Utah lawmakers consider separate measures that would raise the state sales tax rate

Two bills under consideration in Utah would change the state sales tax rate. One would eliminate the tax on food and food ingredients....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

Local tax rate changes on telecommunications and lodging in Illinois

Two local taxes are set to increase in Naperville, Illinois: the telecommunications tax, and the hotel/motel/room rental tax. Any additional upcoming rate changes in the state have yet to be announc...Continued

Missouri considers taxing online sales, eliminating timely filing discount

Bit by bit, Missouri Governor Eric R. Greitens is releasing more details about his 2019 budget plan, which he calls “bold and responsible.” His plans to eliminate special breaks and loopholes could af...Continued

Maryland tax applies to sales by online travel companies

An online travel company (OTC) has been found liable for sales and use tax on its sales of car rentals and hotel rooms in Maryland. ...Continued

Arizona to reverse course, hire more auditors

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey wants the Department of Revenue to hire 25 new auditors and substantially increase its audit collections. ...Continued