Multi-State – Virginia Court Dismisses Massachusetts Online Sales Tax Case

A Virginia judge refused to weigh in on the legality of taxing out-of-state vendors based on their use of in-state software, saying the issue should be decided in Massachusetts. But it may soon be a moot point because that so-called Continue reading Multi-State – Virginia Court Dismisses Massachusetts Online Sales Tax Case

MULTI STATE – New Laws Go Into Effect In DC, Maryland On Oct. 1

New D.C. and Maryland laws that go into effect on Tuesday, Oct. 1 may affect your wallet, your workplace and even your decision to donate an organ. Most Virginia laws are phased in each year on July 1 — but Continue reading MULTI STATE – New Laws Go Into Effect In DC, Maryland On Oct. 1

Virginia – Shad Plank: A Sales Tax Bump As Online Dealers Sign Up

Well, here’s a surprise: sales and use tax collections, which have grown only sluggishly in the past few years despite a buoyant economy, jumped by 12.9% in August. Another surprise: use tax collections — that is taxes paid on sales Continue reading Virginia – Shad Plank: A Sales Tax Bump As Online Dealers Sign Up

Multistate – TN and VA sales tax holiday weekends are around the corner

Shoppers can start mapping out their sprees, because Tennessee’s and Virginia’s once-a-year sales tax holiday weekends are around the corner. According to a release from the Tennessee Department of Revenue, from July 26 – July 28 shoppers can save almost Continue reading Multistate – TN and VA sales tax holiday weekends are around the corner

VIRGINIA – Virginia City Council Is Close to Enacting A One Percent Sales Tax Increase

The Virginia City Council on Tuesday night took another step forward in the implementation of the 1% sales tax to pay for the Miners Memorial Complex. The tax is set to go into effect January 2020. Learn More Here: hibbinGMN.Com Continue reading VIRGINIA – Virginia City Council Is Close to Enacting A One Percent Sales Tax Increase

Multi-State – More States Consider Taxing Personal and Professional Services as 2019 Legislative Sessions Advance

In recent years, states have increasingly considered taxing services by expanding the sales and use tax base —  and 2019 is no different. So far this year, taxation of services bills have been introduced in nine states: California, Connecticut, Florida, Montana, Continue reading Multi-State – More States Consider Taxing Personal and Professional Services as 2019 Legislative Sessions Advance

VIRGINIA – Northam Signs Bills Cutting ‘Tampon Tax’

The sales tax on tampons, diapers and other personal hygiene products will be reduced by more than half beginning Jan. 1, 2020. Gov. Ralph Northam (D) announced Wednesday that he signed SB 1715, sponsored by Sen. Jennifer Boysko, (D-86th), and Continue reading VIRGINIA – Northam Signs Bills Cutting ‘Tampon Tax’

Virginia – State On The Verge Of Approving Its First Local Option Sales Tax

Virginia is on the verge of creating local option sales tax authority for precisely one jurisdiction, and it’s been flying completely under the radar. Halifax County, population 35,000, is about to upend Virginia’s sales tax system and potentially open the Continue reading Virginia – State On The Verge Of Approving Its First Local Option Sales Tax

VIRGINIA – Jamestown Seeking Sales-Tax Increase

Jamestown residents will vote again on a proposed 1-cent sales tax increase on the April 2 ballot. A similar issue failed at the polls in November. Mayor Dayna Coonce said a new wastewater treatment plant will increase current sewer rates Continue reading VIRGINIA – Jamestown Seeking Sales-Tax Increase

Multi-State – States Renew Push for Taxes On Sugary Drinks

Nearly three decades after a U.S. state last imposed a special tax on sugary drinks, Connecticut’s governor is pushing for one to help close a budget deficit — and bracing for a fight. Taxes on soda and other sugar-loaded drinks Continue reading Multi-State – States Renew Push for Taxes On Sugary Drinks