Brian Greer

Brian Greer


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Pennsylvania's Remote Seller Nexus Laws

By Brian Greer on Fri, Apr 12, 2019 @ 08:32 AM

This year the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is joining a number of other states in the U.S. that have already defined economic nexus for its sales tax as it applies to online sellers.  

Topics: remote sellers Pennsylvania sales tax
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Beaufort County's New 1% Tax Will Soon Be Put to Work on New Projects

By Brian Greer on Fri, Dec 28, 2018 @ 11:36 AM

Approximately 58% of the 65,000 voting-aged residents of Beaufort County, South Carolina have approved a 1% sales tax rate hike within the county, which will go far in helping raise some much-needed funds to help the county take on new projects.  The first projects will be getting underway soon now that the funding is in place. 

Topics: South Carolina sales tax
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Lee County, Florida Approves 1/2 Cent Sales Tax For Schools

By Brian Greer on Wed, Dec 26, 2018 @ 11:31 AM

The residents of Lee County are investing in their children and in their futures as they voted to approve a 1/2 cent sales tax increase.  These funds will go directly to schools to help pay for their ever-rising costs of educating the county's 84,000 students. 

Topics: Florida sales tax
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Sales Tax Rates Increased in 11 Cities Across Los Angeles County

By Brian Greer on Fri, Dec 21, 2018 @ 11:10 AM

Eleven cities in Los Angeles County saw voters approve an increase in sales tax rates during recent elections.  The election results mirror a trend in the state that has resulted in significantly higher sales tax rates over the past few years.

Topics: California sales tax
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Topeka, Kansas Half Cent Sales Tax Extends For Another Decade

By Brian Greer on Wed, Dec 19, 2018 @ 11:04 AM

Topeka residents have voted to extend the city's 1/2% sales tax for another 10 years.  Residents cite the main reason for allowing the 1/2% sales tax to continue is in hopes of wrapping up ongoing road work in the coming years.  

Topics: Kansas sales tax
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Forsyth County Voters Reject Quarter Percent Sales Tax Increase

By Brian Greer on Mon, Dec 17, 2018 @ 10:56 AM

Forsyth County, GA voters have overwhelmingly rejected the proposed sales tax increase that would raise sales taxes 1/4% with 68% of voters saying they are against the increase in tax.  The new sales tax was supposed to help pay for much needed new county courthouse facilities and the leftover money was going to be used to help improve the school system within the county. 

Topics: Georgia sales tax
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Ohio is First State to Accept Bitcoin for Business Taxes

By Brian Greer on Thu, Dec 13, 2018 @ 10:48 AM

The state of Ohio broke new ground for cryptocurrency when it recently announced that businesses can pay taxes with Bitcoin. 

Topics: Ohio sales tax
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Redwood City Seeks an Additional Sales Tax Increase

By Brian Greer on Tue, Nov 06, 2018 @ 01:57 PM

Redwood City, California will be asking voters for permission to increase the city's sales tax rate by another half of a cent today as residents hit the ballot boxes for Election Day.  The proposition will allow the city to raise their already rather-high sales taxes from 8.75% to 9.25%.  

Topics: California sales tax
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Sales Tax News - November 5, 2018

By Brian Greer on Mon, Nov 05, 2018 @ 09:48 AM

Sales Tax From Restaurants Generate Huge Revenue for Waco

Nine new restaurants have opened their doors in Waco, Texas over the past year.  There are now 119 full-service eateries in the city.  That number is up from 110 in October of last year and 103 from October of 2013.  

Topics: texas sales tax Colorado sales tax North Carolina sales tax
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North Carolina Now Collecting Sales Tax Online

By Brian Greer on Fri, Nov 02, 2018 @ 10:27 AM

Effective November 1, remote sellers including many online businesses are required to collect sales tax from their customers.  This means that shopping online is going to cost the average consumer a bit more money now than it did in the past.  This comes after the US Supreme Court ruling in June of this year in the case of South Dakota vs. Wayfair.

Topics: North Carolina sales tax
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Colorado Town Eyes Sales Tax Increase for New Recreation Center

By Brian Greer on Thu, Nov 01, 2018 @ 10:21 AM

Residents of Grand Junction, Colorado, have been asking for a recreation center for years.  The city's leaders say they can have it -- but only if they approve a sales tax.  According to an article from KJCT8, the Grand Junction City Council recently voted to place the sales tax proposal on their next municipal ballot, next April.  

Topics: Colorado sales tax
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Sales Tax News - October 30, 2018

By Brian Greer on Tue, Oct 30, 2018 @ 10:10 AM

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 lasted for three years.  

Topics: texas sales tax Nebraska sales tax North Dakota sales tax
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Sales Tax News - October 26, 2018

By Brian Greer on Fri, Oct 26, 2018 @ 10:01 AM

Okaloosa County to Review Possible Projects for Potential Sales Tax Collections

Topics: Florida sales tax Alaska sales tax Washington DC sales tax
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Plans to Increase Rainbow City's Sales Tax Rate Falls Short

By Brian Greer on Wed, Oct 24, 2018 @ 01:40 PM

Monday morning's 4-2 vote in Rainbow City, Alabama brought the idea of a 1% sales tax increase to a halt. This plan had been discussed before and was posted online by it's originator and city council member Tim Ramsey on social media platforms.  The idea was to increase Rainbow City's sales tax to 10% like many of the neighboring cities.

Topics: Alabama sales tax
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Georgia County Invests Sales Tax Collections in Public Safety

By Brian Greer on Tue, Oct 23, 2018 @ 09:50 AM

DeKalb County, Georgia is using $8 million in sales tax funding to purchase safety vehicles and equipment, according to an article from Decaturish.  The sales tax was approved by voters in November, 2017, for infrastructure improvements.  The purchases to be made include:

Topics: Georgia sales tax
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Sales Tax News - October 19, 2018

By Brian Greer on Fri, Oct 19, 2018 @ 09:44 AM

Sales Taxes Not Going to NC Technical College

Topics: texas sales tax Nebraska sales tax North Carolina sales tax