Sales Tax & Use Tax. Legal news and articles for May 22 - 30, 2017

Columbia officials working on new ways to boost sales tax baseDCK Investor Edge: Florida is Now Courting Hyperscale Data CentersAx the sales tax (also the income tax)Key revenue bills Oklahoma lawmakers passed for 2018 budgetSales Tax Slice: The Taxman Cometh for Toilets, TooLearn how to collect sales and use taxes at Murrieta workshopSales tax will save jobs, more | The Brewton StandardMore sales tax proposals could be disqualifiedState Sales Tax Auditors Travel Out of State, TooTax-redo body has first talksNLR aldermen put tax issue on ballotSales tax vote set for Aug. 15Colorado Springs sales tax revenue surges 16.2 percent in AprilNorth Little Rock's mayor touts tax plan to communityNLR's mayor touts tax plan to community

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County board renews transit sales tax
Park Rapids EnterpriseMay 6, 2017

Tuesday's resolution to extend Hubbard County's transit sales tax also expanded the list of transportation projects. "I would like to, today, have the county board acknowledge the resolution and to use it on all the roads and projects in our five-year ...more »

Tax-redo body has first talks
Arkansas OnlineMay 23, 2017

The state's tax exemptions vary widely from sales-and-use tax exemptions for agricultural interests, motor fuels, newspapers and industrial machinery to income-tax deductions for charitable contributions, according to a 35-page list from the state ...more »

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Columbia officials working on new ways to boost sales tax base
ABC17News.comMay 30, 2017

"When we have these discussions, if people can understand that this is not something we do lightly, that we understand many people have a fixed income and it's an onerous burden to pay property tax," said Trapp. "But of your $9 of assessed value, the ...more »

DCK Investor Edge: Florida is Now Courting Hyperscale Data Centers
Data Center KnowledgeMay 30, 2017

The elimination of sales tax and use tax for data centers, infrastructure, equipment, personal property, and electricity is intended to jump-start new large-scale wholesale data center development in the Sunshine State and marks its official entry into ...more »

Ax the sales tax (also the income tax)
The Boston GlobeMay 28, 2017

At least for now, we should preserve the current sales tax on at least one item: cars. The motor-vehicle sales tax is also 6.25 percent, but usually listed separate from the rest of our sales and use taxes. The revenue stream — over $800 million per ...more »

Key revenue bills Oklahoma lawmakers passed for 2018 budget
KOKH FOX25May 27, 2017

HB2380 -- generates $14.6 million by encouraging payment of unpaid mixed beverage tax, gasoline and diesel tax, gross production and petroleum excise tax, sales and use tax, income tax and withholding tax owed to the state. HB2433 -- generates about ...more »

Sales Tax Slice: The Taxman Cometh for Toilets, Too
Bloomberg BNAMay 25, 2017

[1] Some states also impose tax on the sale of specifically enumerated services, however. [2] For an in-depth analysis on the application of sales tax to portable toilet rentals and other similar transactions, check out Bloomberg BBNA's Sales and Use ...more »

Learn how to collect sales and use taxes at Murrieta workshop
Press-EnterpriseMay 24, 2017

An upcoming workshop at the Murrieta Innovation Center will help owners of internet and home-based businesses collect sales and use taxes. The free workshop is ... Attendees also will learn when district tax is applicable and how to use a resale ...more »

Sales tax will save jobs, more | The Brewton Standard
Brewton StandardMay 24, 2017

Commission hopes to see $2.7M annually STORY BY TORI BEDSOLE It's official – Escambia County sales tax will increase by 1 percent on July 1.more »

More sales tax proposals could be disqualified
Ravenna Record CourierMay 24, 2017

More of the proposals aimed at addressing substance abuse treatment and prevention being reviewed by Portage County's Sales and Use Tax Oversight Committee may off the table. And it may be because of limits the commissioners themselves added when ...more »

State Sales Tax Auditors Travel Out of State, Too
CPAPracticeAdvisor.comMay 23, 2017

While most businesses expect (i.e., dread) to be audited by their home department of revenue, it often comes as a surprise to learn that state tax authorities routinely send auditors to, or hire auditors from, other states to capture unreported sales ...more »

Tax-redo body has first talks
Arkansas OnlineMay 23, 2017

The state's tax exemptions vary widely from sales-and-use tax exemptions for agricultural interests, motor fuels, newspapers and industrial machinery to income-tax deductions for charitable contributions, according to a 35-page list from the state ...more »

NLR aldermen put tax issue on ballot
Arkansas OnlineMay 23, 2017

North Little Rock aldermen on Monday set a special election for Aug. 8 to ask city voters to approve a 1 percentage point increase in the city's sales and use tax, raising that tax to 2 percent. The City Council twice voted 7-0 on separate ordinances ...more »

Sales tax vote set for Aug. 15
Daily Mountain EagleMay 23, 2017

The Walker County Commission unanimously voted Monday to officially set Tuesday, Aug. 15, as the referendum to decide whether to raise the county's sales and use tax by 1 cent. Commissioners pointed out that the increase would not only pay for debt ...more »

Colorado Springs sales tax revenue surges 16.2 percent in April
Colorado Springs GazetteMay 22, 2017

Use tax revenues - collected on the sale of equipment and machines elsewhere but used inside the city - totaled $947,666 in April, up 20.2 percent from April 2016. Use tax collections so far this year are up just $4,425, or 0.2 percent from the same ...more »

North Little Rock's mayor touts tax plan to community
Arkansas OnlineMay 22, 2017

Mayor Joe Smith isn't wasting time getting in front of community and business groups before North Little Rock voters are asked to approve a 1 percentage point increase in the city's sales and use tax. Smith had already spoken to five groups by midday ...more »

NLR's mayor touts tax plan to community
Arkansas OnlineMay 22, 2017

Mayor Joe Smith isn't wasting time getting in front of community and business groups before North Little Rock voters are asked to approve a 1 percentage point increase in the city's sales and use tax. Smith had already spoken to five groups by midday ...more »

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