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Santa Cruz Approves Hotel Tax Increase

Santa Cruz Approves Hotel Tax Increase

                                                  The Santa Cruz City Council voted in favor of increasing local lodging taxes on Tuesday, July 24th. The council approved a measure that will ask voters to increase the city’s transient occupancy tax from 10 to 11 percent on the November 6th voter’s ballot.  Hotel owners endorsed the one percent increase, with a promise … Read More

Thomson Reuters Releases Latest Version of ONESOURCE Indirect Tax Global Software Suite

Thomson Reuters Releases Latest Version of ONESOURCE Indirect Tax Global Software Suite

New York, July 12, 2012 – Thomson Reuters today announced the latest release of the ONESOURCE Indirect Tax global software suite.  Designed to help global companies deal with thousands of indirect tax and value added tax changes a year, the latest release leverages a company’s existing systems, while increasing the speed and accuracy of the … Read More

Nevada Tax Commission Applies Sales Tax Complimentary Meals

Nevada Tax Commission Applies Sales Tax Complimentary Meals

Monday, 25 June 2012, The Nevada Tax Commission voted 5-2 to require sales taxes to be applied to complimentary meals for hotels and restaurants’ guests and employees.  This ruling will be applied retroactively, applying to each complimentary meal since 15 February 2012. These businesses are obligated to pay their first bill by 31 July 2012 … Read More

California State Board of Equalization Explains Fuel Tax Changes

California State Board of Equalization Explains Fuel Tax Changes

                                California has posted a special notice to explain changes in taxes applicable to retail sales and purchases of diesel fuel. Effective 1 July 2012, the state sales and use tax rate and excise tax rate on retail sales and purchases of diesel fuel will change. The excise tax will decrease to 10 cents  per gallon and the … Read More