Kansas – State’s Online Sales Tax Rule Is More Than Just Bad Policy

A new Kansas online sales tax rule is harmful to small businesses and threatens to embroil the state in expensive litigation. It wasn’t passed by the Legislature; it’s being unilaterally implemented by Gov. Laura Kelly’s Department of Revenue. Since the Continue reading Kansas – State’s Online Sales Tax Rule Is More Than Just Bad Policy

Rhode Island – Three Landmines In Rhode Island’s Post-Wayfair Sales Tax Law And How To Avoid Them

As expected, Rhode Island enacted legislation effective July 1, 2019 that requires remote retailers, marketplace facilitators, and referrers to register with the Rhode Island Division of Taxation and collect and remit Rhode Island’s 7% sales and use tax. But one Continue reading Rhode Island – Three Landmines In Rhode Island’s Post-Wayfair Sales Tax Law And How To Avoid Them

MULTI-STATE – 16 States Add Specific Laws Onto Marketplace Sales Tax

16 states have a special provision in their marketplace facilitator laws that put marketplaces on the hook for sales tax collection if the business provides the option to pay with virtual currency to customers, according to Bloomberg Tax data. Marketplace Continue reading MULTI-STATE – 16 States Add Specific Laws Onto Marketplace Sales Tax

Nebraska – New Tax Reform Options Join Fewer Sales Tax Exemptions

The Legislature’s Revenue Committee on Friday continued its search for a tax reform plan that would deliver property tax relief with some new ideas laid on the table. Meanwhile, Creighton University economist Ernie Goss told the committee that “Nebraska is Continue reading Nebraska – New Tax Reform Options Join Fewer Sales Tax Exemptions

California : SMART Board Laying Groundwork For Sales-Tax Renewal Amid Looming Financial Crisis

SMART officials are beginning to craft the talking points for a campaign to persuade voters that they should extend the agency’s tax funding another two or three decades, allowing it to more readily refinance its mounting debt costs. Aug. 11–The Continue reading California : SMART Board Laying Groundwork For Sales-Tax Renewal Amid Looming Financial Crisis

Multi-State – Wyden, Merkley Try Again On Online Sales Tax Bill

Would create exemption for small businesses WASHINGTON – Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., this week reintroduced legislation that would stop states with a sales tax from creating red tape for small businesses as a result of last year’s Continue reading Multi-State – Wyden, Merkley Try Again On Online Sales Tax Bill

Utah – Tax Reform Task Force Not Going To ‘Tax Everything,’ But Still Looking At Sales Taxes On Some Services

SALT LAKE CITY — Now that members of the Utah Legislature’s tax reform task force have finished a series of public meetings around the state, they’re ready to start talking specifics. For Sen. Lyle Hillyard, co-chairman of the Tax Restructuring and Equalization Continue reading Utah – Tax Reform Task Force Not Going To ‘Tax Everything,’ But Still Looking At Sales Taxes On Some Services

TEXAS – 2019 Sales Tax Holiday Set for Aug. 9-11

During this annual sales tax holiday, you can buy most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks (sold for less than $100) tax free from a Texas store or from an online or catalog seller doing business in Texas. For More Information Visit: Continue reading TEXAS – 2019 Sales Tax Holiday Set for Aug. 9-11

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

Multi-State – Sales Tax Changes Accelerated This Year

Hundreds of localities and one state made 335 changes in their standard sales tax rate in the first half of 2019, a 5 percent increase from the same period last year, according to a new report. The report, from the Continue reading Multi-State – Sales Tax Changes Accelerated This Year