201805.23
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FICPA Mega Conference in Orlando, Texas

Our partner, Chanel Christoff Davis, will be presenting a topic as a featured speaker at this year’s Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ Mega CPE Conference. The session topic, “Multi-State Nexus and The Amazon Effect”, will address the current sales tax legal landscape. The US Supreme court case, Wayfair vs South Dakota will also be…

201805.02
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Texas: Streaming Services are now Taxable as Amusement and Cable TV

Texas – The Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts recently ruled that sales tax be applied to Internet-based subscription streaming services as cable television and amusement service. The law states that cable television is the distribution of video programming with or without the use of wires to customers or subscribers such as: On-demand video services or…

201802.07
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Amazon Releasing Third Party Seller Info To Massachusetts Tax Officials

Massachusetts – In order for state officials to identify uncollected sales taxes, Amazon has agreed to give up the data for sellers doing business on their website. Initially, back in September, they had refused to hand over their data. Due to Amazon refusing to share the data, the state obtained a court order requiring Amazon…

201711.15
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Repeal of SALT Deduction Not Fully Supported by House

National – The House Republicans’ Tax Cuts and Jobs Bill (HR1) is designed to eliminate the deduction for state and local income and sales taxes for individuals. However, there would be deductions allowed for Property Taxes, up to $10,000 annually. The SALT deductions for businesses will remain in place. The House Democrats have expressed their opposition…

201710.18
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Davis & Davis LLC Serving The Community!

September 7, 2017, Davis & Davis LLC came together with donors and community partners for a Champagne Toast and Happy Hour to celebrate the success of our 7th annual suit drive. Thank you to GS Wealth Management, YES Symposium, and Palter Stokely Sims for hosting two additional drop-off locations for this year’s suit drive. Special…

201704.19
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Florida Made Exemption Permanent for Manufacturing Machinery and Equipment

Florida – The Florida sales and use tax exemption for industrial machinery and equipment previously scheduled to expire on April 30, 2017, has become permanent. Effective July 1, 2016, the exemption for machinery and equipment was expanded to include: Recycling industries classified under code 423930 of the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) (2007) and…

Voluminous 2016 Sales Tax Law Changes Burdens Businesses and Challenges Compliance
201703.15
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Voluminous 2016 Sales Tax Law Changes Burdens Businesses and Challenges Compliance

State legislatures were busy in 2016 making changes to sales and use taxes. There were 556 sales and use tax changes at the state, local and county level, based on the annual Sales Tax Rate Report per Vertex, Inc. California lowered its rate from 6.5 to 6.25 percent; however, taxpayers saw no change in their…

201611.16
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5 Things You (Probably) Never Knew About Sales Tax!

Multi-State – Sales tax requires compliance throughout the year. This necessitates corporations, small business, and entrepreneurs to maintain massive amounts of documentation to ensure compliance with sales tax rules constantly. With that in mind, we came up with a quick list of a few facts that you may not already know. Click the slider to…