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…

201805.09
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Utah Imposes Cannabidiol Product Tax

Utah- Cannabidiol products will be charged a 5.77% cannabidiol tax for retail purchases from a qualified pharmacy. The tax will go into effect July 1, 2019, or sooner if the Controlled substance Act allows the Department of Agriculture and Food receive a federal waiver. A cannabidiol product is a chemical compound extracted from a hemp product…

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…

201804.16
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Davis Davis & Harmon LLC 8th Annual Suit Drive begins May 1st

Texas – Davis Davis and Harmon, LLC will host it’s 8th Annual Suit Drive from May 1st to May 31st. This year’s suit drive will benefit Minnie’s Resale Boutique. Minnie’s Resale Boutique is the official resale shop of Minnie’s Food Pantry, a 501c3 non-profitorganization with a mission to provide healthy meals, resources and red carpet treatment to…

201803.21
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Texas Refund Requests for Cable Television, Internet Access, and Telecommunications Service Providers Due in April

Texas – According to the Texas Comptroller’s office, April 2, 2018, is the deadline for cable television, internet access, or other telecommunications services to submit a refund request for 2017 taxes paid for qualifying purchases. Cable television, internet and telecommunication providers can claim a 6.25% refund on Texas state sales and use taxes paid on…

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…