Tax & Accounting Blog

Reminder: Maryland Energy Star Tax Free Weekend

Maryland will be having an Energy Star Sales Tax Free Weekend which will run from 19 February 2011 to 21 February 2011. The following Energy Star products qualify for the exemption from Maryland’s six percent sales tax: • Air conditioners • Clothes washers and dryers • Furnaces • Heat pumps • Boilers • Solar water heaters (tax-exempt at all times now) … Read More

The Nexus Bills Keep Rolling In

Our state governments seem to be wasting no time introducing remote seller nexus bills this legislative season. Colorado and Connecticut have both joined the ranks as of January 20th, 2011 with the introduction of bills to enact amazon type legislation as well as bills to repeal already enacted legislation. Connecticut introduced three bills on January … Read More

Leveraging the Knowledge of Integrated Tax Groups

Current economic conditions are forcing state and local jurisdictions to become more aggressive and efficient in collecting revenue.  More and more government tax agencies are streamlining efforts to collect taxes, levying knowledge across different tax departments.  Is your business doing the same?  Download this free article by tax industry thought-leaders Carla Yrjanson and Jeff Tuthill, … Read More

Sales Tax Felony Watch Idaho Edition

Sales Tax Felony Watch Idaho Edition

It looks like Idaho has resolved to collect unpaid sales taxes in 2011 and is taking their resolution seriously. The Utah State Tax Commission has filed felony charges against two tax scofflaws. A Logan businessman who owns two restaurants has been charged with four felony counts for using sales tax funds received from customers illegally. For … Read More