Tax & Accounting Blog

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

Californians to Vote on Record Number of Revenue Measures

Californians to Vote on Record Number of Revenue Measures

While the 2016 Presidential Contest is receiving the most attention on the airwaves, Californians will cast their ballots on a whopping $32 Billion of proposed revenue measures. There are presently 427 revenue measures scheduled to appear on the November, 8 Ballots, breaking the previous record of 268 measures in the 2014 mid-term election. … Read More

Governor Cuomo Signs Bill to Repeal Feminine Hygiene Tax; Governor Brown Vetoes Bills to Eliminate Tax on Feminine Hygiene Products

Governor Cuomo Signs Bill to Repeal Feminine Hygiene Tax; Governor Brown Vetoes Bills to Eliminate Tax on Feminine Hygiene Products

Authored by Ruth Jeremiah Women all over New York are pleased to know that the tax on feminine hygiene products, such as tampons, has been repealed by Governor Cuomo. The governor signed the legislation in July, with it taking effect October, 1, 2016. “This is a regressive tax on … Read More