Tax & Accounting Blog

Missouri Announces April 2016 New Quarterly Districts

Missouri Announces April 2016 New Quarterly Districts

Blog, Indirect Tax, ONESOURCE February 23, 2016

Four times a year, on a quarterly basis, Missouri Department of Revenue announces a new batch of local taxing jurisdictions.  “Community Improvement Districts” and “Transportation Development Districts” tax areas, which are the most common by far, are typically quite small in size, often ranging from just one business address to a handful in a single … Read More

Congress Passes Permanent Internet Tax Freedom

Congress Passes Permanent Internet Tax Freedom

  After extending the moratorium on internet taxation multiple times, congress has finally voted to make the ban on state and local taxation of internet access permanent. See H.R. 644 – Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015. The moratorium was originally signed into law in 1998 with a grandfather clause allowing several … Read More

Annexations Can Be Divisive Amongst Local Residents

Annexations Can Be Divisive Amongst Local Residents

Blog, Indirect Tax, ONESOURCE February 22, 2016

Everyday throughout the country many communities are in discussions over annexing nearby parcels of land or unincorporated towns and holding council meetings on a regular basis.  However, it is not always a lock that residents of such places wish to be annexed into neighboring cities.  Although access to public services may be a perk to some, paying new local … Read More