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Sales Tax News - October 30, 2018

911 Sales Tax in Lincoln Expires

A quarter-cent voter-approved sales tax ended on Monday in Lincoln.  The sales tax raised $38.14 million for the city's new emergency radio system and new fire stations.  The sales tax was approved in April 2015 and...

Sales Tax News - October 19, 2018

Sales Taxes Not Going to NC Technical College

Citizens of Buncombe County, North Carolina passed a referendum in 2011 approving a quarter-cent sales tax increase to help support a local community college, A-B Tech.  The controversial measure...

Police Union Fights Mayor On Proposed Sales Tax Increase In Grand Island, Nebraska

A proposal to increase the sales tax in Grand Island, Nebraska has restarted tensions between a police union and the mayor of the city.  A message posted on the Facebook page of the Nebraska Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #24 expressed the union's...

Sales Tax News - September 17, 2018

New Hampshire Wrangles with Online Sales Taxes

Most have heard of the US Supreme Court decision regarding the collection of taxes on online sales earlier this year.  Many state governments are struggling with the implications and New Hampshire is no...

Sales Tax News - August 27, 2018

New Sales Tax Includes Kentucky Non-Profits

On July 1 of this year, new sales tax rules went into effect in Kentucky, expanding the state-wide six percent rate to include non-profit businesses such as the YMCA and various museums.  The new rules...

Sales Tax News - February 6, 2018

Sales Tax Collections in Lincoln to Pay for Four Fire Stations

Four fire stations in Lincoln, Nebraska will be funded by a previously approved quarter-cent increase in the city's sales tax.  The sales tax ends on September 30 and is expected to...