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Alabama Governor Offers Another Sales Tax Holiday

Alabama Governor Offers Another Sales Tax Holiday

Governor Bailey, of Alabama, has proposed a possible sales tax holiday similar to Louisiana’s “Hurricane Preparedness” holiday, during which time supplies such as weather radios, flashlights, generators, and other weather disaster related supplies are exempt from sales tax.  This holiday would work much like the annual August Back-to-School holiday in Alabama, in which the state … Read More

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Qatar Considering a VAT

Qatar is considering introducing a value added tax in the near future. The General Secretariat of Development Planning (GSDP), in its recently released report entitled ‘Qatar Economic Outlook 2011-12’, said that although Qatar’s overall fiscal balance has been in surplus during the past few fiscal years, the balance on the  non-hydrocarbon account has been in … Read More