Multi-State – Taxes Make Netflix, Spotify Victims Of Their Own Success

American Institute For Economic Research (AIER) by Chloe Anagnos December 1, 2017 Americans may soon find it more expensive to binge watch their favorite television shows and listen to their favorite music on Internet streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, and Continue reading Multi-State – Taxes Make Netflix, Spotify Victims Of Their Own Success

Pennsylvania – State’s Quirky Sales Tax System: Soft Drinks Are Taxed, Candy Gets A Pass

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette by Patricia Sabatini December 11, 2017 Chances are good you’re keenly aware when the warm woolen mittens, diamond pendant or other important gifts on your holiday shopping list go on sale. But do you know which items are subject Continue reading Pennsylvania – State’s Quirky Sales Tax System: Soft Drinks Are Taxed, Candy Gets A Pass

Rhode Island – New Online Reservation System Launched For Tax Amnesty Program

SALT Report 3953 – The Rhode Island Division of Taxation has launched an online reservation system for taxpayers who want to make appointments involving Rhode Island’s new state tax amnesty program. For Information, use the link below. ADV 2017-46 Reservation System Continue reading Rhode Island – New Online Reservation System Launched For Tax Amnesty Program

Multi-State – Supreme Court Should Allow Congress To Finish It’s Job On The Remote Sales Tax

Congressman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) Press Release Today, Congressman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, filed an amicus brief asking the Supreme Court to deny review of the case of South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. Proponents of review seek a Continue reading Multi-State – Supreme Court Should Allow Congress To Finish It’s Job On The Remote Sales Tax

Ohio – ODT Offers Tax Amnesty Program That Runs January 1, 2018 Through February 15, 2018

SALT Report 3953 – All penalties and half the interest will be waived on qualified delinquent taxes during the program period. Who and which taxes are eligible for Ohio Tax Amnesty: If you have unreported or underreported taxes that were Continue reading Ohio – ODT Offers Tax Amnesty Program That Runs January 1, 2018 Through February 15, 2018

Pennsylvania – Reducing Pennsylvania’s Sales Tax

The Sentinel Bill Tracker by Joshua Vaughn November 30, 2017 Each legislative session thousands of bills and amendments are introduced in the Pennsylvania Legislature. Only a fraction become law, and an even smaller portion receive wide media coverage. These bills Continue reading Pennsylvania – Reducing Pennsylvania’s Sales Tax

Colorado – All Sales Tax Licenses Will Expire December 31, 2017

SALT Report 3952 – Renewal is required for all Colorado sales tax licenses by December 31, 2017. A sales tax license is used for the collection and filing of Colorado and local sales taxes. Renewed licenses will be valid for a Continue reading Colorado – All Sales Tax Licenses Will Expire December 31, 2017

Multi-State – Amazon Steps Into Tax Collection With Service That Could Help States Collect Billions In Lost Revenue

CNBC by Eugene Kim November 15, 2017 Amazon is finally being forced to take a hands-on approach to tax collection. Next year the company will begin collecting sales tax for its third-party merchants in its home state of Washington, according to Continue reading Multi-State – Amazon Steps Into Tax Collection With Service That Could Help States Collect Billions In Lost Revenue

Connecticut – State To Mimic Massachusetts’ Digital “Cookie” Tax Rule

Bloomberg BNA by Aaron Nicodemus November 17, 2017 Connecticut will pursue a “cookie” nexus regime requiring out-of-state internet vendors to collect state sales and use tax in early 2018—similar to a first-of-its-kind regulation already in place in neighboring Massachusetts. Kevin Continue reading Connecticut – State To Mimic Massachusetts’ Digital “Cookie” Tax Rule

Rhode Island – Division Of Taxation Launches Website For Tax Amnesty

SALT Report 3950 – The Rhode Island Division of Taxation today launched a special website for Rhode Island’s tax amnesty program.  The goal is to provide information in advance of the amnesty program’s official opening on December 1, 2017. The Tax Amnesty Continue reading Rhode Island – Division Of Taxation Launches Website For Tax Amnesty