Certain Utilities Exempt

ARKANSAS – Sales of electricity, liquefied petroleum gas and natural gas used by a qualifying agricultural structure and by qualifying aquaculture or horticulture equipment are exempt, starting January 1, 2014, from sales and use tax. A utility cover by this exemption must be separately metered. Qualifying agricultural structure means: • A poultry or livestock facility…


Senate Passes Internet Sales Tax Bill

Washington- Monday May 6, 2013, the U.S. Senate passed the internet sales tax bill named the Marketplace Fairness Act.“After 20 years, there is finally light at the end of the tunnel for our brick-and-mortar businesses,” said Rep. Steve Womack, R-Ark., the bill’s House sponsor, according to the New York Times. “Saving local retail business depends…