Regulatory Analysis


 
Posted August 10, 2022 by Bradley Feimer
Denver Exempts Incontinence and Diaper Products Effective October 1, 2022

Effective October 1, 2022, Denver, Colorado ordinance 22-0577 provides an exemption for incontinence products and diapers from sales and use tax. The ordinance defines, “incontinence products and diapers” to mean an adsorbent cloth or disposable product worn by humans. Further legislative details may be found here.

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Posted August 10, 2022 by Bradley Feimer
Indiana Exempts Children’s Diapers from Gross Receipts Tax Effective August 5, 2022

On August 5, 2022, Indiana Governor Holcomb signed Senate Bill 2 providing upon passage an exemption for children’s diapers from the state’s gross receipts tax. “Children’s Diapers” is defined as disposable or reusable diapers marketed to be worn by children. Further information concerning the bill can be found here.

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Posted July 11, 2022 by David Armas
New Jersey Establishes New Sales Tax Holiday

New Jersey recently passed Act 1522 establishing a new annual ten-day sales tax holiday for sales of school supplies and sport or recreational equipment. The holiday will run from the ninth day preceding the first Monday in September to that Monday each year. For 2022 that period is August 27 to September 5. The exemption […]

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Posted June 22, 2022 by Bradley Feimer
Ohio Marketplace Information Disclosures for Third-Party Sellers

Effective July 6, 2022, OH SB 272, establishes mandatory disclosures by high-volume third-party sellers using online marketplaces. “High-volume third-party sellers” must disclose to a marketplace the seller’s bank account number, contact information, and tax identification number. A high-volume third-party seller is a participant on an online marketplace’s platform that is a third party seller which […]

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Posted June 10, 2022 by Robert Beck
Maine Releases Updates to Tax Registration and Application Documents

Maine recently released updates to several documents for business registration and withholding. These documents include Form 941BN-ME, ME-21, the Business Change Notification; the Registration Application for Withholding and other taxes; and Form EFT, the Electronic Funds Transfer Application. Few changes were made across the three forms, none of them substantive. Most changes to the documents […]

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Posted May 31, 2022 by David Armas
New Dates Announced for Puerto Rico Hurricane Season Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday

The Secretary of the Treasury of Puerto Rico announced in a press release dated May 25, 2022, that the dates of the newly enacted hurricane preparedness sales tax holiday will be moved to give businesses more time to comply. The holiday that was originally scheduled for May 27-29, 2022, will now take place June 17-19, […]

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Posted May 13, 2022 by Alexander Dunn
Florida Approves Numerous New Exemption Periods

5/12/2022 Florida Governor Ron DeSantis recently signed Florida HB 7071. As part of this legislation, Florida has enacted five new tax exemption periods starting in 2022. Children’s Books – May 14, 2022 to August 14, 2022. Children’s Diapers and Baby/Toddlers Clothing – July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023. Energy Star Appliances – July 1, 2022 […]

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Posted May 13, 2022 by Alexander Dunn
Florida Enacts Back to School and Trade Worker Tools Sales Tax Holidays

5/12/2022 Florida Governor Ron  DeSantis recently signed Florida HB 7071. As part of this legislation, Florida has approved tax holidays for back-to-school and tools used by trade workers. The Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday will be held between July 25, 2022 and August 7, 2022, giving shoppers the opportunity to purchase clothing, wallets, bags, school supplies, […]

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Posted May 13, 2022 by Bradley Feimer
Aurora, Colorado Exempts Diaper Products Effective July 1, 2022

On April 11, 2022 the City Council of Aurora, Colorado passed an ordinance exempting the storage, use, and consumption of diapers beginning July 1, 2022. This exemption will apply to children diapers and adult related products as diapers is defined as, “an absorbent garment worn by humans who are incapable of, or have difficulty, controlling […]

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Posted May 13, 2022 by Bradley Feimer
Indiana Electronic Cigarette Tax Effective July 1, 2022

5/12/2022 Indiana recently enacted HB 1001 (2021) and SB 382 (2022). This legislation will impose an electronic cigarette tax effective July 1, 2022. The electronic cigarette tax is levied at a rate of 15% on the retail sale of vapor products and open system consumable material. For closed system vapor cartridges, the excise tax is […]

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Posted May 13, 2022 by Bradley Feimer
Puerto Rico Establishes Hurricane Season Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday

5/12/2022 Puerto Rico recently approved H.R. Bill 478 (2021) establishing a new sales tax holiday for hurricane preparedness. This new holiday will occur every year during the last Friday, Saturday and Sunday of May. Items such as batteries, water, nonperishable food, storm preparedness supplies, and certain emergency supplies will be exempt during the holiday period. […]

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Posted May 13, 2022 by Alexander Dunn
Florida Enacts Disaster Preparedness and Freedom Week Sales Tax Holidays

5/12/2022 Florida Governor Ron  DeSantis recently signed Florida HB 7071. As part of this legislation, Florida has approved tax holidays for disaster preparedness and tax freedom week. The Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday will be held between May 28, 2022 and June 10, 2022, giving shoppers the opportunity to purchase certain disaster and emergency supplies […]

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Posted April 27, 2022 by Radhika Akhil
Nebraska Passes Bill to Exempt Feminine Hygiene Products

On April 20, 2022, Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts signed LB 984 into law. As part of the new law, feminine hygiene products will be exempted effective October 1, 2022. Feminine hygiene products are defined as “tampons, panty liners, menstrual cups, sanitary napkins, and other similar tangible personal property designed for feminine hygiene in connection with […]

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Posted April 15, 2022 by David Armas
Kentucky Legislature Overrides Tax Bill Veto

On April 13, 2022, the Kentucky legislature voted to override a gubernatorial veto to enact House Bill 8 which provides for a reduction of the individual income tax rate and an expansion of sales and use taxes with an effective date of January 1, 2023. The new law reduces the individual income tax rate to […]

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Posted April 12, 2022 by Erik Wallin
Kentucky Sales and Use Tax Bill Vetoed

On April 8, 2022, Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear vetoed House Bill 8 which would have provided for a reduction of the individual income rate and an expansion of sales and use taxes. The legislature can still override the veto by a majority vote of both houses, which are adjourned until April 13, 2022. If passed, the […]

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Posted April 8, 2022 by Bradley Feimer
Maryland Exempts Various Products from Sales Tax

Beginning July 1, 2022, various products related to infant care, personal hygiene, and medical care will be exempt from sales tax in the state of Maryland. Specifically, Governor Hogan signed eight bills providing sales tax exemptions for items such as diapers, toothbrushes, certain masks, baby wipes, as well as blood pressure monitors. The enacted bills […]

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Posted March 23, 2022 by Bradley Feimer
Colorado Establishes Marketplace Information Disclosures for Third-Party Sellers

On March 17, 2022, Colorado Governor Jared Polis signed CO 1099 establishing mandatory disclosures by high-volume third-party sellers using online marketplaces. Effective January 1, 2023, “high-volume third-party sellers” must disclose to a marketplace the seller’s bank account number, contact information, and tax identification number. A high-volume third-party seller is a seller that in any continuous […]

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Posted February 7, 2022 by Bradley Feimer
Maryland Clarifies Exemption Applicable to Covid Related Products

2/4/2022 Maryland recently published an updated List of Tangible Personal Property and Services Subject to Sales Tax. The guidance clarifies that sales of respirators such as KN95 and N95 masks and infectious drug tests including covid tests are exempt products that fall under the state’s disposable medical supplies sales tax exemption. To review the full […]

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