Sales Tax & Use Tax. Legal news and articles for February 28 - 29, 2012

LogRhythm eligible for tax, fee rebatesHuddle responds to anti-sales tax group's claimsIRS Tax Tips: Early Distribution and Capital GainsTestimony: 'They go home, order it online and save 6 percent'Hearing opens on Internet sales tax bill…TAPAS DE ESPANA, INC. v. DIRECTORIRS Tax Tips: Early Distribution and Capital GainsBentley details tax breaks on weather itemsUse tax refunds to help wildlifeQuinn says sales tax windfall could pay for school fundingQuinn says sales tax windfall could pay for schoolsQuinn says sales tax windfall could pay for schoolsGovernor Bentley Calls For Sales Tax Holiday On Severe Weather Preparedness ItemsSales tax revenue trends good in HinsdaleHitting the Books: Court Grants Nexus in Tennessee

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Deal makes state forgo $22 million in Amazon taxes
Chattanooga Times Free PressFebruary 1, 2012

... introduced at Haslam's behest, does not mention the Internet retail giant by name, but observes that "one taxpayer will meet the criteria specified in this bill exempting such taxpayer from collecting and remitting sales and use tax.more »

Idaho House passes aviation tax exemption
AOPA PilotFebruary 2, 2012

The bill, strongly supported by AOPA and the general aviation community, is now headed for Senate committee. Idaho House Bill 417 passed the house 69-0 Feb. 1, just days after being introduced by the Revenue and Taxation Committee.more »

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LogRhythm eligible for tax, fee rebates
Boulder County Business ReportFebruary 29, 2012

The rebates will be for sales and use taxes and permit-related fees already paid by the company, according to a press statement from the city of Boulder. Under the city's flexible rebate business incentive program, companies pay taxes or fees to the ...more »

Huddle responds to anti-sales tax group's claims
WLDS-WEAI NewsFebruary 29, 2012

The superintendent of the Jacksonville school district is refuting some of the claims made by a group who doesn't want a countywide sales tax passed. property taxes would be affected by a new sales tax. The District 117 board of education would use...more »

IRS Tax Tips: Early Distribution and Capital Gains
Patch.comFebruary 29, 2012

There are several exceptions to the additional 10 percent early distribution tax, such as when the distributions are used for the purchase of a first home (up to $10000), for certain medical or educational expenses, or if you are totally and ...more »

Testimony: 'They go home, order it online and save 6 percent'
The Spokesman Review (blog)February 29, 2012

Asked Rev & Tax Chairman Dennis Lake, R-Blackfoot, “Are you suggesting we should change the existing law?” Hoffman said, “Yes, you should.” He said Idaho's existing sales and use tax, which is a tax imposed on consumption, is “just a mechanism to ...more »

Hearing opens on Internet sales tax bill…
The Spokesman Review (blog)February 29, 2012

This legislation brings together the relevant applicable statutes affecting the collection of Idaho sales and use taxes. The sales/use tax statutes will be modified to qualify Idaho: 1) To be a full participating state with 24 other states in what is ...more »

TAPAS DE ESPANA, INC. v. DIRECTOR
Leagle.comFebruary 29, 2012

... appeals an August 12, 2010 grant of summary judgment to defendant, Director, New Jersey Division of Taxation (Director), affirming the Director's final determination of unpaid sales and use tax (SUT) and corporation business tax (CBT).more »

IRS Tax Tips: Early Distribution and Capital Gains
Patch.comFebruary 29, 2012

Here are 10 facts from the IRS about the tax implications of an early distribution from your retirement plan. Payments you receive from your Individual Retirement Arrangement before you reach age 59 ½ are generally considered early or premature ...more »

Bentley details tax breaks on weather items
News CourierFebruary 29, 2012

Robert Bentley on Tuesday outlined new legislation that would provide an annual sales tax holiday covering items related to severe weather preparedness. “A sales tax holiday will promote readiness by giving people an extra incentive to stock up on ...more »

Use tax refunds to help wildlife
Dailyrecord.comFebruary 29, 2012

If there's one thing no one likes — except accountants — it's doing tax returns. On the other hand, one thing that thrills just about everyone is glimpsing a bald eagle soaring overhead or perched atop a tall tree. Did you know these seemingly ...more »

Quinn says sales tax windfall could pay for school funding
Chicago TribuneFebruary 29, 2012

Pat Quinn suggested Tuesday that better-than-expected sales tax collections could be used to plug a hole in state school funding this year. The budget that lawmakers and Quinn approved is about $230 million short for schools, and state education ...more »

Quinn says sales tax windfall could pay for schools
WGN RadioFebruary 28, 2012

Pat Quinn suggested Tuesday that better-than-expected sales-tax collections could be used to plug a hole in state school funding this year. The budget that lawmakers and Quinn approved is about $230 million short for schools, and state education ...more »

Quinn says sales tax windfall could pay for schools
Chicago TribuneFebruary 28, 2012

Pat Quinn suggested Tuesday that better-than-expected sales-tax collections could be used to plug a hole in state school funding this year. The budget that lawmakers and Quinn approved is about $230 million short for schools, and state education ...more »

Governor Bentley Calls For Sales Tax Holiday On Severe Weather Preparedness Items
WHNTFebruary 28, 2012

The legislation, to be filed this week, calls for several items to be exempted from state sales and use taxes over a designated weekend. A provision also allows counties and municipalities to join the state by removing their own local sales and use...more »

Sales tax revenue trends good in Hinsdale
The Doings HinsdaleFebruary 28, 2012

By Chuck Fieldman cfieldman@pioneerlocal.com February 28, 2012 1:06PM The trend for base sales tax receipts in Hinsdale over the past two-plus years is a good reason for village officials to smile. Following an average monthly decline of 13 percent for ...more »

Hitting the Books: Court Grants Nexus in Tennessee
CFO.com MagazineFebruary 28, 2012

In case at hand, the Tennessee appeals court ruled on January 27 that Scholastic Book Clubs' use of schools and teachers to foster book sales and deliveries in the state established an adequate physical presence in the state for Tennessee to collect ...more »

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