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Quebec Updates QST and GST/HST Documents

Quebec Updates QST and GST/HST Documents

In recent months Revenu Quebec has updated several of its guidance documents relating to QST and GST/HST. A complete listing of the updated documents including documents relating to other tax types can be found here: New Publications Some highlights include the following helpful materials: General Information Concerning the QST and the GST/HST (Read More

Kansas Issues Guidance on Sales Tax on Telecommunications Services

Kansas Issues Guidance on Sales Tax on Telecommunications Services

On September 19th the Kansas DOR issued INFORMATION GUIDE EDU-65 Sales Taxation and Sourcing of Telecommunications Services. The Kansas sales tax is imposed on a telecommunications service provider’s gross receipts from retail sales of “intrastate, interstate or international telecommunications services and any ancillary services sourced to this state,” with a few exceptions. This … Read More

Sales Tax: New York Looking to Add a Little Sparkle to Revenues

Sales Tax: New York Looking to Add a Little Sparkle to Revenues

New York is currently one of only four states where fireworks are illegal. However a little-noticed bill approved by the State Legislature in the final days of this year’s session would legalize sparklers and similar types of small fireworks everywhere in the state except in New York City.  If approved by the Governor the state … Read More

Main Street Fairness Act Introduced in The Michigan Legislature

Main Street Fairness Act Introduced in The Michigan Legislature

Legislation was introduced on Tuesday by Michigan State Representatives Kowall and Ananich that would close a legal loophole that allows retailers such as Amazon to sell products online to Michigan residents without collecting state tax. The bill known as the Michigan Main Street Fairness Act is based on similar laws passed in other states and would expand … Read More