SALT Blawg – State and Local Tax Blog
State and Local Tax ("SALT") issues require state and local tax knowledge. Chamberlain Hrdlicka's SALT Blawg provides exactly that knowledge with news updates and commentary about state and local tax issues.
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State DOR Letters and Administrative Rulings
The Tennessee Department of Revenue rules that software configuration services are not subject to sales tax. The industrial equipment exemption does not apply as to sales tax in connection with the sale of compressed air with compressors on site. The assembly of leased equipment is subject to sales tax as services necessary to complete a sale.
In a shift, the Indiana Department of Revenue issues a statement that it will no longer impose sales tax on digital goods unless specific circumstances exist, citing the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax ...
By Paul Masters
The Texas Office of the Attorney General and Allcat have filed their briefs for the argument challenging the constitutionality of the revised Texas Franchise Tax (aka, Margin Tax) under the Bullock Amendment. In a twist, the Texas Taxpayers and Research Association ("TTARA") filed an amicus letter that sides with Texas. TTARA is an organization representing major business entities in tax matters before the Texas legislature and the tax enforcement agencies. It had a significant role in connection with the development of the legislation creating the franchise ...