State and Local Tax News

New York State and Local Tax Updates May 2019

Property Tax Bill Challenge Deadline: May 28 May 15, 2019 Not so fast, said the New York State Tax Department, Criminal Investigation Division. On March 1, 2019, a New York taxpayer was arrested and faces charges that she falsified her tax returns. In March 2018, she first filed a return showing wages of $7,500 and…

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California State and Local Tax Updates May 2019

Retailers selling to California residents must collect sales tax May 22, 2019 Attention, retailers selling to California residents: Due to the 2018 U.S. Supreme Court decision (South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc.), retailers that lack a physical presence in a state but do have “substantial nexus” there must collect sales tax. Each state is able to…

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Ohio State and Local Tax Updates April 2019

Attention: Q1 2019 CAT Tax Due 5/10/19 April 24, 2019 Attention, businesses: The Ohio Department of Taxation reminds taxpayers that the first quarter 2019 commercial activity tax (CAT) return is due on 5/10/19. Taxpayers must file and pay the CAT electronically via the OH Business Gateway at The department suggests that taxpayers begin filing…

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Georgia State and Local Tax Updates April 2019

Georgia Tax Center makes filing and paying taxes easier April 24, 2019 Let’s face it: Filing and paying taxes is a necessary chore. The state of Georgia has made completing the job easier via the Georgia Tax Center. This online information resource allows Georgia residents to file and pay a variety of taxes and fees, including…

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Illinois State and Local Tax Updates April 2019

Illinois Dept. of Revenue launches MyLocalTax April 24, 2019 The Illinois Dept. of Revenue (IDOR) is launching a new Web-based service called MyLocalTax on 6/3/19. Users can access MyLocalTax to verify tax locations, view and print prior correspondence, request and receive reports, submit inquiries, and request updates to accounts. Users may include clerks, treasurers, and…

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