Tax & Accounting Blog

Californians to Vote on Record Number of Revenue Measures

Californians to Vote on Record Number of Revenue Measures

While the 2016 Presidential Contest is receiving the most attention on the airwaves, Californians will cast their ballots on a whopping $32 Billion of proposed revenue measures. There are presently 427 revenue measures scheduled to appear on the November, 8 Ballots, breaking the previous record of 268 measures in the 2014 mid-term election. … Read More

Governor Cuomo Signs Bill to Repeal Feminine Hygiene Tax; Governor Brown Vetoes Bills to Eliminate Tax on Feminine Hygiene Products

Governor Cuomo Signs Bill to Repeal Feminine Hygiene Tax; Governor Brown Vetoes Bills to Eliminate Tax on Feminine Hygiene Products

Authored by Ruth Jeremiah Women all over New York are pleased to know that the tax on feminine hygiene products, such as tampons, has been repealed by Governor Cuomo. The governor signed the legislation in July, with it taking effect October, 1, 2016. “This is a regressive tax on … Read More

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