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Plans to Increase Rainbow City's Sales Tax Rate Falls Short

Monday morning's 4-2 vote in Rainbow City, Alabama brought the idea of a 1% sales tax increase to a halt. This plan had been discussed before and was posted online by it's originator and city council member Tim Ramsey on social media platforms.  The...

Alabama's Internet Sales Tax Plan

The Alabama Department of Revenue set an Oct. 1 deadline for remote sellers with more than $250,000 in annual sales to sign up for the Alabama Simplified Sellers Use Tax Program (SSUT) and start collecting sales tax.  Additionally, Marketplace...

Hoover Alabama Sales Tax Increase

The city of Hoover, Alabama may see its first sales tax increase in almost a quarter century.  Mayor Frank Brocato recently proposed that the city raise its sales and lodging tax in order to help reconcile a budget crisis.  If the motion is...

Sales Tax News - April 19, 2018

Sales Tax Increase Proposed at Tallassee (Alabama) Council Meeting

An ordinance was introduced by the members of the Tallassee Council Meeting that would raise taxes only on the Elmore County Side.  The increase would mirror the taxes already in...

Sales Tax News - January 18, 2018

Geneva, Illinois to Add Sales Tax Hike to Ballot

Geneva residents will have the opportunity to vote for a sales tax increase in March.  The one-half percent sales tax increase would help fund municipal operations, capital needs, and infrastructure...

Local Referendums Will Determine Sales Tax Increases

Sales Tax Increases to be Decided in Alaska and Local Elections

There are seven Alaska communities voting on sales tax increases in local elections on October 3. Talkeetna residents are voting to raise sales taxes by three percent to help fund the...

Sales Tax News - October 6, 2017

Glencoe, AL

The Glencoe, Alabama, City Council approved a 1% sales tax increase this week, bringing it in-line with the neighboring city of Gadsden.  The increase brings the total sales tax to 10% in both municipalities; and applies to purchases...

Sales Tax News - September 7, 2017

Tax Increase Fails for Walker County

A proposed tax increase that could have helped keep the county out of bankruptcy failed Tuesday.  52% of the county voted against the measure.  The county now faces filing bankruptcy for the first time in its 193...