Hot Air Balloon Rides

MISSOURI – Sales of hot air balloon rides are exempt from Missouri sales tax, as determined by the Missouri Supreme Court. Courts decided that hot air balloons meet the federal definition of “air commerce” because they have a potential to endanger safety in interstate air commerce.  States may not impose any tax or fee on…


No More Sales Tax for Wine Tasting

ALBANY, NY – Sales tax will no longer be added to the charge for tastings at wineries.  The state is also creating a $350,000 fund to research hops and malting barley for beer. During an April summit, wineries pushed for this change since they were already exempt from paying a use tax. Gov. Andrew Cuomo…