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Pennsylvania Sales Tax Goes Digital

Effective August 1, 2016, Pennsylvania’s sales tax will be imposed on the sale of digital products. Thus, sellers of digital products should start collecting Pennsylvania sales tax on such sales to customers located in Pennsylvania. This is a significant expansion of the sales tax base in Pennsylvania, with purchases of music, smartphone “apps,” and online […]
July 22, 2016

Maryland Offers Physician Tax Credit

Maryland is launching a new program aimed at bringing physicians to underserved areas of the state. As of June 1, 2016, Maryland physicians can earn a credit reducing state income tax from $1,000 up to $10,000 by serving as a preceptor to medical students in areas with health care workforce shortages. According to the American Association […]
July 11, 2016

“Flexible” South Carolina Ruling Creates Sourcing Uncertainties

On May 20, 2016, an Administrative Law Court decision in South Carolina resulted in the two things that taxpayers try to avoid – uncertainty and penalties. Dish DBS Corp. v. South Carolina Department of Revenue, S.C. Admin. Law Court, No. 14-ALJ-17-0285-cc (5/20/16). It’s hard enough to advise taxpayers on the differences between states that apply a […]
June 6, 2016