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States wind down tax relief, amp up search for more revenue

States strapped for cash because of COVID-19 are likely to broaden sales tax and increase enforcement of remote sales tax laws....Continued

What our data has to say about COVID-19’s impact on consumer spending in April

Avalara sees transaction data for thousands of customers around the world. We continued to explore our data to understand the impact of COVID-19 on our customers, and unearthed interesting insights....Continued

The 2020 sales tax changes midyear update

The midyear update to our annual sales tax changes report takes stock of what’s transpired in the world of sales tax since the start of the year. ...Continued

Tennessee expands sales tax holiday to restaurant food and drink

Restaurant food and drink will be exempt from Tennessee sales tax during a second 2020 sales tax holiday. ...Continued

Mississippi lawmakers move on marketplace legislation

Marketplace facilitators could be required to collect and remit sales tax on behalf of third-party sellers as early as July 1, 2020....Continued

New Louisiana sales tax collection requirements for remote sellers and marketplace facilitators

As of July 1, certain remote sellers and marketplace facilitators will be required to collect and remit Louisiana sales and use tax....Continued

States decrease third quarter interest rates for underpayments

Taxpayers in several states will soon be dinged less for delinquent taxes....Continued

Louisiana Department of Revenue gets more power to provide tax relief

Lawmakers in Louisiana have made it easier for the Louisiana Department of Revenue to provide tax relief....Continued

Are charges for dog waste disposal subject to sales tax in Washington? The scoop on poop - Wacky Tax Wednesday

There are many ways to scoop poop. Some may be subject to sales tax, some not....Continued

Online educational content is exempt from North Carolina sales tax

Online education is on the rise. It's also exempt from North Carolina sales tax....Continued