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Weekly Roundup: The State with 700 Tax Rates and Other Stories


More people are shopping online and more states are striving to capture internet sales tax revenue. Also making headlines this week, the Colorado Department of Revenue confesses the state has 700 different sales tax rates.

Elsewhere in the news:

  • Florida made headlines as the governor approved three sales tax holidays and numerous new sales tax exemptions.
  • New York announced changes affecting the prepaid sales tax on fuel.

Sit back, relax, and enjoy this week's sales tax news:

 

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Avalara Author
Gail Cole
Avalara Author Gail Cole
Gail Cole began researching and writing about sales tax for Avalara in 2012 and has been fascinated with it ever since. She has a penchant for uncovering unusual tax facts, and endeavors to make complex sales tax laws more digestible for both experts and laypeople.