202011.20
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Louisiana sales tax holiday scheduled for Nov. 20-21

BATON ROUGE – A state sales tax holiday to provide relief for Louisiana residents recovering from hurricanes Laura and Delta, in addition to the COVID-19 public health emergency, will take place Friday, Nov. 20 and Saturday, Nov. 21. Act 16 of the 2020 Second Extraordinary Session of the Louisiana Legislature exempts the first $2,500 of most…

202007.29
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Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar Projects a Fiscal 2021 Ending Shortfall

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today revised the Certification Revenue Estimate (CRE) and now projects a fiscal 2021 ending shortfall of $4.58 billion. The shortfall, which Hegar attributed to the COVID-19 pandemic and recent volatility in oil prices, is a decrease from the $2.89 billion positive year-end balance originally projected in the October 2019 CRE. In…

202007.23
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Sales Tax on Telecommunication Services Exemptions

Telecommunications services between locations in Texas are subject to state and local sales tax, whereas most interstate telecommunications services are only subject to state sales tax. Mobile telecommunications services are subject to state and local sales tax based on the place of primary use. “Telecommunications services” is broadly defined as electronic transmission or reception of…

202007.15
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Tennessee Business Relief Program

On June 2, 2020, Governor Bill Lee announced the use of federal Coronavirus Relief Funds to assist Tennessee small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. Governor Lee has directed the Tennessee Department of Revenue to issue business relief payments through the Tennessee Business Relief Program to small businesses for costs incurred as a result of…

202006.03
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Taxability of COVID-19 Fees and Surcharges by Businesses

Texas: When costs increase, many businesses impose additional charges on customer billings, receipts and invoices. Fees and surcharges charged by Texas businesses related to the COVID-19 pandemic are not governmental fees, but charges that businesses have chosen to pass along to recoup the higher costs of goods and services provided to their customers. For Texas…

202005.27
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Texas Comptroller File and Pay Taxes

Depending on the tax, Texas taxpayers may be required to electronically report (file) and/or pay based on the amount reported and paid in the preceding state fiscal year (September 1 to August 31). Filing/Reporting Due Dates Returns filed with Webfile must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Central Time (CT) on the due date. Paper returns…

202005.20
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Sales Tax Holiday for Water-Efficient and ENERGY STAR® Products

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar announces Memorial Day weekend that families and businesses can save on the purchase of certain water- and energy-efficient products during the state’s Water-Efficient Products and ENERGY STAR® sales tax holidays. The sales tax holiday is May 23-25, 2020. SOURCE About Davis Davis & Harmon LLC – Sales Tax Experts: Headquartered in Dallas, Texas,…