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2011-07-29 14:32:00

SEATTLE, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FedTax(R) joins its TaxCloud(R) merchants in applauding Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Representative John Conyers (D-MI) for introducing the Main Street Fairness Act in both chambers of Congress. The Main Street Fairness Act will allow states that have simplified their sales tax laws to require all retailers to collect existing sales taxes. Not only does this bill help small businesses by offering states an incentive to simplify their sales tax...

2011-07-28 17:14:00

RIVERWOODS, Ill., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As the days draw closer to another school year, shoppers in 16 states can expect sales tax breaks on the purchase of various school-related goods in upcoming weeks, according to CCH, a Wolters Kluwer business and a leading global provider of tax, accounting and audit information, software and services (CCHGroup.com). States holding these "tax holidays" allow back-to-school items such as clothing, footwear, school supplies, computers and...

2011-07-22 08:26:00

SEATTLE, July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FedTax® announced today that it joins its TaxCloud® merchants in urging Congress to enact the Main Street Fairness Act (MSFA). The MSFA will authorize states that have simplified their sales tax systems to require online retailers to collect sales tax. Simplification and standardization of sales tax laws will benefit all retailers, and the MSFA will encourage states to follow-through with such simplification. As...

2011-07-21 10:47:00

New refund program simplifies tax refunds for international visitors DFW AIRPORT, Texas, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- International visitors who shop in Texas are now able to collect sales tax refunds in cash at DFW International Airport, prior to returning home. TaxFree Shopping, Ltd. has launched a new "Instant Cash" program which provides travelers with immediate cash refunds for state sales taxes. Refunds can be obtained at the TaxFree Shopping kiosk location in the North...

2011-06-06 17:10:00

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week the California state Assembly passed AB155, a bill designed to close a tax loophole enjoyed by consumers and online retailers for decades. If AB155 passes into law, it will mean items bought online in California from many out-of-state e-retailers will be subject to the same sales tax as items purchased from retailers located in California. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101109/SHOPATRONLOGO) It's a familiar...

2011-05-13 10:56:00

Press Release from the House GOP Caucus, May 9, 2011: Bradley County Conservative Comes Out Strongly in Defense of Amazon and Jobs for Tennesseans, State Must Not Go Back on Promises Made NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the recent news that a few legislators are considering a bill that would force the company Amazon to pay State sales taxes in Tennessee, Representative Eric Watson (R-Cleveland) vowed to fight the ill-conceived plan that could potentially hurt...

2011-05-12 11:51:00

Despite Bezos' Claims, Technology Has Made Sales Tax Collection Very Simple ARLINGTON, Va., May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Alliance for Main Street Fairness: Dear Mr. Bezos, We noticed a comment you made recently in a news report published by Reuters and wanted to offer some assistance. In the article you are quoted as saying, "The sales tax collection is very complicated." ("Amazon Could Cut Ties In More States Over Tax Dispute,"...

2011-04-26 09:32:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Natural gas drillers claim they have paid hundreds of millions of dollars in Pennsylvania taxes, but data from the state Department of Revenue tell a different story, according to a report from the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center. Of the 783 companies to file corporate net income tax returns in 2008, 85% paid nothing in taxes. Many other drillers, including nine of the top 10 permit holders in the Marcellus Shale, structure...

2011-03-23 09:49:00

Income Tax Revenue Down 4 Percent, Corporate Tax Revenue Down 7 Percent WASHINGTON, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State government tax collections decreased $14.3 billion to $704.6 billion in fiscal year 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau reported today. There was a $65.8 billion decrease in 2009. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) These new data come from the 2010 Annual Survey of State Government Tax Collections, which contains annual statistics on...

2011-03-21 10:35:00

RESTON, Va., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Official Payments Corp., a leading provider of electronic payment solutions, wants to remind Florida property owners that the property tax due date is Thursday, March 31. Those who own property in Duval, Hillsborough and Orange counties may pay online through www.OfficialPayments.com. "Residents in Duval, Hillsborough and Orange counties can use a credit or debit card to pay their property taxes online at www.OfficialPayments.com by 11:59 p.m....


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