Multistate – MTC Online Marketplace Seller Voluntary Disclosure Initiative August 17, 2017 through October 17, 2017

SALT Report 3914 – The MTC is sponsoring a prospective amnesty program targeting online marketplace sellers. The amnesty program will begin on Thursday, August 17, 2017 and will close October 17, 2017. The following 19 states have agreed to participate Continue reading Multistate – MTC Online Marketplace Seller Voluntary Disclosure Initiative August 17, 2017 through October 17, 2017

Vermont – Notification Requirement Set To Begin July 1, 2017

SALT Report 3900 – Notification enforcement for noncollecting vendors is set to begin July 1, 2017. House Bill 873 requires noncollecting vendors making sales into Vermont to notify Vermont purchasers that sales or use tax is due on nonexempt purchases made from Continue reading Vermont – Notification Requirement Set To Begin July 1, 2017

Vermont – Sales And Use Tax Treatment Of Cloud Computing

SALT Report 3360 – Since July 1, 2013 Technical Bulletin 54 has been withdrawn and no longer governs the taxability of prewritten software accessed remotely (AKA Cloud  Computing).  Essentially, cloud computing is taxable in Vermont as is downloaded canned software.  Continue reading Vermont – Sales And Use Tax Treatment Of Cloud Computing

Vermont – Use Tax Know What You Owe Voluntary Self Audit Program Ends May 1, 2014

SALT Report 3338 – The Vermont Department of Taxes reminds taxpayers of the voluntary self audit program where businesses are encouraged to come forward and disclose unreported use tax liabilities.  The program runs for 10 months and is scheduled to Continue reading Vermont – Use Tax Know What You Owe Voluntary Self Audit Program Ends May 1, 2014

Vermont – Use Tax Reminder for Individual Taxpayers

SALT Report 3287 – The Vermont Department of Taxes reminds individual taxpayers of the obligation to report use taxes.  The reminder explains that this reporting may be done on the income tax return and that if the taxpayer has no Continue reading Vermont – Use Tax Reminder for Individual Taxpayers

Vermont – Know What You Owe (Voluntary Self Audit Program) Ends May 1, 2014

SALT Report 3282 – The Vermont Department of Taxes is running a Use Tax Amnesty for the period August 1, 2013 through May 1, 2014.  The Know What You Owe program will: Allow self-reporting of tax Waive all penalties Waive Continue reading Vermont – Know What You Owe (Voluntary Self Audit Program) Ends May 1, 2014

Vermont – Notice Requirement if Tax is Included in the Price of Meals or Alcohol

SALT Report 3103 – The Vermont Department of Taxes released a fact sheet that discusses the requirement for businesses to notify their customers if they have included the meals and rooms tax in the amount charged for meals or alcoholic Continue reading Vermont – Notice Requirement if Tax is Included in the Price of Meals or Alcohol

Vermont – Guidance Regarding Permanent Installations in Homes and Businesses

SALT Report 3097 – The Vermont Department of Taxes issued an advisory regarding the sales and use tax responsibilities of manufacturers, sellers, and contractors who purchase items that will be permanently installed in a home or business. In Vermont, contractors Continue reading Vermont – Guidance Regarding Permanent Installations in Homes and Businesses

Vermont – Business Taxes for Nonprofits

SALT Report 3096 – The Vermont Department of Taxes released a fact sheet that discusses the sales and use tax and meals and rooms tax applicable to nonprofit organizations. Generally, nonprofits who are exempt from federal income tax under 26 Continue reading Vermont – Business Taxes for Nonprofits

Vermont – Certain Room Rentals are Taxable

SALT Report 3090 – The Vermont Department of Taxes released a fact sheet that offers guidance to persons who rent rooms or provide lodging to visitors. The fact sheet advises that anyone who does so may be subject to the Continue reading Vermont – Certain Room Rentals are Taxable