August 01, 2022.
Farming for Taxes—Arkansas Clarifies Farming Machinery Exemption. A taxpayer failed to prove entitlement to the farm machinery and equipment exemption for an ATV purchased outside Arkansas. The machinery is not used exclusively and directly in the commercial production of food and fiber, and the taxpayer is not a... Read More
July 28, 2022.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has implemented a new requirements database for the import of agricultural products. The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced on July 14, 2022 the launch of their new database called “Agricultural Commodity Import Requirements” (ACIR). The benefits promised by APHIS... Read More
July 25, 2022.
Logistics Publications, Trade Publications
The Aluminum Association Trade Enforcement Group* has introduced a recent filing to the Commerce Department over possible countervailing of 4017 aluminum alloy imports from China. The increase in 4017 aluminum imports has the association and trade experts questioning whether or not China is dodging antidumping and countervailing (ADD/CVD) orders previously imposed... Read More
July 25, 2022.
The More You Know; The More You Save – TX Online Learning Courses Exempt Online learning courses on academic subjects, professional topics, and vocational licensure preparation are not taxable, as determined by the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts. On the other hand, sales of teacher plans which allow teachers to ... Read More
July 19, 2022.
Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has released their new Trade Compliance Verifications. As of July 2022, CBSA will be cracking down on items ranging from the classification of LED lamps to the valuation of shoes. CBSA is responsible for ensuring all goods imported into Canada are done so correctly. To... Read More
July 18, 2022.
Do you manage your exemption certificates, or do they manage you? Exemption certificates are issued by businesses to ensure sales tax is not applied to their invoice since they are an exempt organization, intend to use the purchase for an exempt purpose such as resale or manufacturing, or for other... Read More
July 15, 2022.
On June 16, 2022, the Ocean Shipping Reform Act (OSRA) of 2022 was enacted. This law will empower the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) to take a more proactive role in investigating carrier behavior and ensuring fairness. The law gives shippers the right to register complaints against common carriers. These complaints will allow for... Read More
July 11, 2022.
3 Steps to Managing your Exemption Certificates An exemption or resale certificate is a form or document issued by a business to ensure sales tax is not applied to their invoice because they are an exempt organization, intend to use the purchase for an exempt purpose such as resale or manufacturing,... Read More
July 07, 2022.
Let the Music Rock and the Sales Tax Roll – Lease of Georgia COAMs Determined Taxable The lower court finding that amounts paid to lease coin-operated amusement machines (COAMs) are subject to sales tax has been upheld by the Georgia Court of Appeals. An exemption does exist for the money... Read More
July 06, 2022.
Logistics Publications, Tax Publications, Trade Publications
Today it seems like you can’t go a day without hearing about inflation and its effects on the economy. No matter where you find yourself on the supply chain, chances are you are concerned about the impact of rising costs and the availability of materials. Now is the... Read More
June 28, 2022.
Exemption Certificates Introduction To know if an exemption or resale certificate your business receives or issues is valid, it is important to understand what this document entails. An exemption or resale certificate is a form or document issued by a business to ensure sales tax is not applied to their... Read More
June 27, 2022.
Set Your Reminders! – Nebraska Property Valuation Protest Deadline Approaching The Nebraska Department of Revenue has issued a reminder to property owners that valuation protests must be filed on or before June 30, 2022. If there was an alteration in the assessed valuation of a real property parcel from the 2021 to the 2022... Read More