Sales & Use Tax

A Physical Presence Can Be a Factor...

Most states impose a sales tax on all in-state sales of goods and services. Although these taxes are levied on the buyer, not the seller, in many cases the se.... Read more

Information About Sales Taxes for C...

Sales taxes are taxes imposed by state and local governments on the value of local sales transactions. Currently there is no national sales tax, and some stat.... Read more

Additional Protections When You Mak...

Federal and state consumer laws protect buyers in sales transactions. Online, mail order, and door-to-door purchases are often the focus of additional legal p.... Read more

Collecting and Reporting Sales Taxe...

Forty-five states impose sales tax on all purchases, including online sales. The five states with no sales tax are Alaska, Delaware Montana, New Hampshire, an.... Read more

Sales & Use Tax

All Same-Sex Couples Can File Joint Federal Taxes

For federal tax purposes, all same-sex couples who are legally married now will be treated the same as opposite-sex married couples, even if they live in one of the 37 states that do not recognize sam... Read more

Older Adults and Income Tax

Usually, people who retire earn less income and therefore owe less income tax. However, individuals with a generous retirement income may still owe significant taxes. If you are required to fil... Read more

New Tax Laws for 2013

At the beginning of 2013, President Obama signed the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, averting the dreaded “fiscal cliff” and making significant changes to U.S. tax law. While the top one ... Read more

Taxes When Most of Your Salary Comes from Tips

Restaurant workers rely on tips for a good part of their income. Although it may be difficult for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to figure out exactly how much you earn in cash from your satisfied... Read more

Understanding How Tax Deductions Can Help You at Tax Time

Income tax deductions are tax breaks you receive because you spent money on certain things during the tax year. Some deductions are large and some are limited. A variety of factors influence whether y... Read more

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