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ARIZONA GOVERNOR ASSEMBLES A TASK FORCE TO SIMPLIFY TRANSACTION PRIVILEGE TAX

ARIZONA GOVERNOR ASSEMBLES A TASK FORCE TO SIMPLIFY TRANSACTION PRIVILEGE TAX

The new task force in Arizona, assembled to simplify the state’s Transaction Privilege Tax, is holding a public meeting 21 August 2012. The Privilege Tax Simplification Task Force and to the general public that the Task Force will may vote to go into Executive Session, which would not be open to the public, for legal advice concerning … Read More

Some Californians Spend Big Online Before New Sales Tax Begins

Some Californians Spend Big Online Before New Sales Tax Begins

Amazon.com and other Internet retailers will begin collecting sales and use tax on purchases by California residents beginning Saturday 8 September 2012. Seeing the tax increase coming, many tech-savvy consumers are trying to cram in some last-minute tax-free shopping.  Depending on where they live, Californians pay 7.25 to 9.75 percent in sales taxes, making these tax savings … Read More

Small Business Owners Appreciate the Second Amendment Sales Tax Holiday

Small Business Owners Appreciate the Second Amendment Sales Tax Holiday

Business was booming at several hunting supply and gun stores throughout Louisiana this weekend. This boom can be largely explained by a sales tax exemption on hunting goods, like shotguns, rifles, ammunition and hunting accessories just before hunting season. Local business owners and managers, like Tara Harris, store director of Academy Sports & Outdoors have given … Read More