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Should Sales Tax Apply to Health Clubs?

Maine does not apply sales tax to gym memberships, but it is not from the lack of trying.  Governor LePage proposed imposing such a tax in the 2018-19 state budget, but gym owners and their patrons successfully pushed back.  

Sales Tax News - February 6, 2018

Sales Tax Collections in Lincoln to Pay for Four Fire Stations

Sales Tax News - February 2, 2018

Pasadena, California Considering A Sales Tax Hike

Sales Tax News - January 31, 2018

Midland Sees Seventh Straight Month of Positive Sales Tax Collections

Sales Tax News - January 18, 2018

Geneva, Illinois to Add Sales Tax Hike to Ballot

Retail Cannabis Promises Big Sales Tax Collections

Forbes reports that California's marijuana market stocks soared on the first open trading day of the year, after California legalized retail sales of the drug and became the largest legal market in the US.

Sales Tax News - January 8, 2018

City Council Approves Referendum to Raise Sales Tax Rate

Tax Rate Increases Effective Jan 1, 2018

New Sales Tax Goes Into Effect in Stearns County, Minnesota

E-Commerce Sales Tax & Third Party Merchants

According to the United States Department of Commerce's Census Bureau news, e-commerce transactions made up 9.1% of total retail sales in the third quarter of 2017, accounting for  more than $115 billion in sales.

California Gets Creative By Introducing a Potential "Mileage" Tax

As states look to replace lost sales tax collections, they have become creative in how nexus rules are applied and in some cases, have introduced new taxing regimes.  California may soon be introducing a new tax to its residents.