California – Corporate Close-Up: California Creates Independent Office of Tax Appeals Ending SBOE’s Role In Income And Franchise Tax Appeals

Bloomberg BNA SALT TALK BLOG By Chris Bailey July 3, 2017 As first reported by Laura Mahoney in the Daily Tax Report (subscription required), California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) signed into law A.B. 102, The Taxpayer Transparency and Fairness Act of 2017, on Continue reading California – Corporate Close-Up: California Creates Independent Office of Tax Appeals Ending SBOE’s Role In Income And Franchise Tax Appeals

Massachusetts – Massachusetts Sued Before New Internet Sales Tax Rules Take Effect

Forbes, #TaxTime Kelly Phillips Erb June 12, 2017 “With just over two weeks before a new regulation in Massachusetts was slated to take effect, the measure has hit a roadblock. NetChoice, a trade association of Internet companies and organizations, and American Continue reading Massachusetts – Massachusetts Sued Before New Internet Sales Tax Rules Take Effect

Wisconsin – AB 340 To Go Before The Committee On Ways And Means

dailyreporter.com Dan Shaw June 13, 2017 “Lawmakers will meet Thursday to discuss a bill meant to make it easier for contractors to know when they owe sales and uses taxes on materials used in construction projects.” “Assembly Bill 340, which would Continue reading Wisconsin – AB 340 To Go Before The Committee On Ways And Means

Alabama – Alabama 2017 “Back-To-School” Sales Tax Holiday July 21-23, 2017

SALT Report 3908 – Alabama has moved back their back-to-school sales tax holiday from the first week in August to the third full weekend in July. Beginning in 2006, a sales tax holiday was enacted, whereby no state sales or Continue reading Alabama – Alabama 2017 “Back-To-School” Sales Tax Holiday July 21-23, 2017

Ohio – Sales Tax Holiday August 4, 2017 Through August 6, 2017

SALT Report 3906 – Ohio will have a sales tax holiday from Friday, August 4, 2017 at 12:00 a.m. to Sunday, August 6, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. During the holiday, the following items are exempt from sales and use tax: An item of Continue reading Ohio – Sales Tax Holiday August 4, 2017 Through August 6, 2017

North Dakota – Internet Access Charges Exempt From Sales Tax Beginning July 1, 2017

SALT Report 3904 – Beginning July 1, 2017, all charges for Internet access will be exempt from sales and use taxes in the state of North Dakota. North Dakota has been one of the few remaining states allowed to tax Continue reading North Dakota – Internet Access Charges Exempt From Sales Tax Beginning July 1, 2017

Indiana – New Definition Of Physical Presence Set To Begin July 1, 2017

SALT Report 3901 – On April 28, 2017, Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb signed House Bill 1129, requiring remote sellers with no physical presence in Indiana to collect, remit, comply with all applicable provisions of the Indiana gross retail tax code Continue reading Indiana – New Definition Of Physical Presence Set To Begin July 1, 2017

Wyoming – New Definition Of Physical Presence for Remote Sellers Set To Begin July 1st, 2017

SALT Report 3899 – House Bill 19, which is set to take effect July 1, 2017, applies to remote sellers with an annual gross revenue in Wyoming that exceeds $100,000; or if the number of separate transactions delivered into Wyoming is 200 or Continue reading Wyoming – New Definition Of Physical Presence for Remote Sellers Set To Begin July 1st, 2017

California – Lawmakers Propose Major Taxes And Fees

California Tax  Foundation Tax Watch Report Updated Through June 2, 2017 “California lawmakers have proposed more taxes and fees in the first six months of the 2017-18 legislative session than in all of 2015 or 2016. If each proposal became Continue reading California – Lawmakers Propose Major Taxes And Fees

Arkansas – Candy And Soft Drinks Removed From The Definition Of Food Beginning January 1, 2018

SALT Report 3905 – Similar to multiple other states, Arkansas Act 141 will be removing candy and soft drinks from  the definitions of “Food” and “Food Ingredients” beginning January 1, 2018. The full 6.5% State sales and use tax rate Continue reading Arkansas – Candy And Soft Drinks Removed From The Definition Of Food Beginning January 1, 2018