Definition of sales
: of, relating to, or used in selling
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There are five states that do not charge sales tax.
Online sales taxes Hoosiers could be paying more taxes once a law requiring online retailers to charge sales tax goes into effect July 1 — if the state is able to enforce its new law.
That is different from a telephone company employee who may be looking to meet sales goals by creating false accounts or adding services to existing accounts without the subscriber's knowledge or consent.
An early warning appeared in the spring of 2002, when practically all the employees of a Colorado branch jointly gamed the program in an effort to meet sales goals, including by issuing debit cards that customers didn’t ask for.
Additionally, the business group wants to extend the state income tax to apply to retirement income, expand sales taxes to some consumer services, and eliminate some tax exemptions for people who make more than $50,000.
SB 267 will increase sales taxes on recreational marijuana to 15 percent to fund a reduction in business personal property taxes — state taxes that all businesses pay on their assets.
Some didn't like allowing the schools to keep sales taxes, technically paid by contractors working with the universities, that would otherwise go to the state and localities.
Bose doesn't release sales information on individual products.
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