Tax & Accounting Blog

Louisiana Legislature Reinstates Suspended Sales Tax Exemptions

Louisiana Legislature Reinstates Suspended Sales Tax Exemptions

Earlier this year, the Louisiana State Legislature held an extraordinary session to address their state’s looming budget shortfall. To produce badly needed revenue, the state suspended its complicated array of sales tax exclusions and exemptions, temporarily replacing them with a much shorter list of products and services not subject to tax. However, Gov. John … Read More

Better know a Tribal Tax: San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation, Arizona

Better know a Tribal Tax: San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation, Arizona

This is the initial installment of a series of blog posts intended to familiarize the reader with some unique tribal areas supported by Onesource. This post covers one of the more recent tribal areas now supported by Onesource, the San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation in Arizona. We added the San Carlos Apache authority in our … Read More

Texas Special District Tax Falls Victim to Its Own Complexity

Texas Special District Tax Falls Victim to Its Own Complexity

As comedian John Oliver recently observed (note: clip contains explicit language), America has an astounding number of special taxing jurisdictions (also known as special districts). There are about 40,000 such districts, which are used to fund things like fire departments, libraries, and mass-transit systems. Special districts have boundaries that don’t conform to existing geopolitical … Read More

Celebrating Small Business Week: Using Technology to Drive Local Businesses

Celebrating Small Business Week: Using Technology to Drive Local Businesses

Small business owners go into business for all sorts of reasons. They may see an open opportunity in a market they know well, or they may want to work for themselves and have the freedom to do things their own way. They create businesses they’re passionate about, which in turn shape the character of towns … Read More