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Cook County soda tax repealed

The Finance Committee of the Cook County Board has voted to repeal the Cook County sweetened beverage tax as of Dec. 1, 2017.
By |October 11th, 2017|Sales Tax News|0 Comments|

How digital goods are taxed in Washington, DC

Washington, D.C., taxes most software services and digital goods and services — but not all.

Netflix vs. Loveland, Colorado

Loveland, Colorado, is demanding Netflix remit years of back local tax on sales of its streaming services, plus penalties and interest.

Deposits and consumables are taxable in Wyoming

In the normal course of business, situations arise that call the proper application of tax into question. Wyoming provides answers.

Recent changes in Texas sales tax laws

New legislation in Texas has triggered several interesting sales and use tax changes in the Lone Star State.

Washington to exempt martial arts

After almost two years of taxing martial arts classes, Washington is about to exempt them once more.
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    Connecticut identifies new taxable computer and data processing services

Connecticut identifies new taxable computer and data processing services

Technological developments in software can lead to new products and services, but also new sales and use tax obligations.
By |September 27th, 2017|Sales Tax News|0 Comments|
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    Is an expanded manufacturing sales tax exemption adding to Iowa’s fiscal woes?

Is an expanded manufacturing sales tax exemption adding to Iowa’s fiscal woes?

Iowa broadened its manufacturing sales tax exemption to include supplies on July 1, 2016. Has this contributed to a decline in the state's general fund?
By |September 26th, 2017|Sales Tax News|0 Comments|

Alaskan seniors fight for sales tax exemption

Some seniors in Juneau are fighting to expand the senior sales tax exemption, which was limited as of Jan. 1, 2016. Others vehemently oppose the idea.
By |September 25th, 2017|Sales Tax News|0 Comments|

Arkansas exempts sales by noncompeting nonprofits

Arkansas has enacted tax exemption for certain sales by charitable organizations — but only if they don’t compete with sales by for-profit businesses.
By |September 21st, 2017|Sales Tax News|0 Comments|