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Louisiana increases sales tax kickback to timely filers

Close to 30 states encourage businesses to file and remit sales tax on time with vendor discounts....Continued

August 2020 sales tax holidays

Sales tax holidays can complicate sales tax compliance in surprising ways....Continued

Wyoming considers sales tax rate increase and tax on food sales

Budget cuts won’t solve Wyoming's revenue shortfall, so the state may need to consider tax increases....Continued

Does sales tax apply to electric car charging services?

In some states, it's not clear whether electricity sold through an electric vehicle charging station is subject to sales tax. ...Continued

2020 sales tax changes midyear update: COVID-19 edition

How is COVID-19 impacting consumer buying habits, and what does that mean for retailers?...Continued

July 2020 sales tax holidays

Two states have a sales tax holiday for clothing and school supplies in July: Mississippi and Tennessee....Continued

Nevada may soon offer a tax amnesty program

Nevada Governor Sisolak wants to create a tax amnesty program to help fill a hole in the state budget....Continued

North Carolina clarifies marketplace facilitator law and more

All in-state marketplaces and remote marketplaces with economic nexus must collect and remit sales tax in North Carolina, including food-delivery marketplaces....Continued

Tennessee lowers economic nexus threshold from $500,000 to $100,000

Many retailers not currently collecting sales and use tax in Tennessee will need to register with the Tennessee Department of Revenue on or after October 1, 2020. ...Continued

Vermont may repeal certain reporting requirements for non-collecting vendors

Vermont is looking to repeal some, but not all, reporting requirements for non-collecting vendors....Continued