Florida Used Car Dealers Targeted for Sales Tax Fraud; Theft of State Funds

The state of Florida is targeting used car dealers for their failure to remit collected Florida sales taxes and bringing charges against their owners and officers for theft of state funds. In the last two years,…

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Sales and Use Taxes: Internet Sales Cost States Billions

In Losing Sales Taxes Bob Williams of Tax Vox blog writes: Under current law, on-line retailers—as well as other remote sellers such as catalog stores—need to collect state sales tax from buyers only when the…

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Nude Services Tax Upheld in Utah

Florida attorney blogger Jeffrey Kuntz writes about a tax ruling recently handed down by the Utah Supreme Court: [The Court] released an opinion last week upholding the constitutionality of a Utah statute that taxes businesses in which individuals perform…

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Illustration: Theft of State Tax Funds Anomaly

I previously blogged about the state of Rhodes Island’s aggressive pursuit of small businesses who have collected but failed to remit state sales taxes. In this companion post, I illustrate how theft of state funds…

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Florida, Other States are Cracking Down on Taxpayers

Andrew Morse of Anchor Rising reports that Rhodes Island taxing authorities visited more than 1200 small businesses this week telling them that if they don’t pay their delinquent sales taxes the state will shut them down. Rhodes…

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