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  Sales and Use Tax
If you recently received a new sales tax permit, and the business description on the permit does not accurately reflect the type of business that you are engaged in, you can help us identify the correct code for your account.
County - Texas counties have the option of imposing an additional local sales tax for a combined total of state and local taxes of 8 1/4% (.0825).
Transit - Texas transit authorities have the option of imposing an additional local sales tax for a combined total of state and local taxes of 8 1/4%(.0825).
www.window.state.tx.us /taxinfo/sales   (316 words)

 Sales Tax Concepts Made Easy For You - Sales Tax Institute - 312-701-1800
The course offerings are: Sales Tax Concepts, Basics of Sales and Use Tax, and the Advanced Sales and Use Tax Workshop.
Sales tax returns that reflect the new 6% state rate were included in the 2007 sales tax booklet and should be used for the June 2007 period and after.
All state taxes administered by the Comptroller are eligible for amnesty, except unclaimed property and the Public Utility Commission gross receipts assessment.
www.salestaxinstitute.com   (1221 words)

  Sales/Use Tax
The state and local sales taxes are remitted together to the Department of Revenue.
Once the seller remits sales tax to the department, the department then distributes the local sales taxes remitted by the sellers to the cities, counties and districts.
Local sales taxes are effective on the first day of the second calendar quarter after the Department of Revenue receives notification of the rate change (January, April, July, October).
www.dor.mo.gov /tax/business/sales   (589 words)

  Home > QA > Retail Sales Tax
Sales taxes paid on motor vehicles and boats may be added to the table amount, but only up to the amount paid at the general sales tax rate.
Generally, sales to the state, county or local government agencies, school districts or fire districts are subject to retail sales tax.
To be a sales tax exempt newspaper, a publication must be issued at least twice a month and be printed on newsprint in tabloid or broad sheet format, and must be folded loosely together without stapling, glue, or any other kind of binding.
dor.wa.gov /content/home/qa/tax_QA_RST.aspx   (1961 words)

  Home > QA > Retail Sales Tax
Sales taxes paid on motor vehicles and boats may be added to the table amount, but only up to the amount paid at the general sales tax rate.
Generally, sales to the state, county or local government agencies, school districts or fire districts are subject to retail sales tax.
To be a sales tax exempt newspaper, a publication must be issued at least twice a month and be printed on newsprint in tabloid or broad sheet format, and must be folded loosely together without stapling, glue, or any other kind of binding.
www.dor.wa.gov /content/home/qa/tax_QA_RST.aspx   (1995 words)

 Federal Retail Sales Tax
Sales of nonprofit organizations shall be exempt only if the organizations are charitable or educational, and strictly nonprofit, and the sales are incident to the rendering of charity or education.
Gross sales, less deduction for returns and for separately quoted delivery and finance charges, and for other taxes on the sale of goods paid by the retailer in his own or the consumer's behalf, shall be the measure of the tax.
All sales taxes (Federal, State, and local) paid to the Government by the retailer in his own behalf as a retailer or on the behalf of the consumer shall be deductible.
www.taxhistory.org /Civilization/Documents/Sales/hst6651/6651-1.htm   (3952 words)

 Taxes > Retail Sales > Main   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Sales tax amounts collected are considered trust funds and must be remitted to the Department of Revenue.
Sales in Washington of products to be used in other states, Canadian provinces, or US Territories that impose a sales tax of less than 3 percent may be exempt.
Sales of machinery and equipment (including cogeneration and pollution control equipment) and repair and replacement parts with a useful life of at least one year used in a manufacturing or research and development operation.
dor.wa.gov /content/taxes/sales   (877 words)

 Virginia Department of Taxation
Sales of eligible food items are subject to a reduced state tax rate of 1.5%, effective July 1, 2005.
The business should submit their monthly sales tax report on form ST-9 by the 20th of the following month whether or not you have had taxable sales for the month.
The tax paid on such purchases is recoverable by filing a refund request using the form and procedure prescribed by the Tax Department.
www.tax.virginia.gov /site.cfm?alias=SalesUseTax   (781 words)

 Sales Tax Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The use tax rate and effective dates are the same as the sales tax rates and dates.
Tax on building and construction material items are paid up front at time of building permit, so vendor would not need a license for the County or collect County tax on those items.
But, if the customer purchases the item and wants it mailed or delivered to their residence or some other location, the sales taxes due are those that the point of sales and the destination have in common.
www.co.larimer.co.us /finance/salestax.htm   (1547 words)

 Sales Tax - The American Society of Architectural Illustrators (ASAI)
Some architectural illustrators believe that, because architectural services are not subject to sales tax in their states, they are not obliged to collect sales tax on their work.
A number of state tax agency websites list items and services which are subject to sales tax, though these can often be vague when it comes to the sale of artwork.
Sales taxes are levied on a wide variety of goods and services, but most states have some exemptions.
www.asai.org /SalesTax   (1278 words)

