Tax departments out tax delinquents.
Pay the sales tax you owe when it’s due or you could spend time behind bars.
It’s back to school week for my kids, which inspires a weekly roundup sales tax quiz:
While I can’t speak from experience, I’m pretty sure that people who sell illegal drugs do not consider sales tax. Sales and excise taxes are remitted to state departments of revenue by sellers. Sellers typically collect the tax from their … Continued
The relationship between building contractors and homeowners regrettably turns sour from time to time. It’s a stressful situation, having a home built or remodeled. There is dust and noise; lots of people come and go; decisions must be made, many requiring … Continued
Sales tax touches on a wide swath of topics this week, including hunting, guns, marijuana and soda. Exemptions are clarified, tax-free periods are announced, and we learn how to tax hunting services in South Dakota. Relying on zip codes to … Continued
Wacky tax stories aren’t unique to the United States. Recently, a row has erupted in the United Kingdom over the taxability of tampons and a few other essentials. According to the VAT overview on gov.uk, “VAT is a tax you … Continued
It’s a nuts-and-bolts week in sales tax news. There are changes to reporting requirements, due dates, and sales tax forms in numerous states. There’s news about compliance team visits and tax relief in California, and prepaid fuel tax rates in … Continued
Our story begins with a California yacht broker delivering a yacht to a point three miles off the coast of Port Townsend. The coordinates matter.
Summer is a time for tax incentives. But even incentives can be complicated. A dozen states had sales tax holidays last weekend, and this week we learn that retailers in one of those states charged sales tax when they shouldn’t … Continued