202109.01
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Texas—Sales and Use Tax: Mobile Lodging Provider subject to Sales & Use Tax

TEXAS: A mobile lodging provider was subject to Texas sales and use tax as the Taxpayer’s lodges, providing mobile lodging, dining, and recreational facilities to oil and gas industry workers, were considered tangible personal property. The Taxpayer’s business provides mobile lodging and related services (e.g., catering and housekeeping) to oil and gas industry workers by…

202107.14
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Arkansas—Sales and Use Tax: Tax Assessment and Penalty on Purchase of Vehicle Sustained

AR: Arkansas taxpayers’ protest against the sales tax assessment on their purchase of a vehicle was denied for failure to prove entitlement to the motor vehicle exemption for disabled veterans. The taxpayers claimed an exemption from the payment of sales tax for their purchase of the vehicle available to disabled veterans who have received financial…

202106.05
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Louisiana—Sales and Use Tax: Taxpayer Entitled to Refund on Purchase of Caustic

LOUISIANA : A taxpayer was not required to remit Louisiana sales and use tax on its purchase of sodium hydroxide (caustic) because the taxpayer used the caustic as a pollution control device system (PCDS) at its manufacturing facility. Generally, for sales and use tax purposes the term sale at retail does not include the sale…

202105.05
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Taxability of Smokeless Nicotine Products

TN: Notice 21-05 Smokeless Nicotine Products Exempt from Tennessee Tobacco Tax Public Chapter 69 (2021), effective March 31, 2021, amends the definitions of “cigarette” and “tobacco products” and adds a new definition of “smokeless nicotine product” to clarify that smokeless nicotine products are not subject to Tennessee tobacco tax. Tennessee Tobacco Tax Tennessee imposes a…

202104.21
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Indiana—Sales and Use Tax: Manufacturer’s Various Purchases of Software

INDIANA: The Indiana Department of Revenue (department) discussed the applicability of sales and use tax to a manufacturer’s (taxpayer’s) various purchases of software. Generally, purchases of tangible personal property including computer software are subject to sales tax. However, the purchase of services is exempt from sales tax. In this matter, the taxpayer filed tax refund…

202103.31
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Arkansas—Sales and Use Tax: Taxpayer Failed to File Returns to Report Taxable Photography Sales; Assessment Affirmed

ARKANSAS: A photography service provider (taxpayer) was liable for Arkansas sales and use tax assessed against her because she failed to timely file returns reporting taxable sales. In this matter, the Department of Finance and Administration (department) issued a notice assessing tax, penalty, and interest against the taxpayer as she failed to report taxable sales….