Get Ready for New Changes to Sales and Use Tax in 2017

Posted by Avalara

January 18, 2017 | 10:30 AM

In 2017, when it comes to sales tax, states are taking stances on everything from soda to streaming content, tobacco to tampons. The New Year will also bring renewed efforts by states to implement internet sales taxes and continue the legal battle to overturn existing legislation.

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Topics: Avalara, Sales tax

2017 Sales Tax Changes Take Effect January 1

Posted by Avalara

December 21, 2016 | 10:30 AM

Sales tax doesn’t often make headlines, but soda taxes, marijuana sales, tampon exemptions, and online sales tax did in 2016. That trend is likely to continue in 2017. The New Year will bring new taxes, new exemptions, and renewed efforts by states to implement internet sales taxes. It will also bring plenty of the usual suspects, like sales and use tax rate changes. Read on for some of 2017’s most newsworthy sales and use tax changes. 

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What's New with SaaS?

Posted by Avalara

September 19, 2016 | 10:30 AM

It’s been said that by 2020, most aspects of our lives will be connected. We’re talking about the internet of things (IoT), of connecting coffee makers, lamps, ovens, refrigerators, wearable devices, you name it. Back in 2014, Forbes observed that “anything that can be connected, will be connected,” and that’s swiftly becoming reality.

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Drones: Filling Our Airspace With Taxing Issues

Posted by Avalara

August 31, 2016 | 10:30 AM

If you follow the news or have seen Eye in the Sky, you know Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs — or drones) are being used by the military overseas. But drones aren’t only for spying and dropping bombs on enemy territory: they’re also used in disaster response, film production and photography, real estate, and the energy and mining sector. Farmers use them for agricultural purposes, Homeland Security uses them to patrol the border and support law enforcement, and nocturnal hunters use them to send feral pigs to hog heaven.

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Do Sales Tax Holidays Affect Consumer Behavior?

Posted by Avalara

August 17, 2016 | 10:44 AM

Savvy shoppers know the value of everyday commodities, from the food they eat to the clothing they need and other essentials. They’ve comparison shopped enough to know the reasonable cost of products, and price point is always top of mind. Not everyone approaches shopping this way, but most people appreciate a bargain (does anyone not?). This is one of the main reasons sales exist. 

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Sales Tax Holiday 2016

Posted by Lindsey Mink

August 3, 2016 | 10:30 AM

Get ready, Ohioans, because our favorite weekend is on the horizon: back-to-school tax-free weekend. It's the perfect time to start or finish any school shopping, and this year the Briteskies team has you covered with all things tax-free weekend.  

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Happy Fiscal New Year: July 2016 Sales Tax Changes

Posted by Avalara

July 18, 2016 | 10:30 AM

"To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often." – Winston Churchill 

Following Churchill’s logic, sales tax rates, rules, and regulations must be the very embodiment of perfection. Boy, do they change.

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The Fine Art of Sales Tax, and Vice Versa

Posted by Avalara

July 6, 2016 | 10:30 AM

In 2015, fine art sales amounted to a whopping $63.8 billion. While this is nearly 5 billion dollars less than the art market’s all-time high in 2014, visual art is still a big business. 

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Topics: Avalara, Sales tax

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