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Four states vote to legalize — and tax — recreational marijuana

Arizona, Montana, New Jersey, and South Dakota join the growing list of states to find a new source of tax revenue by legalizing cannabis....Continued

Could a temporary sales tax exemption save New York restaurants?

Some New York lawmakers think a sales tax holiday for restaurant food and drink would give the suffering industry a much-needed boost....Continued

Colorado voters approve higher taxes on cigarettes and tobacco products

Out-of-state tobacco product distributors and cigarette wholesalers selling directly to consumers in Colorado will soon be required to collect and remit applicable taxes....Continued

Sales tax permits: A state-by-state guide

Sales tax permits 101: How do you know if you need a sales tax permit? And how do you go about getting one?...Continued

The Texas do-si-do (a sales tax sourcing dance) – Wacky Tax Wednesday

Why sales tax sourcing in Texas is like a do-si-do square dance....Continued

October Roundup: Sales tax laws you need to know

While you focus on your business, we stay on top of legislative and policy changes that can affect your sales tax compliance....Continued

How a PR problem grew into a sales tax issue – Wacky Tax Wednesday

Cranberries are delicious, when cloaked in enough sugar. Should the addition of sugar transform a dried fruit into candy?...Continued

Growth in B2B ecommerce exposes businesses to compliance risks

Validating exempt transactions and managing exemption certificates is critical to the success of B2B ecommerce....Continued

Louisiana to provide a sales tax holiday in November

A new, one-time sales tax holiday is now on Louisiana's calendar....Continued

Real-time tax remittance is back on the table in Massachusetts

The governor of Massachusetts wants businesses and payment processors to remit sales tax daily starting in 2024....Continued