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New Sales Tax in Oklahoma City

As of January 1st, 2018, Oklahoma City instituted a new permanent sales tax hike of 1/4 cent.  According to the city's website, this means that a shopper pays an extra 25 cents in tax on a $100 purchase.  This is not a substantial hike but what...

Oklahoma Sales Tax Bill Makes Way Through House

The Oklahoma House of Representatives approved a last-minute measure earlier this month that would require third-party retailers conducting business online to collect sales tax when selling their wares to Oklahoma residents.

Oklahoma special session...

Sales Tax News - March 26, 2018

Des Moines Sales Tax Increase Fails

A one-cent increase to the local sales tax rate failed to pass earlier this month in Des Moines, Iowa.  Fifty-four percent of voters in Des Moines voted to approve the tax, but it still failed due to the lack of...

Sales Tax News - February 21, 2018

Lt. Governor in Oklahoma Narrows List of Sales Tax Exemptions

Todd Lamb, Lt. Governor of Oklahoma, shortened the list of sales tax exemptions that he would consider eliminating as Governor.  Lamb said that agriculture was too important to Oklahoma's...

Sales Tax News - January 31, 2018

Midland Sees Seventh Straight Month of Positive Sales Tax Collections

The city of Midland, Texas just reported their sixth-straight sales tax collection increase of 20 percent or more.  Collections from last month were just short of reaching a 30...

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...

Sales Tax News - December 6, 2017

Auburn Sees Sales Tax Decrease While Rest of Cayuga County Sees Increase

Sales tax collections in Auburn, New York has been down, but the rest of Cayuga County has seen a large increase in sales tax collections. Cayuga County saw a 7.7 percent...

Sales Tax News - October 27, 2017

Sedona City Council Approves Half-Percent Sales Tax Increase

The Sedona City Council approved a plan to add a half-cent sales tax.  Revenue from the new sales tax will go towards traffic mitigation projects in the Arizona city through the next...

Sales Tax News - October 18, 2017

Gonzales, LA to Vote on Half-Cent Sales Tax Increase

In the wake of stagnating sales tax revenues, the city of Gonzales, Louisiana voted on a sales tax increase measure on October 14.  The increase would bump the rate half a cent form the current...

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...