Posts Tagged ‘sales taxes’

Tuesday Tax Tip: Sales Taxes Are Due -Even on Internet Purchases

Last year, a 1992 sales tax regulation was overturned, allowing states to decide whether they wanted to collect sales taxes from online purchases.  The 2018 ruling caused e-commerce company share prices to temporarily tumble.  Most online retailers, such as Amazon, have already been paying state sales taxes for years, but other online vendors, even large…

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Sales Tax Rates in Major Cities, Midyear 2019

 Key Findings There are over 11,000 sales tax jurisdictions in the United States, with widely varying rates. Among major cities, Chicago, Illinois and Long Beach and Glendale, California impose the highest combined state and local sales tax rates, at 10.25 percent. Three cities follow with combined rates of 10 percent or higher: Tacoma (10.2 percent)…

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