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Connecticut Latest to Consider an Amazon Tax

Connecticut Latest to Consider an Amazon Tax

Connecticut has officially joined the ranks of states considering an Amazon Tax. The Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee voted 38-14 on Thursday to adopt HB6624, an  “Amazon Law” patterned after a similar bill enacted in New York three years ago. If the legislation is passed as introduced the definition of retailer would be … Read More

Tennessee May Delay Implementation of Certain SST Provisions

Tennessee May Delay Implementation of Certain SST Provisions

The Tennessee Senate has passed S.B. 1520/H.B. 1992 which would delay the implementation of certain Streamlined Sales and Use Tax (SST) Agreement conformity provisions, which are currently scheduled to take effect on July 1, 2011 until July 1, 2013. Delayed provisions would include sourcing rules, single article cap limitations, and special user privilege … Read More

Hawaii Considers Taxing Soda

Hawaii Considers Taxing Soda

Following a state Senate Health Committee meeting with physicians regarding the health effects of sweetened beverages some officials are entertaining the idea of taxing sodas. State Governor Neil Abercrombie had proposed a tax early in 2011 that would have levied a 25 cent fee on containers larger than 12 ounces and a 10 cent fee on smaller containers, … Read More