Tax & Accounting Blog

June Sales & Use Rate Changes

June Sales & Use Rate Changes

The middle month of Q2 2011 brings only a few changes. We are expecting quite a bit of new levies and changes effective Q3, however, with state legislative sessions wrapping up. Some of the June changes include: Rate Changes Alabama:  Bessemer 4.0%; Brighton 4.0%; Brighton Police Jurisdiction 2.0%; Hueytown  4.0% (sales/use & rental tax rates) Arizona: Globe 2.0% … Read More

Hawaii Legislature Adjourns Without Passing Major Sales Tax Bills

Hawaii Legislature Adjourns Without Passing Major Sales Tax Bills

The Hawaii Legislature adjourned its 2011 regular session on May 5th without passing some important sales tax legislation. The following bills died upon the ending of the session: S.B. 1355: would have conformed the state’s general excise tax laws to the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax (SST) Agreement H.B. 1183: would have added a so-called … Read More