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Chesterfield Outlet Mall Aims at an Early Opening for the 2013 Sales Tax Holiday

Chesterfield Outlet Mall Aims at an Early Opening for the 2013 Sales Tax Holiday

One of the developers racing to build rival outlet malls in Chesterfield, Missouri has accelerated its construction schedule. Taubman Centers Incorporated announced that its new outlet mall under construction in Chesterfield will open nearly three months earlier than previously planned. The mall will now be completed and opened, 2 August 2013 in order to be … Read More

Webcast: ONESOURCE Indirect Tax – Surviving a Sales Tax Audit – An Insider’s View

Webcast: ONESOURCE Indirect Tax – Surviving a Sales Tax Audit – An Insider’s View

Join Carla Yrjanson, VP of Tax Research & Content, and former state auditor, on Thursday, September 20th, 2012 at 10AM PT (1PM ET) for this 30 minute session on surviving a sales tax audit and you will learn: • Statistics on the probability of you being audited this year • Survey results highlighting the average cost of penalties & … Read More

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