Multi-State – Sales Tax Holidays For Back-To-School Shoppers in 2017

Kiplinger Kip Tips by Sarah Smith July 6, 2017 These 16 states offer sales tax breaks on everything from computers to paintbrushes this summer. Before you wander the aisles of your favorite department store to stock up on the new Continue reading Multi-State – Sales Tax Holidays For Back-To-School Shoppers in 2017

Virginia – Taxation Department Publishes Guidelines For Retail Sales and Use Tax Refund Claim Procedures

SALT Report 3903 – On June 12, 2017, the department published final guidelines for refund claim procedures. According to the published document, the “Guidelines are intended to clarify the new legislation and to outline procedures for purchasers and dealers to Continue reading Virginia – Taxation Department Publishes Guidelines For Retail Sales and Use Tax Refund Claim Procedures

Virginia – VA Guidelines for the Virginia Tax Amnesty Program

Virginia Tax The Virginia General Assembly recently enacted Item 3-5.17 of House Bill 1500, House Bill 2246 and Senate Bill 1438 (2017 Acts of Assembly, Chapters _, 53 and _), which authorize the Tax Commissioner to oversee the Virginia Tax Continue reading Virginia – VA Guidelines for the Virginia Tax Amnesty Program

Virginia – Sales Tax Holiday On Energy Star And WaterSense Products

SALT Report 3475 – The four day sales tax holiday will be held from Friday, October 10, 2014 to Monday, October 13, 2014.  Qualifying purchases made by individuals, not for commercial use, of Energy Star and WaterSense products under $2,500 Continue reading Virginia – Sales Tax Holiday On Energy Star And WaterSense Products

Virginia –Sales Tax Holiday August 1-3, 2014

SALT Report 3426 – During this three-day period, purchases of certain school supplies, clothing and footwear will be exempt from the Virginia sales tax. For Further Information: August Sales Tax Holiday: School Supplies and Clothing Lists of Exempt School Supplies Continue reading Virginia –Sales Tax Holiday August 1-3, 2014

Virginia – Taxation Of Software Sales To Manufacturing Businesses/Cloud Computing

SALT Report 3355 – The Virginia Tax Commission released Ruling Number 14-42 addressing cloud taxation: “The Taxpayer has inquired about the Department’s position regarding the sales and use taxation of cloud computing services. Generally, cloud computing services are treated in the Continue reading Virginia – Taxation Of Software Sales To Manufacturing Businesses/Cloud Computing

Virginia – Electricity Generation Sales and Use Tax Manufacturing Exemption

SALT Report 3320 – The Virginia Department of Taxation released Letter Ruling 14-37 on March 19, 2014.  The ruling concludes that a nonpublic company who produces electricity for resale was eligible for a manufacturing exemption.  Under Virginia Code 58.1-609.3 2 Continue reading Virginia – Electricity Generation Sales and Use Tax Manufacturing Exemption

Virginia – Sales Tax Applies To Party Packages

SALT Report 3319 – The Department of Taxation issued Ruling 14-41 on March 20, 2014.  A taxpayer that owns an amusement center sold party packages that were found taxable because food was included as part of the package.  It did Continue reading Virginia – Sales Tax Applies To Party Packages

Virginia – Switchgear Equipment Used to Provide Power to Data Center Qualifies for Exemption (Rulings of the Tax Commissioner 10/18/13 – Doc No 13-183)

SALT Report 3133 – Virginia Tax Commissioner ruled on Oct. 18, 2013 in response to a request made by an out-of-state dealer in regards to the application of retail sales and use tax on switchgear equipment sold to a Contractor Continue reading Virginia – Switchgear Equipment Used to Provide Power to Data Center Qualifies for Exemption (Rulings of the Tax Commissioner 10/18/13 – Doc No 13-183)

Virginia – Revised Guidelines for the Upcoming Sales Tax Holiday

SALT Report 3073 – The Virginia Department of Taxation revised its guidelines and rules for the State’s annual Energy Star and WaterSense sales tax holiday. This year’s holiday is scheduled for October 11, 2013 and will end on Monday, Oct. Continue reading Virginia – Revised Guidelines for the Upcoming Sales Tax Holiday