALT Report 1576 – The Rhode Island Division of Taxation issued a notice regarding the taxability of package tours and sightseeing transportation services. Effective July 1, 2012, the law requiring retailers to collect and remit sales and use tax … Continue reading Rhode Island – Tax on Sightseeing Transportation Services Eliminated