An Indiana Tax Court released a ruling upholding a taxpayer’s refund claims. Case 20T-TA-00017 was an appeal brought by the Indiana Finance Financial Corp in relation to the denial of sales tax refund claims in 2017 and 2018.
The Alabama Tax Tribunal ruled against a taxpayer\’s audit appeal and affirmed both the Department of Revenue\’s assessment of additional tax due and the fraud penalty that was assessed on the basis of the taxpayer\’s underreporting of sales and inconsistent records.
On May 4, 2023, Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed legislation that creates an exemption from the state’s 27-cent Retail Delivery Fee (RDF) for businesses with retail sales of $500,000 or less in the prior calendar year.
Effective July 1, 2023, Mississippi has enacted a sales tax exemption for sales of coins, currency and bullion. “Bullion” means a bar, ingot, or coin: Manufactured, in whole or in part, of gold, silver, platinum, or palladium; That was or…
A North Carolina taxpayer who is an affiliate of original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) does not meet the definition of a “marketplace facilitator” per a private letter ruling from the North Carolina Department of Revenue.
The Colorado General Assembly has enacted House Bill 21-1162, which impacts in-state retailers, including retail food establishments, who provide single use bags to customers at the point of sale. This bill is attempting to significantly reduce the use of single use plastics due to the harm they can have on the environment.
The Washington Superior Court, King County, has dismissed a class action suit brought against multiple grocery chains. The claim alleged that the grocery stores in question improperly collected tax on transactions that should have qualified as exempt sales of food and food ingredients.
The California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District released a decision on January 9,2023, confirming the CDTFA had the legal discretion to hold third party sellers responsible for the sales tax due on sales made through Amazon.
On December 21, 2022, the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Decision determined that Eric Burnham, the defendant in the case New Jersey v. Burnham, was incorrectly charged due to the inclusion of sales tax while determining retail value of the stolen merchandise.
The Colorado Retail Delivery Fee generated a great deal of confusion, frustration, and irritation for in-state and out-of-state retailers, sales tax professionals, and tax software companies during the race to be ready for the fee which was effective July 1, 2022.