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Ohio Lawmakers Want Voter Approval Before County Sales Tax Increases

Republican lawmakers in Ohio produced a bill to the General Assembly that seeks to require voter approval before any proposed county sales tax increases can be enacted.  The proposal has some county officials nervous due to the budget cuts that have...

Sales Tax Increase in Hamilton County Ohio

Hamilton County, Ohio, home to the Cincinnati metropolitan area, is considering raising sales tax.  The county commissioners would like to raise the tax by 0.25 cents in order to raise $38 million, which they say is desperately needed.  The county...

Take Me Out to the Sales Tax Game

With spring training starting up, most baseball teams are worried about line-ups, batting averages, and 100-mile-per-hour fast balls.  But the Cincinnati Reds management has one more thing to worry about: sales tax.  The Ohio Department of Taxation...

Sales Tax News - February 26, 2018

Sales Tax Holiday May Become Permanent

In Ohio, consumers have been able to enjoy a sales tax free weekend for the past three years.  The weekend only counts for clothing items up to $75 and school supplies up to $20 per item, so the big ticket...

Tax Rate Increases Effective Jan 1, 2018

New Sales Tax Goes Into Effect in Stearns County, Minnesota

An additional quarter percent sales tax started being collected on January 1st in Stearns County, Minnesota.  The new sales tax will go towards the funding of road construction projects in...

Sales Tax News - December 22, 2017

Oklahoma Town Considering Sales Tax Election

Inola, Oklahoma is considering a sales tax increase in 2018.  The money raised from the tax increase would be used to finance infrastructure needs.  The city's current sales tax rate is three percent and...

What's Your Favorite Cookie?

As states continue to struggle from declining sales tax collections some states are aggressively expanding the sales tax nexus definition beyond its physical presence requirements under Quill

In the last few months, states have been expanding...

Sales Tax News - August 14, 2017

Does your business have exposure to sales tax in multiple states?  Here are some of the latest news stories to keep you informed.

 

Elyria, Ohio

A county sales tax hike took center stage at a Lorain County Commissioners meeting Wednesday morning in...