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Puzzling out sales tax in Colorado – Wacky Tax Wednesday

Just like pieces in an intricate puzzle, no two sales tax districts in Colorado are exactly alike: They each have unique exemptions, rates, and rules. ...Continued

Know the Rules — The Tennessee ABC is cracking down on direct shippers

To support compliant direct programs and help wineries protect their business, we’re kicking off a new series — Know the Rules. We’ll begin in Tennessee....Continued

Kentucky needs more auditors to go after noncompliant businesses

Now would be a good time to get compliant in Kentucky....Continued

It’s that wonderful time of year when sales tax changes are introduced – Wacky Tax Wednesday

Sales tax legislation is being introduced from Florida to Washington, and lawmakers are getting down to the business of making laws....Continued

Will Alabama eliminate sales tax on groceries in 2020?

There's a movement to exempt groceries from Alabama sales tax. It won't be easy....Continued

How to handle sales tax on clothing: A state-by-state guide

Clothing and footwear is subject to sales tax in most states, but not all states....Continued

2020 sales tax holidays

More than 15 states provide annual sales tax holidays: limited periods of time when specified products are exempt from sales tax. ...Continued

2020 sales tax changes, global edition

New tax collection and reporting requirements being implemented throughout Europe — and the world — could impact U.S. companies expanding into global markets....Continued

Are alterations taxable? It depends on how states define “alteration” – Wacky Tax Wednesday

Pick your dictionary carefully: How a state defines a service can impact how it's taxed....Continued

Sales tax rate changes, February 2020

Local sales tax rate changes took effect in several states on February 1, 2020. ...Continued