Tax & Accounting Blog

New Law in Maine Includes an Attack on Sales Tax Cheating Software

New Law in Maine Includes an Attack on Sales Tax Cheating Software

Maine is changing its laws to create new penalties for several different legal infractions.  One of the groups targeted by the law are sales tax cheats, who use software programs known as “tax zappers.” These tax-evading software programs are installed through flash drives in order to  falsify electronic sales records, so cash-heavy businesses can under-report their total … Read More

Arizona Posts October Transaction Privilege Tax Changes

Arizona Posts October Transaction Privilege Tax Changes

 The Arizona Department of Revenue has posted Local Transaction Privilege Tax Rate Changes that will be effective in September and October of 2012.  These changes will be in Wickensburg, Buckeye and Williams.  For more information please proceed to the following website:   http://www.azdor.gov/Portals/0/TPTRates/TPT%20Tax%20Changes%20092012.pdfRead More

Overriding Veto Could Effect 122 Thousand Vehicle Sales

Overriding Veto Could Effect 122 Thousand Vehicle Sales

Jay Nixon, Governor of Missouri, says that more than 120,000 Missouri residents could face a retroactive tax if legislators override his veto of a bill related to local taxes on out of state vehicle purchases.  Nixon released this information in a letter sent out Monday to Missouri legislators, who convene 12 September 2012 to consider … Read More