201909.11
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Texas Marketplace Sellers to Generate $850 million in Tax Revenue

TEXAS – Governor, Greg Abbott, signed House Bill 1525 requiring Marketplace Facilitators to collect and remit tax on behalf of marketplace sellers starting October 1, 2019. The bill expands the state’s authority to collect sales tax and is expected to generate $850 million dollars in online sales tax. A Marketplace Facilitator is defined as a…

201903.04
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Cracking the Sales Tax Code – Economic Nexus

The newly enacted economic nexus laws have businesses scrambling to figure out how the Wayfair vs. South Dakota supreme court decision applies to their transactions. Accordingly, Texas recently published, Texas Tax Responsibilities and Resources, to provide some guidance to remote-sellers. Below is an excerpt of the publication: “As part of our Wayfair implementation, amendments to Rule 3.286, concerning Seller’s…

201811.30
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2019 State Business Tax Climate Index – Sales Taxes

MULTISTATE – The Tax Foundation has released its 2019 State Business Tax Climate Index. This Tax Climate Index is made up of 5 major components. Individual Taxes Corporate Taxes Sales Taxes Property Taxes Unemployment Insurance Taxes In this blog, we’re discussing how states rank on sales taxes. 25.3% of each state’s overall score is determined…

201810.31
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Deon Harmon, Panel Speaker – NABA Annual Western Regional Student Conference

Davis Davis & Harmon LLC, participated in the National Association of Black Accountants, Inc. (NABA) Annual Western Region Student Conference held on October 11-13, 2018 in Dallas, Texas. Deon Harmon, CGO of Davis Davis & Harmon spoke on the Moss Adams Tax Panel to discuss careers in sales/use tax. Davis Davis & Harmon, LLC is…

201809.13
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Texas Tax Exempt Organizations: Purchases and Sales

TEXAS: Navigating through the tax-exempt organization landscape can be confusing and daunting. Over the next few blogs we will look at different aspects of the tax-exempt scenario. This segment will focus on purchases and sales by tax exempt organizations. Tax-Exempt Purchases: Organizations that have been granted tax exemption will receive a letter of sales tax…

201808.01
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Tax Free Back to School Shopping Around the Corner!

Texas – August 10-12 Wisconsin – August 1-5 Iowa – August 3-4 Louisiana – August 3-4 Florida – August 3-5 Mississippi – August 3-5 Missouri – August 3-5 New Mexico – August 3-5 Ohio – August 3-5 Oklahoma – August 3-5 South Carolina – August 3-5 Virginia – August 3-5 Arkansas – August 4-5 Maryland…

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…