Tax & Accounting Blog

Maryland Approves Tax On Alcoholic Beverages

Maryland Approves Tax On Alcoholic Beverages

Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley signed-off on a new tax increase on the purchase of alcoholic beverages. Effective 1 July 2011, Maryland consumers will experience a 3.0% tax increase on alcoholic purchases. This tax increase garnered plenty of support on the grounds that it would effectively provide more income for the state while additionally showing benefits for the overall … Read More

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