Sales Tax News


Coloradans reject state sales tax hike

Colorado will have to find another source of revenue to improve transportation after voters reject state sales tax rate increase....Continued

Australia’s tampon tax is dead

Australia is making headlines for eliminating its tampon tax. It's been a long time coming....Continued

Upcoming sales tax changes in the District of Columbia

Several notable changes related to sales and use tax will take effect in the District of Columbia on October 1, 2018, including a general sales tax rate change....Continued

Mississippi and Tennessee sales tax holidays start July 27

Although there are similarities between the upcoming tax-free periods in Mississippi and Tennessee, there are some key differences, too. ...Continued

Louisiana sales tax holidays on vacation through June 30, 2025

Louisiana's state sales tax holidays are temporarily on hold....Continued

Louisiana hurricane preparedness sales tax holiday starts May 26

The 2018 Louisiana Sales Tax Holiday for Hurricane Preparedness Supplies takes place Memorial Day Weekend. ...Continued

Texas emergency preparation supplies sales tax holiday starts April 28

A variety of emergency preparedness supplies will be exempt from sales tax during an upcoming tax-free period in Texas....Continued

Governor Edwards wants to lower sales tax rate, eliminate exemptions, and tax more services in Louisiana

To stave off Louisiana’s looming fiscal cliff, the governor proposes eliminating many sales tax exemptions and taxing many services. ...Continued

Georgia governor champions sales tax exemption for jet fuel

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal is backing a sales tax exemption for jet fuel, which he says will “encourage airlines to fly additional direct flights from Georgia to destinations around the globe.”...Continued

Governor Walker proposes 2018 sales tax holiday for Wisconsin

Gov. Walker wants to put the state surplus toward lowering taxes. To that end he's proposing a one-time sales tax holiday, and a child tax credit of $100 per child. ...Continued