State and Local Tax News

Ohio State and Local Tax Updates August 2020

Ohio revises sales tax sourcing requirements The Ohio Dept. of Taxation has revised its sales tax sourcing requirements. Marketplace facilitators must now source the sales they facilitate to the location where the consumer receives the property or service. This rule doesn’t apply to the sales of titled motor vehicles, titled watercraft, or titled outboard motors….

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Georgia State and Local Tax Updates August 2020

Georgia FRC develops tool to view sales tax distribution changes year over year Georgia State University’s Fiscal Research Center (FRC) has developed an online interactive data tool that allows users to view year-over-year changes in sales tax distributions at the county, regional or state level from January 2016 through June 2020. The data shows that…

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Michigan State and Local Tax Updates August 2020

Michigan updates MRE filing requirement Michigan updates filing requirement and payment information for the Marihuana Retailers Excise (MRE) tax. Among other things, marihuana sellers are required to file a quarterly return (Form 5676, Marihuana Retailers Excise Tax Quarterly) separate from a sales tax return. These filings are due the 20th of the month following the…

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Illinois State and Local Tax Updates August 2020

Illinois DoR advises on cigarette tax stamp orders The Illinois Dept. of Revenue is advising licensed tobacco distributors that cigarette tax stamp orders must be made through the “MyTax Illinois” website or the U.S. postal service. The tax stamps will be shipped to the address that the distributor indicates using its Federal Express or UPS…

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Pennsylvania State and Local Tax Updates August 2020

New tax payment plans offered to some Philadelphia businesses The city’s Dept. of Revenue (DOR) seeks to assist businesses that were tax compliant before the pandemic struck. Taxpayers can use the new “Business Recovery Payment Agreement,” if they are struggling to pay business taxes due after March 1, 2020, and don’t owe taxes before that…

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