Friday, August 5, 2016

California ~ Multiple Taxes: BOE Discusses Relief for Those Affected by Wildfires

http://news.cchgroup.com/2016/08/04/california-multiple-taxes-boe-discusses-relief-for-those-affected-by-wildfires/

Connecticut exempts diapers, tampons, July 2018

http://www.taxrates.com/blog/2016/08/05/connecticut-exempts-diapers-tampons-july-2018/

Connecticut: new requirements for seller’s permits

http://www.taxrates.com/blog/2016/08/05/connecticut-new-requirements-for-sellers-permits/

After the Storm: An Extraordinary Year in Louisiana

http://sovos.com/blog/storm-extraordinary-year-louisiana/

Virginia ~ Corporate Income, Sales and Use Taxes: Tax Consequences of Purchasing and Selling Software Discussed

http://news.cchgroup.com/2016/08/05/virginia-corporate-income-sales-and-use-taxes-tax-consequences-of-purchasing-and-selling-software-discussed/

Non-prescription Hyperbaric Chambers Taxable in Washington

http://www.ttrus.com/Nonprescription-Hyperbaric-Chambers-Taxable-in-Washington-i803.html

Illinois ~ Sales and Use Tax: No Liability in Private Lawsuit for Not Remitting Use Tax on Shipping Charges

http://news.cchgroup.com/2016/08/04/illinois-sales-and-use-tax-no-liability-in-private-lawsuit-for-not-remitting-use-tax-on-shipping-charges/

EYE ON Maine Sales Taxes

http://www.taxconnex.com/blog-/eye-on-maine-sales-taxes

Taxing Guns, Ammo? Load Up for a Fight

http://www.bna.com/taxing-guns-ammo-n73014445903/

Ohio's sales tax holiday weekend underway through Sunday

http://www.wlwt.com/news/ohios-sales-tax-holiday-weekend-underway-through-sunday/41065230

Ohio – Class-Action Lawsuit against Walmart

http://report.saltcpa.com/2016/08/ohio-class-action-lawsuit-against-walmart/#.V6S6MqL763w

Sales tax holiday will bring out shoppers this weekend

http://www.tulsaworld.com/business/retail/sales-tax-holiday-will-bring-out-shoppers-this-weekend/article_c414330e-bc26-5313-927b-aa786b15b9c6.html

Pennsylvania Tax Changes and Tax Amnesty Program

http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/pennsylvania-tax-changes-and-tax-84278/

Washington – No transactional nexus requirement, or dissociation, for Washington sales tax or B&O tax

https://www.pwc.com/us/en/state-local-tax/newsletters/salt-insights/wa-no-transactional-nexus-or-dissociation-for-sales-or-b-and-o-t.html

Sales Tax By State: Are Grocery Items Taxable?

http://blog.taxjar.com/states-grocery-items-tax-exempt/

Still a lot of haze around Chicago's cloud tax

http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20160730/ISSUE01/307309994/still-a-lot-of-haze-around-chicagos-cloud-tax

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

In Washington for business? You may be liable for sales tax

http://www.taxrates.com/blog/2016/08/02/in-washington-for-business-you-may-be-liable-for-sales-tax/

Sales Tax Holiday – List

https://t.co/ywKwYayICG

Uber, Lyft Transporting States to New Tax Challenges

http://www.bna.com/uber-lyft-transporting-n73014445690/

Washington ~ Sales and Use, Business and Occupation Taxes: Employee Visits on Behalf of Out-of-State Manufacturer Created Nexus

http://news.cchgroup.com/2016/08/02/washington-sales-and-use-business-and-occupation-taxes-employee-visits-on-behalf-of-out-of-state-manufacturer-created-nexus/

Continental Breakfast Taxable as Part of Hotel Service in New York

http://www.ttrus.com/Continental-Breakfast-Taxable-as-Part-of-Hotel-Service-in-New-York-i802.html

Pennsylvania Tax Amnesty Enacted

http://www.jdsupra.com/legalnews/pennsylvania-tax-amnesty-enacted-20337/

Sales Tax Holiday for Back-To-School is This Weekend

http://alabamataxlaw.blogspot.com/2016/08/sales-tax-holiday-for-back-to-school-is.html

