Tax & Accounting Blog

European Commission Issues Economic Policy Recommendations

The European Commission released policy recommendations on Monday June 2, 2014  for 26 EU member states. The recommendations are designed to strengthen the economic recovery of the last year, and include country-specific recommendations. The Commission identifies areas of progress including an expectation that all EU economies will grow in 2015, an overall improvement in public finances … Read More

New Government, New GST Discussions

Blog June 3, 2014

Narendra Modi’s government is less than a week old, but it is trying to move on the India’s long delayed Goods and Services Tax (GST). The new Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley, wants to expedite the CST compensation to the states to bring them to the back to the negotiating table to the GST going. Source: … Read More

Calculating Sales Tax on Mobile Food Vendors is not a Dessert Truck Piece of Cake

Calculating Sales Tax on Mobile Food Vendors is not a Dessert Truck Piece of Cake

The California Board of Equalization recently issued Publication 287  which discusses Mobile Food Vendors.  Reviewing the publication reminds me how challenging sales and use tax administration can be for a mobile vendor. The sales tax rate to be charged is based on the location where the sale is made.  This can be challenging … Read More