Groupon/LivingSocial Sales Tax

Multistate – New York state tax administrators have concluded merchants should collect sales tax on the full face value of items purchased with vouchers from Groupon, LivingSocial and other Internet discount deal sites. This could make some daily deals less attractive to NY consumers and retailers. If a Groupon is for a specific service the…


Davis & Davis LLC Partner Chanel Christoff Davis selected as a judge for the DFW Minority Supplier Development Councils 2011 E Awards

Dallas, Texas–Davis & Davis LLC, a national sales/use tax services firm, announced today that Davis & Davis LLC partner Chanel Christoff Davis was selected as a judge for this years DFW Minority Supplier Development Councils 2011 E Awards. Chanel Christoff Davis is a founding partner of Davis & Davis LLC – Sales Tax Consultants. Her leadership has…


New Applications on Hold Because of Solyndra Scandal

California –In the wake of the Solyndra scandal, California State Treasurer Bill Lockyer will ask a state panel that hands out sales tax exemptions to renewable energy manufacturers to suspend a program that benefited the now bankrupt corporation. Per the Los Angeles Times, the program run by The California Alternative Energy and Advanced Transportation Financing…


Late Filing Penalties

Texas – Certain tax payers will be assessed a $50 penalty for filing a report late, beginning with reports due on or after Oct. 1. Regardless of whether you subsequently file the report or whether any taxes or fees were due from the taxpayer for the penalty covered by the late filed report, penalty will…


Denver – Administrative Amnesty

Denver, CO – Administrative Amnesty started October 1 – December 30, 2011. It will cover sales, use, and occupational privilege taxes. Applicable tax years will be any period ending on or before 6/30/11. Penalties will be waived as well as 50% interest. zp8497586rq