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Sales Tax News - October 26, 2018

Okaloosa County to Review Possible Projects for Potential Sales Tax Collections

The Okaloosa County (Florida) Commission will take a closer look into possible projects that would receive funding from the county's proposed half-cent sales tax.  They...

Manatee County Could Owe Sarasota County Millions in Sales Tax

A possible bookkeeping error by the state of Florida may have caused revenue collected near the University Parkway retail area to go to the wrong county.  The Manatee County Commission was notified of the surprising news during a budget meeting on...

Sales Tax Increase to Benefit Transportation in Broward County

The citizens of Broward County, Florida may find themselves paying more in sales tax after November 6.  A 1% sales tax increase has been proposed which would mean they would be paying 7% instead of 6% on their purchases.  According to the...

Hurricane Sales Tax Holiday in Florida Runs Through June 7

Residents in Florida will be able to stock up on hurricane supplies while saving big.  The sales tax holiday in Florida started June 1, and gives residents a chance to prepare for future hurricanes. 

The sales tax holiday starts on the first day of...

Sales Tax News - February 19, 2018

Tucson Considers Sales Taxes To Fix Local Roads

Officials in Pima County, Arizona are debating on whether or not to add an additional sales tax in order to fix the area's deteriorating roadways.  Estimates put the total cost of repair at nearly $1...

Sales Tax News - December 19, 2017

Florida Senator Aims to Eliminate Diaper Sales Tax

Senator Lauren Brook, D-Plantation, is rallying support for her new bill, a cut on sales tax for diapers.  Brook claims this tax cut would directly benefit families when they need it most.  While...

Sales Tax News - December 8, 2017

North Myrtle Beach to Hold Referendum on a New Sales Tax

The North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina City Council approved a referendum on a new sales tax that would funnel millions of dollars into the chamber of commerce for advertising.  Residents will...

Sales Tax Exemptions Apply to Recent Hurricane Victims

Sales Tax News and Hurricane Relief

As rebuilding efforts begin in Texas and Florida following the devastation caused by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, there are important sales tax updates to note.  The declaration of a federal disaster in both Texas...

Sales Tax News - August 16, 2017

Here's the latest on sales tax developments around the country:

Carthage, MO

Voters in Carthage, Missouri, approved on Tuesday a 2.75% sales tax on out-of-state purchases of vehicles, boats, trailers, and any other items requiring Missouri titles....