Reopening for business: Don’t forget sales tax

Reopening for business: Don’t forget sales tax

Reopening for business: Don’t forget sales tax ShareFacebookTwitterLinkedinemail As businesses reopen with a post-pandemic future in mind, a lot of sales tax issues can come up. However, they may not obviously look like sales tax issues. If they don’t your...
Sales Tax Surprises in the Pandemic

Sales Tax Surprises in the Pandemic

Sales Tax Surprises in the Pandemic ShareFacebookTwitterLinkedinemail Congress has just finished working on a COVID-19 relief bill, and one of the big issues turned out to be…sales tax. Congress might not look at it that way. From their point of view, they were...
Mississippi May Change Their Sales Tax Balance

Mississippi May Change Their Sales Tax Balance

Mississippi May Change Their Sales Tax Balance ShareFacebookTwitterLinkedinemail States rely on tax revenue, but different states have different patterns of taxes. Usually taxes include property tax, income tax, and sales tax. Mississippi is planning to make big...
Transaction Privilege Tax (AKA Sales Tax)

Transaction Privilege Tax (AKA Sales Tax)

Transaction Privilege Tax (AKA Sales Tax) ShareFacebookTwitterLinkedinemail When is a sales tax not a sales tax? When it’s a transaction privilege tax. Looking back in history, we can see that the practice of collecting sales tax for online purchases had some...
Sales Tax Revenues Are Up

Sales Tax Revenues Are Up

Sales Tax Revenues Are Up ShareFacebookTwitterLinkedinemail Through most of 2020, states worried about their sales tax revenues. Headlines about mandatory closures of businesses forecast huge drops in state revenues, largely because of the loss of sales tax revenues...