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New Jersey Updates SST Sales & Use Tax Matrix

New Jersey Updates SST Sales & Use Tax Matrix

New Jersey has updated its SST taxablility matrix effective November 2010. Optional maintenance contracts for prewritten software that only provide for support services was updated to indicate that it is 100% exempt rather than 100% taxable. The revised matrix also clarifies that nontaxable support services means services such as training, help desk, on-line, or telephone … Read More

Ohio Submits Revised SST Matrix

Ohio Submits Revised SST Matrix

Ohio submitted a revised taxability matrix on November 15th to the SST Governing Board for approval. The revisions include the following exemptions: optional maintenance contracts on prewritten software that include only services international, interstate and intrastate 900 services The matrix, which has an effective date of August 1, 2010, can be viewed on the SST’s website at: www.streamlinedsalestax.org/uploads/downloads/State%20Compliance/Ohio/2010/Ohio%202010%20Taxability%20Matrix%2011_15_10%20revisions.pdfRead More

Emergency Relief Available to Those Affected by the Roseville Fire

Those people affected by the 21 October 2010 Roseville, California Fire are eligible for a 1 month extension to file or pay the qualifying taxes administered by the State Board of Equalization. These taxes include: sales and use tax; alcoholic beverage tax; cigarette and tobacco products tax; energy resources surcharge; emergency telephone users surcharge; natural … Read More

Streamlined Sales Tax Updates: Oklahoma and Vermont

Oklahoma and Vermont have both issued revisions to their taxability matrices updated October 14th and 11th respectively. The matrix for both states can be found on the Streamlined Sales Tax website. The changes are as follows: Oklahoma dental prostheses with a prescription and dental prosthesis without a prescription as exempt rather than taxable. Vermont direct … Read More

E-Filing Replaces Spreadsheet Filing in Colorado

Submitted by Guest Writer: Doreen JessephEffective October 1, 2010, multiple location sales and use tax filers in Colorado who currently use spreadsheets to file their sales tax must choose a different filing method beginning with the September 2010 filing period. “Spreadsheet filers” must choose to file with an approved vendor, create their own XML file … Read More