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Sales Tax Rates on the Rise

Many jurisdictions are looking to raise sales tax rates.  Perhaps in response to lost collections due to internet purchases.

 

Duluth Considering Raising Sales Tax Rate for Road Improvements

Duluth, Minnesota is considering raising city sales tax by...

EYE ON Colorado Sales Taxes

Colorado has the lowest state sales tax rate in the country at 2.9% (except for the 5 states that don’t impose any sales tax). But don’t get too excited since there are a number of local jurisdictions within Colorado that impose sales taxes – taking...

Louisiana Adds Taxing Jurisdiction

Are you a vendor in Louisiana? If so, be advised that a new taxing jurisdiction has been created in Iberville Parish (City of Gabriel) called The University Club Center Economic District (UCC EDD).

Effective April 1, 2015, all dealers must charge...

Sales Tax Rate Increase vs. Sales Tax Amnesty

Most of you have seen steps by various jurisdictions to close their budget gaps.  In different situations, jurisdictions have pursued tax rate increases, stricter enforcement of existing laws, changes in the tax base, amnesty programs, etc.  Over...