Texas Tax Exempt Organizations: Collecting Sales Tax and One Day Tax-Free Sales

In our last blog we discussed the rules regarding tax exempt purchases by and to tax exempt organizations. When it come to collecting sales tax, tax exempt organizations are required to collect and remit sales tax for all taxable items sold. A sales tax exemption is for purchases and does not cover sales. As with…


Texas Tax Exempt Organizations: Criteria and the Application Process.

TEXAS: Over the next few blogs we will take look at Sales to and Purchases by Tax-Exempt Organizations. For an organization to be granted exemption from paying state sales taxes, there are criteria that must be met. The parent organization must recognize the organization as a subordinate under the group exemption. The group exemption meets…


Multistate Online Sellers Voluntary Disclosure

Multistate – The Multistate Tax Commission and the National Nexus Program is offering a special limited-time voluntary disclosure initiative, in which the following states are participating: Alabama Arkansas Colorado Connecticut Florida Idaho Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Nebraska New Jersey Oklahoma South Dakota Texas Utah Vermont Wisconsin The states listed above will consider applications for voluntary…


New Sales Tax Exemptions on Bullion and Precious Metal Coins

Louisiana– Effective October 1, 2017, sales and use tax is 100% excluded from the sale of silver, gold and platinum bullion. Similarly, numismatic coins priced less than $1000, sold at national, statewide, or multi-parish trade shows will now receive full exclusions. “We are very pleased that the Louisiana (sales tax) exemption is now restored,” said…


Tennessee Says “No Presence, No Problem”

Out-of-State Dealers operating in Tennessee should register by March 1, 2017, and begin collecting Sales Tax by July 1, 2017.  This rule was effective January 1, 2017, and provides that out-of-state dealers with no physical presence in Tennessee who engage in regular solicitation of consumers in Tennessee and who make sales exceeding $500,000 to consumers…


Engaged in Business in California? Use Tax Owed

CALIFORNIA:  Numerous use tax bulletins are being updated by the California State Board of Equalization.  This is so that taxpayers understand what triggers a use tax obligation. A business is engaged in business in California and required to remit use tax if any of the following apply. Physical Business:  You, a subsidiary or agent directly…


Cowboy’s Stadium early pay-off due to Sales Tax boon

Texas – Just in time for kick-off of the 2015 NFL football season, “America’s Team” is ranked as the top revenue grossing sports franchise in the world by Forbes.com. If this trend continues, Arlington taxpayers can expect an estimated $97.9 million in savings due to the early repayment of the 30-year stadium bond. This is…