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Pennsylvania's Remote Seller Nexus Laws

This year the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is joining a number of other states in the U.S. that have already defined economic nexus for its sales tax as it applies to online sellers.  Sales tax nexus was first defined in the U.S. Supreme Court case ...

Beaufort County's New 1% Tax Will Soon Be Put to Work on New Projects

Approximately 58% of the 65,000 voting-aged residents of Beaufort County, South Carolina have approved a 1% sales tax rate hike within the county, which will go far in helping raise some much-needed funds to help the county take on new projects. ...

Lee County, Florida Approves 1/2 Cent Sales Tax For Schools

The residents of Lee County are investing in their children and in their futures as they voted to approve a 1/2 cent sales tax increase.  These funds will go directly to schools to help pay for their ever-rising costs of educating the county's...

Sales Tax Rates Increased in 11 Cities Across Los Angeles County

Eleven cities in Los Angeles County saw voters approve an increase in sales tax rates during recent elections.  The election results mirror a trend in the state that has resulted in significantly higher sales tax rates over the past few years.

The...

Topeka, Kansas Half Cent Sales Tax Extends For Another Decade

Topeka residents have voted to extend the city's 1/2% sales tax for another 10 years.  Residents cite the main reason for allowing the 1/2% sales tax to continue is in hopes of wrapping up ongoing road work in the coming years.  Residents say that...

Forsyth County Voters Reject Quarter Percent Sales Tax Increase

Forsyth County, GA voters have overwhelmingly rejected the proposed sales tax increase that would raise sales taxes 1/4% with 68% of voters saying they are against the increase in tax.  The new sales tax was supposed to help pay for much needed new...

Ohio is First State to Accept Bitcoin for Business Taxes

The state of Ohio broke new ground for cryptocurrency when it recently announced that businesses can pay taxes with Bitcoin. 

Businesses can use the system, available at OhioCrypto.com, to pay 23 types of taxes including sales taxes.  

 "I believe...

Redwood City Seeks an Additional Sales Tax Increase

Redwood City, California will be asking voters for permission to increase the city's sales tax rate by another half of a cent today as residents hit the ballot boxes for Election Day.  The proposition will allow the city to raise their already...

Sales Tax News - November 5, 2018

Sales Tax From Restaurants Generate Huge Revenue for Waco

Nine new restaurants have opened their doors in Waco, Texas over the past year.  There are now 119 full-service eateries in the city.  That number is up from 110 in October of last year and...

North Carolina Now Collecting Sales Tax Online

Effective November 1, remote sellers including many online businesses are required to collect sales tax from their customers.  This means that shopping online is going to cost the average consumer a bit more money now than it did in the past.  This...