Texas Tax Exempt Organizations: Purchases and Sales

TEXAS: Navigating through the tax-exempt organization landscape can be confusing and daunting. Over the next few blogs we will look at different aspects of the tax-exempt scenario. This segment will focus on purchases and sales by tax exempt organizations. Tax-Exempt Purchases: Organizations that have been granted tax exemption will receive a letter of sales tax…


Texas Water-Efficient Sales Tax Holiday

Texas – Certain water-efficient and water-conserving products are tax-free during the Water-Efficient Products Sales Tax Holiday which is May 28-30, 2016. There is no limit to qualifying items you can buy. During the holiday period, you can buy any product tax-free that displays a WaterSense label or logo. These items can be bought for either…


2nd Amendment Sales Tax Holiday

MISSISSIPPI – 2nd Amendment Sales Tax Holiday will run from September 5 – 7, 2014. During the Second Amendment Weekend, eligible items include: • Ammunition • Armguards • Bows and bow accessories • Gunpowder • Holsters • Sights • Shafts • String wax • Targets Layaway sales do not qualify for exemption. If you purchase…



MISSOURI:  Starting April 19th through the 25th, all retail sales of qualifying Energy Star-certified new appliances will be exempt from state and county sales taxes. The following, providing they are Energy Star certified and up to $1,500 each, is a list of qualifying items: Clothes washers Water heaters Dishwashers Air conditioners Furnaces Refrigerators freezers Heat…


Iowa Snow Removal

Iowa – Snow removal is not subject to sales tax as well the service of applying sand, salt or ice-melt. However, the materials applied are taxable and sales tax is due. When a snow removal business applies these materials for their customer and does not make a separately itemized charge for them, that business is…