Sales Tax & Use Tax. Legal news and articles for March 29 - 31, 2012

Clothing sales tax exemption goes back to $110 on April 1Fairfax shoppers will begin paying additional half-cent sales tax on SundayFire station hosts public meetings on sales tax increaseChina Auto Logistics 2011 Revenues Climbed 75% Over Prior Year Primarily on ...Stark County sales tax increases on SundayFedTax and ForeFront Announce Partnership to Deliver Sales Tax Services ...FedTax and ForeFront Announce Partnership to Deliver Sales Tax Services ...Missouri flirts with the Internet sales taxTaxable sales in Nevada up 4.8 percent in JanuaryTops Holding Corporation Reports Increases in Sales and Profits in Fiscal 2011Taxable sales in Nevada up 4.8 percent in JanuaryMissouri Supreme Court says refund tax on out-of-state salesMuleSoft Partners With Avalara to Deliver iApp4Tax Cloud Integration Applicationtax-friendly states for retireesCourt says refund tax

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Veterans may get sales tax holiday
Sparta ExpositorMarch 1, 2012

Each retailer making exempt sales under this bill must report the amount of the sales to the commissioner of revenue on the retailer's sales and use tax returns. The exemption under this bill would be subject to the same restrictions and requirements ...more »

'Brevity is the soul of wit'
The Augusta ChronicleMarch 7, 2012

This is a rave for Deputy Editorial Page Editor Joe Hotchkiss' column March 4 about the composition and complexity of the Richmond County special-purpose sales and use tax proposal (“Do I agree with this ballot question? Not in so many words”).more »

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Clothing sales tax exemption goes back to $110 on April 1
EmpireStateNews.netMarch 31, 2012

ALBANY - The State Tax Department reminds businesses and state residents that beginning April 1, 2012 items of clothing and footwear sold for less than $110 will be exempt from the state's 4% sales and use tax. (Through March 31, and for the past few ...more »

Fairfax shoppers will begin paying additional half-cent sales tax on Sunday
Marin Independent-JournalMarch 30, 2012

By Richard Halstead People purchasing goods in Fairfax will begin paying an additional half-cent in sales tax beginning Sunday, and it seems that many shoppers and merchants couldn't care less. The five-year bump in the sales and use tax, which Fairfax ...more »

Fire station hosts public meetings on sales tax increase
Your Houston NewsMarch 30, 2012

The board of commissioners of Montgomery County ESD 7 voted to increase the district local sales and use tax from one-half percent to 2 percent in those areas of the district outside of the East Montgomery County Improvement District which include ...more »

China Auto Logistics 2011 Revenues Climbed 75% Over Prior Year Primarily on ...
MarketWatch (press release)March 30, 2012

The Company's higher margin auto-related services businesses also achieved solid growth while helping to build auto sales through the Company's "one-stop" services concept. However, the termination of the VIP fee-based services of Goodcar in the second ...more »

Stark County sales tax increases on Sunday
Canton RepositoryMarch 30, 2012

Beginning Sunday, Stark County's total sales and use tax rate will rise from 5.75 percent to 6.25 percent. Of the rate, the state receives 5.5 percent and the Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA) receives 0.25 percent. The higher tax equates ...more »

FedTax and ForeFront Announce Partnership to Deliver Sales Tax Services ...
Seattle Post IntelligencerMarch 30, 2012

TaxCloud is the internet's only free and easy to use sales tax management service for web retailers. ForeFront will seamlessly integrate TaxCloud into the #1 cloud-based CRM and ERP platforms, like Salesforce.com and NetSuite.more »

FedTax and ForeFront Announce Partnership to Deliver Sales Tax Services ...
Virtual-Strategy MagazineMarch 30, 2012

TaxCloud is the internet's only free and easy to use sales tax management service for web retailers. ForeFront will seamlessly integrate TaxCloud into the #1 cloud-based CRM and ERP platforms, like Salesforce.com and NetSuite.more »

Missouri flirts with the Internet sales tax
STLtoday.comMarch 30, 2012

More than 20 states, including Kansas, have formed a "Streamlined Sales Tax and Use Tax Agreement." It creates a mechanism that makes it simpler for retailers to voluntarily pay sales taxes and for state revenue departments to collect them.more »

Taxable sales in Nevada up 4.8 percent in January
BusinessWeekMarch 30, 2012

The portion of gross sales tax revenue earmarked for the state general fund was $62.6 million in January, representing an increase of 4.8 percent. For the fiscal year that began July 1, general fund sales and use tax collections are about 3.4 percent, ...more »

Tops Holding Corporation Reports Increases in Sales and Profits in Fiscal 2011
MarketWatch (press release)March 29, 2012

Tops Holding Corporation (“Tops” or the “Company”), the parent of Tops Markets, LLC, a leading supermarket retailer with 124 corporate and 5 franchise locations serving the Upstate New York and Northern Pennsylvania regions, today reported financial ...more »

Taxable sales in Nevada up 4.8 percent in January
Boston.comMarch 29, 2012

The portion of gross sales tax revenue earmarked for the state general fund was $62.6 million in January, representing an increase of 4.8 percent. For the fiscal year that began July 1, general fund sales and use tax collections are about 3.4 percent, ...more »

Missouri Supreme Court says refund tax on out-of-state sales
Springfield News-LeaderMarch 29, 2012

Nathan Papes/ News-Leader Sales tax — Local governments in Missouri can approve a local sales tax. Use tax — Imposed on the storage, use or consumption of tangible personal property in this state. Local governments with a use tax include Ash Grove, ...more »

MuleSoft Partners With Avalara to Deliver iApp4Tax Cloud Integration Application
MarketWatch (press release)March 29, 2012

About Avalara Avalara is the leader and visionary in sales tax automation for businesses of all sizes. It simplifies the complexity associated with sales and use tax and -- in the process -- makes compliance achievable by all.more »

tax-friendly states for retirees
MarketWatchMarch 29, 2012

State and local tax burden: Overall, Alaska's 2009 tax burden of 6.3% of income is well below the national average of 9.8%, and the lowest of any state in the nation, according to the Tax Foundation. Alaska levies no general sales or use tax on ...more »

Court says refund tax
Springfield News-LeaderMarch 29, 2012

Nathan Papes/ News-Leader Sales tax — Local governments in Missouri can approve a local sales tax. Use tax — Imposed on the storage, use or consumption of tangible personal property in this state. Local governments with a use tax include Ash Grove, ...more »

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