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Geography Awareness Week

Geography Awareness Week

Happy Day of GIS! It is the third Wednesday in November which is the day on which we celebrate Geographic Information Systems within the context of Geography Awareness Week. Geography influences everything from biology to politics, from weather to tax calculations. And Geographic Information Systems (GIS), gives us a way to collect, display, and analyze … Read More

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

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

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