Sales Tax News

The Politics and Risks of Fuel Tax

How you react to fuel tax speaks volumes. Urbanites with trains, busses and bike lanes at their feet may not mind gas tax as much as suburban and rural drivers deeply dependent on their vehicles. But roughly 45% of American … Continued

Weekly Roundup: Tax Amnesty and Electronic Filing

Louisiana is extending its tax amnesty program and New Mexico is encouraging electronic filing. There are new exemption certificates and new local sales tax rates. And in the inferno that is Eastern Washington, a tax extension is a consolation, if … Continued

Weekly Roundup: Freedom and Taboos

You can say a lot of things about sales tax, but not that it’s dull. The news this week explores: Freedom: Linking internet tax freedom to internet sales tax Politics: Controversial sales tax changes in the capital Social conscience: Tax … Continued

New Fiscal year, New Tax Rates – July 2014

At 12:01 A.M on July 1, 2014 a new fiscal year starts in almost* every U.S. state. But that’s not all that happens. At that time, everyone who manages sales tax for their companies turns into a pumpkin. Poof! Ok, … Continued

Weekly Roundup: New Tax Exemptions and Rate Changes

California compliance team visits. Information services in Florida. Commercial fishermen in Maine. Sales tax news this week treats these topics, along with due dates in Connecticut, garage sales in Texas, and rate changes in several states. Want to know the … Continued

Weekly Roundup: Exempt Drones and a Resurrected Amazon Tax

Drones, Amazon tax, and pizza–sales tax news has run the gamut this week. Read on to discover the details about the reappearance of Illinois’ Amazon Tax, the tax-exempt status of illegal drones, and a contested Canadian tax hike, and more.