Alaska – House Bill 5004 Entertains State Sales and Use Tax Beginning January 1, 2018

http://report.saltcpa.com/2016/08/alaska-house-bill-5004-entertains-state-sales-and-use-tax-beginning-january-1-2018/#.V6DRcKL763w

Florida Exemptions for Manufacturers!

http://www.salestaxdatalink.com/blog/florida-exemptions-for-manufacturers

Monday, August 1, 2016

August 2016 sales tax changes

http://www.taxrates.com/blog/2016/08/01/august-2016-sales-tax-changes/

Should You Run a Tax-Free Sale?

https://trustfile.avalara.com/blog/should-you-run-a-tax-free-sale/

Interesting - there is no reference to absorption laws in the article - which are probably the most important thing to consider.

How Often Do I Have to Renew My Sales Tax Permit?

https://trustfile.avalara.com/blog/how-often-do-i-have-to-renew-my-sales-tax-permit/

Corporate SolutionsFlorida ~ Sales and Use Tax: Imposition of Tax on Online Orders Relayed to Local Florists Affirmed Florida ~ Sales and Use Tax: Imposition of Tax on Online Orders Relayed to Local Florists Affirmed

http://news.cchgroup.com/2016/07/28/florida-sales-and-use-tax-imposition-of-tax-on-online-orders-relayed-to-local-florists-affirmed/

Hawaii modernizes tax system

http://www.taxrates.com/blog/2016/08/01/hawaii-modernizes-tax-system/

Erie County Restaurant Owner Pleads Guilty to Sales Tax Evasion

https://www.tax.ny.gov/press/rel/2016/garyleetoner080116.htm

You've Got Tax! Digital Downloads are No Longer Exempt in Pennsylvania

http://www.inc.com/steve-mendelsohn/youve-got-tax-digital-downloads-are-no-longer-exempt-in-pennsylvania.html

Back-to-school sales tax holiday scheduled Aug. 5-7

http://thetandd.com/news/local/back-to-school-sales-tax-holiday-scheduled-aug/article_80fbcc9c-5e85-5870-8147-c87216d97979.html

Oklahomans to vote on state sales tax increase

http://www.taxrates.com/blog/2016/07/30/oklahomans-to-vote-on-state-sales-tax-increase/

Friday, July 29, 2016

Sturgis 2016

http://www.taxrates.com/blog/2016/07/28/sturgis-2016/

Customers Flock To Ride-Sharing Companies Like Uber/Lyft As Higher Taxes Penalize Car-Sharing Companies Like Zipcar/Car2Go

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/2016/07/car-sharing-business-declines-as-taxes-favor-ride-sharing-companies-like-uber-and-lyft-over-zipcar-a.html

http://www.investopedia.com/articles/insights/072716/high-tax-carsharing.asp

Optional Fees on Inflatable Bounce Houses Not Taxable in Alabama

http://www.ttrus.com/Optional-Fees-on-Inflatable-Bounce-Houses-Not-Taxable-in-Alabama-i801.html

Georgia will hold a sales tax holiday this weekend (July 30-31) on certain clothing, computers, and school supplies, exempting them from state sales tax

https://www.vertexsmb.com/insights/georgia-holds-2016-sales-tax-holiday-certain-clothing-footwear-computers-school-supplies/

Tennessee holds a sales tax holiday today through Sunday (July 29-31, 2016) on certain clothing, computers, and school supplies

https://www.vertexsmb.com/insights/tennessee-holds-2016-sales-tax-holiday-certain-clothing-school-supplies-computers/

Compensation for paying Pennsylvania sales tax on time

http://www.taxrates.com/blog/2016/07/29/compensation-for-paying-pennsylvania-sales-tax-on-time/

Industry Spotlight: Sales and Use Tax topics for the motor vehicle industry

http://www.revenue.state.mn.us/businesses/sut/Pages/Motor-Vehicle/Home.aspx

Florida Updates Tax Brochure for Secondhand Dealers and Various Metal Dealers

https://www.vertexsmb.com/insights/florida-updates-tax-brochure-secondhand-dealers-various-metal-dealers/

Maryland tax-free shopping, August 2016

http://www.taxrates.com/blog/2016/07/28/maryland-tax-free-shopping-august-2016/

How to Request a California Sales Tax Extension

http://blog.taxjar.com/california-sales-tax-extension/