Georgia residents will not be getting a break on their back-to-school shopping next month. Each year, the legislature passes sales tax holidays for back-to-school items and energy efficient appliances; however, the legislature did not pass any holidays for 2017. Therefore, there will be no tax break for back-to-school items in July, and no tax break for energy efficient appliances in October.
India Notifies Non-Resident OIDAR GST Registration Process
On June 19, 2017, the Indian Central Board of Excise and Customs published Notification 02/2017-Integrated ...
Thank you for subscribing!
Error - something went wrong!
Other content in this Stream
Saint Tammany Parish, Louisiana Vote to Determine Sales and Use Tax Rate March 24, 2018
Saint Tammany Parish in Louisiana has scheduled an election on March 24th to determine the fate of two 0.25% parish-wide sales and use taxes.
New Mexico Enacts Thanksgiving Saturday Gross Receipts Holiday
On March 2, 2018, New Mexico Governor, Susana Martinez, signed House Bill 79 into law thereby establishing a one-day sales tax holiday on the Saturday following Thanksgiving.
South Carolina Department of Revenue Publishes Updated Regulation on Accommodations Tax
The South Carolina Department of Revenue clarified how the accommodations tax should apply to additional charges that are assessed when guests rent accommodations at a hotel, motel or other facility.
Pennsylvania Requires Remote Sellers and Market Place Facilitators to Collect or Provide Notice
Pennsylvania now requires certain remote sellers, marketplace facilitators, and referrers to collect and remit Pennsylvania sales tax OR comply with notice and reporting requirements.
Puerto Rico Governor Proposes Sales Tax Rate Reduction
Puerto Rico governor proposes Business to Business Services tax rate drop to 2% in 2019 and completely eliminated by 2020. Likewise, the tax on prepared food would drop to 7%.
Massachusetts Governor Eyeing Real-Time Sales Tax Collection
Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker included in the 2019 budget a proposal for real-time sales tax remittance from credit card companies and other third-party payment processors.
Medical Device Excise Tax Officially Suspended
On January 22, 2018, the President signed into law H.R. 195, and a suspension of the 2.3% medical device excise tax for two more years (until January 1, 2020) was not nearly as widely reported.
Maryland Updates "What's New for the 2018 Tax Filing Season" Page
The Comptroller of Maryland recently updated the "What's New for the 2018 Tax Filing Season" (2017 Tax Year) page on the Comptroller's website.
Supreme Court to Reconsider Quill Doctrine
On January 12, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a case through which they will re-consider the primacy of “physical presence” in determining a sellers’ obligation to collect and remit sales tax.
Arkansas Imposes Rim Removal Fee
The State of Arkansas will repeal its waste tire fee and impose a new rim removal fee effective January 1, 2018.
Possible Revival of US Medical Device Excise Tax
The Medical Device Excise Tax (MDET) is slated to return on January 1, 2018, absent any further legislative action.
Indiana Clarifies Tax Treatment For Construction Contracts and Materials
The difference between a "time and materials" contract and a "lump-sum" contract for purpose of determining when a contractor should charge the final consumer tax under a construction contract.
Illinois Enacts Sales and Use Tax for Rental Purchase Agreements
Illinois enacted legislation which will impose a sales tax of 6.25% on rental purchase agreements (also known as rent-to-own agreements) effective January 1, 2018.
Puerto Rico Enacts Temporary Small Taxpayer Exemption
The Treasury Department of Puerto Rico (Hacienda) issued Administrative Determination 17-26 which creates a sales and use tax exemption for all sales and purchases made by small and medium taxpayers.
PA Governor Signs Bill Imposing Requirements on E-Commerce Sellers
The Governor of Pennsylvania has recently signed the fiscal year revenue plan proposed under PA House Bill 542, which creates new compliance obligations on remote sellers.
Virginia Retailer Seeks to Block Massachusetts Nexus Regulation
The Massachusetts Department of Revenue recently enacted a regulation that places a tax collection obligation on e-commerce sellers which became effective on October 1.
South Dakota Petitions U.S. Supreme Court To Hear Economic Nexus Case
South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley filed a petition for certiorari, requesting U.S. Supreme Court review of the S.D. Supreme Court decision in South Dakota v Waifair, Overstock and Newegg.
Cook County, IL Repeals Sweetened Beverage Tax
The Cook County (Illinois) Board of Commissioners voted to repeal the recently enacted sweetened beverage tax.
Puerto Rico Limits Suspension of Sales Tax Bi-weekly Remittance Requirement
The Puerto Rico Hacienda modified an announcement that substantially limits the suspension of their requirement to make bi-monthly pre-payments of sales tax.
Puerto Rico Suspends Bi-Weekly Prepayment of Sales Tax