Sales Tax & Use Tax. Legal news and articles for April 20 - 25, 2017

Sales tax extension: BV council calls for July 11 special electionDespite fluctuations, Loveland sales tax revenue is growingJohn McClaughry: Four new bills to levy a carbon taxSen. Thompson named to tax modernization governing boardGarden Grove to hold Basic Sales and Use Tax workshopVoters to decide school, city and special electionsStates Refresh, Reload on Marketplace Provider TaxesMassachusetts DOR Announces Bright-Line Sales Tax Nexus Standard For Remote Internet VendorsSandpoint's local option tax is not a use taxYour 4B Election GuideSales tax receipts down for AprilChevron failure to pay tax threatens to delay permitsEarly voting in May 6 election to begin Monday, April 24Edinburg EDC: Retail economy has produced almost $6.9 million in local sales taxes in past four monthsSales Tax Slice: Income Tax Returns Seek Consumer Use Tax Liability, Too

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Home News Local Sen. Gatti, Rep. Magee file bills to reduce state sales and use...
Bossier Press-Tribune OnlineMarch 30, 2017

During the 2016 1st Special Session, the legislature removed many of the exemptions and exclusions on two cents of the state sales and use tax up until June 30, 2018. This measure continues the limitation of those exemptions and exclusions permanently.more »

Deal: March tax revenues up 2.1 percent
WLTZ 38 NBCApril 10, 2017

Sales and Use Tax: Gross Sales Tax collections deposited during the month totaled $826.1 million, for an increase of $5.2 million, or 0.6 percent, compared to March 2016. Net Sales and Use Tax revenue totaled $435.2 million and remained unchanged after ...more »

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Sales tax extension: BV council calls for July 11 special election
Carroll County NewsApril 25, 2017

The first, Ordinance 1009, is an ordinance amending Ordinance 970, under which the temporary 0.5 sales tax was initially levied, in order to change the designated use of the sales and use tax to allow it to be used to pay and secure the repayment of ...more »

Despite fluctuations, Loveland sales tax revenue is growing
Loveland Reporter-HeraldApril 24, 2017

When combined, sales and use tax revenue collected so far in 2017 — $12.5 million — is running almost 4.4 percent ahead of the first quarter of last year. The city analyzes its sales tax collections by geographical area. That breakdown shows that ...more »

John McClaughry: Four new bills to levy a carbon tax
vtdigger.orgApril 24, 2017

Ninety percent of the $2.75 billion to be collected in the first 10 years of the carbon tax would subsidize people to pay the now-higher costs of the fuels, reducing the sales and use tax rate, and rebating funds to small businesses. Ten percent of the ...more »

Sen. Thompson named to tax modernization governing board
Okemah News LeaderApril 24, 2017

State Sen. Roger Thompson has been named to serve as the Oklahoma State Senate's representative to the Streamlined Multi-Sales and Use Tax Agreement Governing Board. Thompson was appointed to the board by Senate President Pro Tempore Mike ...more »

Garden Grove to hold Basic Sales and Use Tax workshop
Orange County BreezeApril 24, 2017

The City of Garden Grove's Economic Development Division in collaboration with Orange County's Small Business Development Center is hosting a Basic Sales and Use Tax workshop. The workshop takes place on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, from 6:00 p.m. ...more »

Voters to decide school, city and special elections
Chron.comApril 24, 2017

7 and the imposition of a sales and use tax at the rate of 1 percent for the purpose of financing the operations of the district. Fort Bend County Assistance District No. 8: Authorizing the creation of Fort Bend County Assistance District No. 8and ...more »

States Refresh, Reload on Marketplace Provider Taxes
Bloomberg BNAApril 24, 2017

Yesnowitz added that state tax authorities may “consider whether they could develop regulations or other guidance that apply existing sales and use tax laws to require businesses that run online marketplaces to be responsible for collection and ...more »

Massachusetts DOR Announces Bright-Line Sales Tax Nexus Standard For Remote Internet Vendors
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)April 24, 2017

On April 3, 2017, the Massachusetts Department of Revenue issued a directive advising taxpayers that it has adopted an administrative bright-line rule that will require out-of-state Internet vendors to collect sales or use tax if they meet certain ...more »

Sandpoint's local option tax is not a use tax
Bonner County Daily BeeApril 23, 2017

There have been some questions raised recently regarding Sandpoint's local option tax and we have been made aware that this has been a point of discussion at a recent Ponderay City Council meeting. Sandpoint's local option tax is a 1-percent sales tax ...more »

Your 4B Election Guide
Midland Reporter-TelegramApril 23, 2017

The extension of the sales and use tax imposed within the city of Midland at the rate of one-quarter of one percent pursuant to Texas Local Government Code Chapter 505 (“Chapter 505”), with the proceeds, including those previously collected, to be used ...more »

Sales tax receipts down for April
Muskogee Daily PhoenixApril 22, 2017

Counties that assess a sales tax shared disbursements totaling more than $23.39 million and use tax revenue totaling more than $2 million. City Manager Mike Miller said the lackluster report comes as the city's expenses begin to increase for seasonal ...more »

Chevron failure to pay tax threatens to delay permits
Rio Blanco Herald TimesApril 22, 2017

The board unanimously approved a resolution granting Chevron a Special Use Permit to replace and reroute an existing CO2 discharge pipeline. County Sales and Use Tax Administrator Deb Morlan requested that prepayment of the approximately $11,000 ...more »

Early voting in May 6 election to begin Monday, April 24
inForney.comApril 22, 2017

City of Kemp voters will vote for or against a measure to reauthorize a one-fourth of one percent local sales and use tax to continue providing revenue for maintenance and repair of municipal streets. The tax expires on the fourth anniversary of the ...more »

Edinburg EDC: Retail economy has produced almost $6.9 million in local sales taxes in past four months
The Edinburg ReviewApril 22, 2017

The sales tax, formally known as the State Sales and Use Tax, is imposed on all retail sales, leases and rentals of most goods, as well as taxable services. Texas cities, counties, transit authorities and special purpose districts have the option of ...more »

Sales Tax Slice: Income Tax Returns Seek Consumer Use Tax Liability, Too
Bloomberg BNAApril 20, 2017

For anyone unfamiliar with a use tax, states impose it on the privilege of ownership, possession, use, storage or consumption of tangible personal property or taxable services. The use tax is a complement to the sales tax; when a seller doesn't collect ...more »

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