TaxConnex Sales Tax Blog

Never miss an update! Subscribe to our blog.

Sales Tax News - December 13, 2017

Williamson County, TN

Residents of Williamson County, Tennessee, will get the opportunity to vote on a potential sales tax increase early next year.  The county commission agreed unanimously on Monday to hold a referendum on the tax hike, placing...

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...

Amazon Collecting Sales Tax for Third Party Sellers?

At a time when many states are trying to offer tax breaks to Amazon to host the company's new headquarters, the state of South Carolina is instead trying to collect more taxes from the online retail giant by forcing them to collect sales tax for...

Put Up Your Dukes - South Carolina vs. Online Shopping

I'm predicting this week's breaking news of the State of South Carolina officially filing suit against global Internet giant Amazon for a reported amount of $500 million will precede major increases in online sales during the onset of the 2017...

How Did the Recent Election Affect Sales Taxes?

Manhattan, Kansas

Manhattan, Kansas residents voted to approve a 25 cents sales tax with over 60% of voters voting in favor of the tax.  The tax, which is anticipated to bring in $27.5 million over the next 10 years will go into effect April 1,...

How Much Does a One Penny Sales Tax Increase Cost?

Des Moines Considering a Sales Tax Increase

Des Moines has approved $62,000 for a phone survey to explore the idea of adding a one cent sales tax in Polk County.  The county is one of few in Iowa without such a tax.  A lobbying firm will be paid to...

Sales Tax News - August 21, 2017

South Carolina considers taxing prescription drugs while an Alaskan Mayor looks to eliminate a sales tax cap.

South Carolina Lawmakers to Consider Taxing Prescription Medicines

Legislators in South Carolina will soon meet to discuss whether...