Sales Tax Charged on Shipping and Handling

CALIFORNIA – Online shoppers in California are now paying sales tax on shipping and handling. According to the Board of Equalization, sales tax should be collected when a seller makes a combined charge for shipping and handling or postage and handling if the invoice does not show the actual cost of the individual delivery. If…


Iowa Tax Return Deadline Extended

IOWA – Taxpayers affected by Hurricane Sandy whose quarterly Iowa sales and use tax and withholding returns for the period ending September 30, 2012 and were due on October 31 will have until November 7 to file along with payments. There will be no penalty or interest for taxpayers located in the impacted area. Although…


Indiana Business Tax Filers

INDIANA – Indiana state legislature passed some laws that change the way business taxpayers will be required to file and remit sales and withholding taxes. Below you will find the changes. • Filings and payments. No later than Jan 1, 2013. o All retail merchants must report and remit sales tax electronically o All withholding…