Ian Carr

Ian Carr

Ian Carr is a Senior Legal Analyst with the Thomson Reuters Tax & Accounting business, where since 2014 he has provided research, analysis, and testing in support of software products such as ONESOURCE Indirect Tax Determination. Originally from Phoenix, Ian majored in history at Northern Arizona University before earning his J.D. from Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon. Ian’s previous experience includes work in health insurance, class action lawsuit settlement administration, and non-profit advocacy.

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New Jersey Sports Fans’ Fantasy Leagues Are Sales Tax-Free

The following was written by Ruth Jeremiah and posted on her behalf. New Jersey Division of Taxation has determined that fantasy sports entry fees are not subject to tax. This ruling stems from an Austin, TX taxpayer that runs a fantasy sports website and charges taxes for entry fees for various professional sports leagues, … Read More

Kentucky County Taps New Revenue Stream to Fund 911 Services

In a unique approach to funding area 911 services, the fiscal court of Whitley County, Kentucky has voted to impose a 911 surcharge on its citizens’ monthly water bills. For decades, state and local governments across the country have imposed monthly surcharges on residents’ phone bills in order to fund 911 emergency response … Read More

Louisiana Legislature Reinstates Suspended Sales Tax Exemptions

Earlier this year, the Louisiana State Legislature held an extraordinary session to address their state’s looming budget shortfall. To produce badly needed revenue, the state suspended its complicated array of sales tax exclusions and exemptions, temporarily replacing them with a much shorter list of products and services not subject to tax. However, Gov. John … Read More