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Campbell County Looks at a Meals Tax to Pay for School Budget

Campbell County Looks at a Meals Tax to Pay for School Budget

Campbell County is preparing for the meals tax referendum on the November ballot. Supervisors are scheduled to talk about a campaign to inform residents that this tax will be instrumental in raising funds for the school budget.  The proposed 4.0% meals tax is projected to raise $1.5 million in new revenue annually. As things stand Campbell County … Read More

Three California Counties Get Sales Tax Relief After Wildfires

Three California Counties Get Sales Tax Relief After Wildfires

 The California State Board of Equalization will give relief to people impacted by wildfires in Plumas, Shasta and Tehama counties. Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued an emergency proclamation on 22 August 2012 for these three counties.  Recent wildfires in these areas have destroyed homes, threatened thousands of other structures and caused evacuations and road closures. This … Read More

Retailer Discount Tire Selects Thomson Reuters to Consolidate Its Sales and Use Tax Operations

Retailer Discount Tire Selects Thomson Reuters to Consolidate Its Sales and Use Tax Operations

New York, September 12, 2012 – Thomson Reuters announced today that Discount Tire (http://www.discounttire.com), America’s largest tire and wheel retailer, has selected ONESOURCE Indirect Tax Determination to consolidate its sales and use tax determination, calculation, and recording operations. Extensive SAP expertise, access to latest tax data and trusted technology platform among key reasons company chooses … Read More

Glendale Leaders Look at Alternatives to a Sales Tax Increase

Glendale Leaders Look at Alternatives to a Sales Tax Increase

Glendale leaders have begun budget planning in case voters repeal a sales-tax hike meant to help the city pay its bills. Interim City Manager, Horatio Skeete, has asked the Glendale City Council to gather for a public workshop, 12 September 2012, to discuss what should be done if the 0.7 percentage-point sales-tax increase is repealed. City … Read More