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Contributing author and all things POS guru William English steps you through the process of making changes in your tax rates when using QuickBooks Point-of-Sale Desktop software. more

Dec 30, 2016 12:05 AM Payroll and Merchant Services

In this installment of Joe's Master Tips, we examine how to adjust Sales Tax Payable by Sales Tax Item. more

Mar 10, 2016 10:19 PM General Ledger 2 Comments

In this final installment of Sales Tax Tuesday we look at the 'Final 5: those states without any 'state-wide' sales or use tax. more

Dec 29, 2015 12:02 AM Tax and Practice Management

While it is not a state, Washington, D.C. makes use of ‘Sales Tax’ in the same fashion the states we have studied use their Sales Tax, general government operations. more

Dec 21, 2015 10:24 PM Tax and Practice Management

While "everything maybe bigger" in Texas (as the saying goes) that doesn't really apply to Sales Tax since their sales taxes are 'on par' if not lower than many other jurisdictions, still the same it does have some funny tax rules and regulations. more

Dec 14, 2015 9:18 PM Tax and Practice Management

You can't let the cold confuse your sales tax computations with rates that vary by jurisdiction and products. more

Nov 23, 2015 8:56 PM Tax and Practice Management

West Virginia’s state sales tax rate is 6%, but total sales taxes, including local rates, can be as high as 7% because 16 municipalities levy a local sales tax on top of the state rate. more

Nov 16, 2015 8:15 PM Tax and Practice Management

The Hoosier state has a state-wide sales tax as well as a great basketball team. And it is home to life changing sugar cubes too, even if they do have some odd behavior when it comes to marshmallow. more

Nov 9, 2015 10:51 PM Tax and Practice Management

New York is no light weight when it comes to sales taxes, while it's rates are not 'out of the ball park', the state does collect more sales tax on an on-going basis than just about any other state in the United States. more

Nov 3, 2015 12:23 AM Tax and Practice Management

Sales Tax Tuesday from Insightful Accountant and Avalara gives you an inside look at the various taxes found in the United States on a state by state basis. This week we look at the Bluegrass State. more

Oct 5, 2015 7:36 PM Tax and Practice Management

New Jersey has more diners and shopping malls per capita than anywhere else in the world, of course they are an important source of Sales Tax revenues for New Jersey which has a state wide sales tax rate of 7%. more

Sep 21, 2015 9:45 PM Tax and Practice Management

Maryland is home to one of the greatest things on the planet, 'the Maryland Crab Cake', and only 6% sales tax. You can hardly beat that. Alright, Baltimore and Annapolis and a lot more too, but let's hear it for 'Maryland crab cakes' everyone. more

Sep 14, 2015 3:47 PM Tax and Practice Management 1 Comments

Known as the car capital of the world, Michigan’s state sales tax rate is 6%. There are no local option sales taxes. more

Sep 7, 2015 3:08 PM Tax and Practice Management

Some say America's quest for independence began with the Boston Tea Party which was a 'tax revolt', but today the state only has a State sales tax of 6.25% and there are no local sales. more

Aug 3, 2015 9:08 PM Tax and Practice Management

From Diamonds in the rough, to Rainbow trout, from Hot Springs to pristine rivers, Arkansas truly is "the Natural State." more

Jul 28, 2015 12:26 AM Tax and Practice Management

OOOOOOOOOOOOklahoma, where the wind comes sweeping down the plain...and that wind is just about the only thing not subject to Sales Tax in the state. Of course, if you turn that wind into electricity, you will pay Sales Tax on that. more

Jul 20, 2015 9:13 PM Tax and Practice Management 1 Comments

I seriously doubt that Al Capone ever bothered to collect ‘sales tax’ on his bootlegged Canadian whiskey. more

Jul 13, 2015 11:25 PM Tax and Practice Management

How many ways can an 'ice cream cake' be or not be subject to sales tax? Well in Wisconsin the answer is almost more ways than we can count. more

Jul 6, 2015 10:37 PM Tax and Practice Management

With July 4 coming up, it’s appropriate to profile the state where Independence was born. more

Jun 29, 2015 8:05 PM Tax and Practice Management

Utah has a base sales tax rate of 4.7% with cities and counties levying additional local sales taxes that vary by location. more

Jun 23, 2015 7:12 AM Tax and Practice Management

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