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Kentucky Imposes State Property Tax on Motor Vehicle Inventory

Kentucky Imposes State Property Tax on Motor Vehicle Inventory

Kentucky has announced that for any motor vehicle held for sale in the inventory of a licensed motor vehicle dealer, whether or not that vehicle is titled and registered in Kentucky and whether or not ownership has been transferred to the dealer, the state shall impose a property tax of 5¢ for every $100 of … Read More

Virginia Legislators Approve Sales Tax Increase and More

Virginia Legislators Approve Sales Tax Increase and More

In an effort to raise an estimated $880 million in additional funds per year, the Virginia State Legislature has passed a bill making the following tax changes (among a few others not listed) effective July 1, 2013, pending the Governor’s approval: The state sales and use tax will increase from 5.0% to 5.3%. An additional … Read More

Nebraska Governor calls for elimination of individual income tax, including no taxation of retirement distributions

Nebraska Governor calls for elimination of individual income tax, including no taxation of retirement distributions

Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman, in his State of the State speech, proposed the elimination of the Nebraska individual income tax, including no taxation of any retirement income. His tax proposals also include elimination of Nebraska corporate income tax. As an offset, he proposes to end numerous sales tax exemptions. The key points made by the … Read More

Kentucky’s ‘Blue Ribbon Commission on Taxation’ is on the Clock

Kentucky’s ‘Blue Ribbon Commission on Taxation’ is on the Clock

Kentucky Gov. Beshear’s “Blue Ribbon Commission on Taxation” is due to deliver a finalized report of its recommendations for updating the state tax code. The Commission has held 14 hearings during the year, which included testimony from business leaders, tax experts, and other citizens. The Governor has acknowledged that passing a comprehensive tax reform within … Read More