 Iowa Sales Tax FAQ's - Iowa Dept of Revenue
Tax is not due on the sale or use of certain articles of clothing or footwear if the sales price of the article is less than $100.00 and the sale takes place during a period beginning at 12:01 a.m.
Sales from fund-raising activities are exempt from sales tax to the extent that the proceeds are used for educational, religious or charitable purposes.
Sales of machinery and equipment which will become real property after installation (that is, a substantially permanent part of the farm property) are taxable.
www.state.ia.us /tax/educate/faqsales.html   (2383 words)

 Tax Lien Certificates Directory: Featuring States that allow Investing in Tax Lien Auctions By Mail, Online and through ...
Tax lien certificates are probably one of the safest, most lucrative and undiscovered investing methods in the world.
Because state governments issue tax liens and monitor the sales, the investment risk is low.
Over the counter tax liens and tax deeds have gone through at least one tax sale prior to being offered for purchase.
www.tax-lien-certificates.com   (504 words)

 National Retail Sales Tax Alliance - Congressional Testimony of Herman Cain
A single national sales tax rate on all new goods and services of approximately 24% (to be revenue-neutral) would replace the 1.7 trillion dollars of taxes on income.
No taxes on the “poor” because basic necessities, as defined by the Department of Health and Human Services, would not be taxed by utilizing a rebate.
Although the magnitude of the economic growth generated by a single rate, neutral tax system causes lively debate among economists, virtually all agree that the large marginal tax rate reductions with a national sales tax combined with neutral taxation of savings and investments, would have a powerful positive effect on the economy.
www.salestax.org /library/cain_5-9-02.html   (2977 words)

 Sales and Use Tax Frequently Asked Questions - Wisconsin Department of Revenue
The seller has the burden of proving that a sale of tangible personal property or a taxable service is exempt, unless the seller takes a certificate in an approved form in "good faith" from the purchaser which indicates that the property or service being purchased is for resale or otherwise exempt.
If a notice of tax determination has been issued to the taxpayer by the department and if the taxpayer files a petition for re-determination, the records for the periods covered by the notice of the tax determination shall be preserved and retained until the tax re-determination has been finally resolved.
If you are currently registered for a sales or use tax and have lost or not received your reporting forms when one is due, call (608) 266-2776 or stop in at any of our branch or district offices and request a duplicate Wisconsin Sales and Use Tax Return (Form ST-12).
www.dor.state.wi.us /faqs/pcs/sales.html   (2138 words)

 Original Intent Treatise - State Sales Tax
Of course under the Minnesota sales tax statute it is entirely likely that "individual", as used within the definition of "person", is also anyone who voluntarily acquired a resale permit, thus entering into an agreement with the State of Minnesota, thereby making himself an "individual" (as such word is used within the definition of "person").
For the purpose of the proper administration of this part and to prevent evasion of the sales tax it shall be presumed that all gross receipts are subject to the tax until the contrary is established.
Excise taxes are taxes that are levied upon the exercise of a privilege.
www.originalintent.org /edu/salestax.php   (2560 words)

 Iowa Tax Types and Rates - Dept of Revenue and Finance
Description: This is an excise tax imposed in addition to state sales, use or local option tax on the rental of "passenger vehicles" (those designed to carry nine or fewer passengers, excluding delivery trucks, motorcycles and motorized bicycles) which are rented for a period of 60 days or less.
It is not uncommon for the dealership to collect and remit the tax to the county treasurer on behalf of the buyer.
Tax returns must be filed by the county recorder with the State Treasurer by the 10th day of each month for tax collected during the preceding month.
www.state.ia.us /tax/taxlaw/taxtypes.html   (3087 words)

 Sales Tax Rates - Sales Tax Institute - 312-701-1800
Imports for consumption are taxed at the same rate as the sales tax.
Effective 7/1/94, sales occurring in Salem County will be taxed at the reduced state sales tax rate of 3%.
Sales and deliveries to certain Indian reservations are subject to the Tribal sales, use and excise taxes in lieu of the state sales, use and excise tax.
www.salestaxinstitute.com /sales_tax_rates.jsp   (586 words)

The 4% tax is established by law within the confines of a 4% limitation placed in the State Constitution.
The second payment is due by the last day of the month and is equal to the lesser of (a) 50% of the tax liability for the same month in the prior calendar year or (b) 50% of actual liability for current month reported.
The 6% Sales Tax rate consists of a 4% rate, which took effect in 1960, and an additional rate of 2%.
www.crcmich.org /TaxOutline/Sales/sales.html   (1111 words)

 Tennessee Taxes are Unfair / Penalized for Being Poor
Sales and other consumption taxes place a heavier burden on lower- and middle-income families by taxing what people spend on basic necessities and other goods, rather than on their total income.
Replace the lost revenue with a broad-based income tax with generous per person deductions to give tax relief to middle- and low-income families.
No, the proposed income tax would replace the current food tax and would not go into effect unless the food tax is repealed and the overall sales tax is reduced.
www.yourtax.org /facts/fact1.php3   (588 words)

