Susan Combs Distributes $708.5 Million

Texas – State sales tax revenue was up 9.5% compared to January 2011 announced Susan Combs, Texas Comptroller. “Sales tax revenue continues to grow in almost all major economic categories and revenue has now increased for 22 consecutive months. The recent monthly increase was led by the oil and natural gas-related sectors. Restaurant and services…


SALTe November 2011

Please enjoy the  latest edition of our firms Newsletter SALTe your State and Local Tax Explorer! In This Issue Multi-State 2011 – Tricks and Traps States Use To Get Their Sales Tax Revenue Multi-State 2011 – Groupon/LivingSocial Sales Tax – No California Sales Tax Collection For Another Year Texas – $260 Million Unremitted Sales Tax…


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…


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…