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Hawaii Considers Taxing Soda

Hawaii Considers Taxing Soda

Following a state Senate Health Committee meeting with physicians regarding the health effects of sweetened beverages some officials are entertaining the idea of taxing sodas. State Governor Neil Abercrombie had proposed a tax early in 2011 that would have levied a 25 cent fee on containers larger than 12 ounces and a 10 cent fee on smaller containers, … Read More

Latest Version of Reporting for Thomson Reuters ONESOURCE Indirect Tax Now Available

Latest Version of Reporting for Thomson Reuters ONESOURCE Indirect Tax Now Available

New York, April 5, 2011 — The Tax & Accounting business of Thomson Reuters has released ONESOURCE Indirect Tax reporting for fast, accurate, and flexible business intelligence reporting that is fully integrated with the ONESOURCE Indirect Tax global software suite. Supporting global indirect tax compliance, reconciliation, and data analysis needs, the solution also allows companies … Read More

Hawaii Pursuing OTCs for Unpaid General Excise Taxes

Hawaii Pursuing OTCs for Unpaid General Excise Taxes

The Hawaii Departments of Revenue and Attorney General are pursuing several on-line travel companies (OTCs) for $170 million in unpaid hotel occupancy taxes and general excise taxes they say these companies as a group owe the State. The companies involved include Expedia, Orbitz, Travelocity, Hotwire.com, Hotels.com, Priceline, as well as other smaller OTCs. Under both … Read More