 New Rules Project - Retail - Internet Sales Tax Fairness
Under the new rules, states and cities will still have the authority to determine what goods are taxed at what rate, but must adhere to rules governing such things as how and when they can change tax rates, as well as uniform definitions (e.g., whether marshmallows are considered food or candy for tax purposes).
It is important to emphasize that the Court decisions related to the collection of sales taxes, not the payment of sales taxes.
To exempt internet sales from taxation, in the European view, would be to violate the principle of neutrality, as described in an OECD report on the "framework conditions" for electronic commerce.
www.newrules.org /retail/inttax2.html   (1053 words)

 Sales Tax WebFile, Office of State Tax Commissioner, Tax Department, North Dakota
It is a voluntary, free, on-line filing option where you can file and submit your sales tax return from the convenience of your personal computer, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
The North Dakota Sales Tax WebFile service is being upgraded to make filing and viewing sales and use tax returns easier and more efficient.
If you are registered to file sales tax returns by WebFile, please review our May 24, 2004 Memo: Instructions for Current WebFilers, which provides instructions about changing to the new WebFile service.
www.nd.gov /tax/salesanduse/elecfiling   (477 words)

 Tax Data Systems - California Sales Tax | New York Sales Tax | Illinois Sales Tax | Texas Sales Tax
Tax Data Systems is a leading provider of sales tax and use tax databases.
We track the tax rates of thousands of taxing jurisdictions throughout the country to provide you with the most accurate data available.
Sales Tax California Sales Tax New York Sales Tax Texas Sales Tax Illinois Sales Tax Georgia Sales Tax Missouri Sales Tax Colorado Sales Tax
www.taxdatasystems.com   (220 words)

The tax due for a period is determined by first calculating applicable gross receipts for a period, and then multiplying those gross receipts by the applicable tax rate.
The tax imposed by this Chapter is imposed at a rate of not less than 2%, nor more than 6%, which shall be specifically established by regulations promulgated by the Navajo Tax Commission.
Payment in full of the taxes owed for a particular period is due on the same date that the completed return for that same period is due.
www.navajotax.org /sales_tax.htm   (2342 words)

 State Sales Tax Rates
(3) Tax rate may be adjusted annually according to a formula based on balances in the unappropriated general fund and the school foundation fund.
(5) Sales tax rate is scheduled to decrease to 4% on 7/1/2007.
(6) Sales tax rate is scheduled to increase to 6% on 6/1/2007.
www.taxadmin.org /fta/rate/sales.html   (107 words)

 Sales & Use Tax Information
Overview of Taxes Administered by Sales and Use Tax Division
County and Municipal Occupancy Tax and Meals Tax Rates
Increase in County Sales and Use Tax Rate – Effective December 1, 2002, January 1, 2003, or July 1, 2003
www.dor.state.nc.us /taxes/sales   (198 words)

 Vertex Inc.: Products - Sales Tax
Our sophisticated family of sales tax solutions can assist in all aspects of compliance and management – first by automating business-critical aspects of your sales tax operations, and then by providing the tools you need to effectively manage and integrate those operations into the bigger picture.
Vertex Sales Tax solutions enable users to achieve compliance by tightly integrating our calculation software with host financial systems, and providing monthly updates of the latest rate and rule changes.
Having tax calculations that your business can rely on is only possible by combining accurate jurisdiction information, correct rate data, and the ability to set up business-based exceptions — Vertex solutions have been meeting these needs and more for over 25 years.
www.vertexinc.com /Products/sales_tax.asp   (499 words)

 Americans For Fair Taxation: FairTax.org
The FairTax Plan is a nonpartisan national grassroots campaign to replace the federal income tax system with a progressive national retail sales tax.
It provides a "prebate" to ensure no American pays federal taxes on spending up to the poverty level, dollar-for-dollar federal revenue replacement and, through companion legislation, repeal of the 16th Amendment.
While Congress wraps up a four-day hearing on a wide gamut of tax issues, commentator Stephen Moore offers a fair alternative: abolishing income and payroll tax for a national sales tax.
www.fairtax.org   (135 words)

 Sales and Use Tax
On Items 1-11 above, the City sales tax rate is 4 percent (in addition to the New York State sales and use tax of 4 percent and the Metropolitan Commuter Transportation District surcharge of 0.375%), for a total Sales and Use tax of 8.375 percent.
The New York State tax rate of 4.375% (including the Metropolitan Commuter Transportation District rate) was repealed effective April 1, 2006, and the New York City tax rate of 4% was eliminated effective September 1, 2005.
If you know of a merchant that is still charging sales tax on clothing and footwear purchases of less than $110 please contact Finance's Tax Enforcement Division to report the matter.
www.nyc.gov /html/dof/html/business/business_tax_nys_sales.shtml   (680 words)

 Sales Tax Rate Cards
When the sales tax rate changes at your location, be sure to generate and print new rate cards as needed.
Sales tax rates change at the start of the quarter, never in the middle of a quarter, and can only be changed by a vote of the people at that location.
We are unable to provide online sales tax rate cards for ambulance districts, fire districts, and other special sales tax districts.
www.dort.mo.gov /tax/business/sales/taxcards   (588 words)

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