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Poll Finds Decrease in Overall Tax Collections for Many Cities in 2011

Poll Finds Decrease in Overall Tax Collections for Many Cities in 2011

According to a poll conducted by the National League of Cities which polled finance officers of cities with populations greater than 10,000, sales tax collections are expected to remain flat in 2011 after an 8.4 percent decline in 2010.  Income taxes and property tax collections are expected to decline in 2011. The overall decrease in … Read More

Quebec Updates QST and GST/HST Documents

Quebec Updates QST and GST/HST Documents

In recent months Revenu Quebec has updated several of its guidance documents relating to QST and GST/HST. A complete listing of the updated documents including documents relating to other tax types can be found here: New Publications Some highlights include the following helpful materials: General Information Concerning the QST and the GST/HST (Read More

Sales Tax: California BOE Announcement of Regulatory Change

Sales Tax: California BOE Announcement of Regulatory Change

The California State Board of Equalization has announced that the recently adopted amendments to Sales and Use Tax Regulations 1533.2, Diesel Fuel Used in Farming Activities or Food Processing, and 1598, Motor Vehicle and Aircraft Fuels, were approved by the Office of Administrative Law on September 26, 2011, and filed with the Secretary of State. The … Read More