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The Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013 [MFA] hasn’t yet come up for a vote in the House, but some states are already planning for its passage, and Colorado is the latest state to join the list.
Effective October 1, 2013, the city of Charleston, West Virginia will impose a 0.5% Municipal Sales & Service and Use Tax on sales of tangible personal property. The West Virginia Tax Department notes that all state tax exemptions and exceptions apply … Continue reading
What should you do if your business has been selected for audit? The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue just released a bulletin (2013-01) that gives guidance to taxpayers “involved in sales and use tax audit examinations.” This is just another example … Continue reading
Hear ye, hear ye! The Illinois Department of Revenue is announcing local sales tax rate changes effective July 1, 2013. If your business has to collect sales tax in the Prairie State, then get ready to adjust your cash registers … Continue reading
Minnesota is the latest state to pass an Amazon Tax law requiring out-of-state businesses to collect state sales tax based on their affiliate relationships. States with Amazon Tax laws define affiliate relationships differently [learn more]. In the case of Minnesota, … Continue reading
The Georgia Department of Revenue has announced that the sales tax rate for Floyd County, Georgia will drop from 7% to 6% on July 1, 2013. photo credit: 401(K) 2013 via photopin cc
New Mexico passed HB 120, a bill that offers a gross receipts tax exemption on locomotive fuel for those that make capital investments in railroad infrastructure.
Virginia passed several local tax laws affecting occupancy tax, coal severance tax, and road improvement tax.
The Florida Department of Revenue announced that Columbia County increased its tourist development tax rate to 4% (1% increase), effective April 1. This raises Columbia County’s total sales tax rate up to 11% (1% increase). How does your business handle … Continue reading