Sales taxes

FILE -In this Oct. 16, 2010 file photo, employees and guests look over a new Nissan Leaf, an all-electric vehicle, after a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new car dealership in Seattle. Washington state's sales tax exemption for electric vehicles is expected to end sometime this summer after efforts to extend the tax break stalled during the recent legislative session. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
March 21, 2018 - 3:39 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state's sales tax exemption for electric vehicles is expected to end sometime this summer after efforts to extend it stalled during the recent legislative session. The current exemption expires in June 2019 or once 7,500 electric vehicles have been registered with the...
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In this Feb. 6, 2018 photo, dawn breaks over the Capitol in Washington. Money’s not really the holdup in talks on a huge $1.3 trillion catchall spending bill that’s making its way through Capitol Hill. But battles over abortion, President Donald Trump’s U.S.-Mexico border wall _ and Trump’s threat to veto the entire bill over an expensive railway project sought by his most powerful Democratic rival are roiling negotiations on the massive measure. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 09, 2018 - 1:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Money's not really the holdup in talks on a huge $1.3 trillion spending bill that's making its way through Capitol Hill. It's battles over abortion and President Donald Trump's U.S.-Mexico border wall that are roiling negotiations on the massive measure, not to mention that Trump...
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March 08, 2018 - 7:49 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Supreme Court is questioning how a county is spending transportation tax money. The court said Wednesday the state revenue department did not have the authority to withhold payments to Richland County. But the justices also said the revenue department's...
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Gov. Nathan Deal holds a press conference to address the jet fuel tax cut issue after the Senate Rules Committee stripped the Delta tax cut from legislation in Atlanta on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. Deal is criticizing the "unbecoming squabble" that has engulfed the state Capitol since fellow Republicans threatened to punish Delta Air Lines for cutting business ties with the National Rifle Association. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
March 01, 2018 - 8:25 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on Republican efforts to deny Delta Air Lines a tax break after the company cut ties with the National Rifle Association (all times local): 8:23 p.m. Weighing in on the gun debate following the Florida high school massacre will apparently cost Delta Air Lines millions. Pro...
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FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2016, file photo, Georgia Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle speaks during a memorial ceremony on the first day of the legislative session at the state Capitol in Atlanta. Cagle on Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, threatened to prevent Delta Air Lines from getting a lucrative tax cut after the company ended its discount program with the National Rifle Association. Cagle, president of the state Senate and a leading candidate to succeed Gov. Nathan Deal, tweeted that he would use his position to kill a proposed sales tax exemption on jet fuel. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
February 28, 2018 - 3:40 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on Delta's decision to cut marketing ties with the National Rifle Association (all times local): 3:40 p.m. A proposed jet fuel tax break that had been in Georgia Republicans' crosshairs ever since Delta Air Lines severed ties with the National Rifle Association has been...
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FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2016, file photo, Georgia Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle speaks during a memorial ceremony on the first day of the legislative session at the state Capitol in Atlanta. Cagle on Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, threatened to prevent Delta Air Lines from getting a lucrative tax cut after the company ended its discount program with the National Rifle Association. Cagle, president of the state Senate and a leading candidate to succeed Gov. Nathan Deal, tweeted that he would use his position to kill a proposed sales tax exemption on jet fuel. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
February 26, 2018 - 9:32 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on Delta's decision to cut marketing ties with the National Rifle Association (all times local): 7 p.m. Georgia Democrats have blasted the state's lieutenant governor, saying his recent threat against Delta Air Lines for severing ties with the National Rifle Association is...
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FILE- In this April 25, 2014, file photo, attendees look over a pistol display at the National Rifle Association's annual convention in Indianapolis. Hearing aid maker Starkey Hearing Technologies is joining other companies that have cut ties with the National Rifle Association after a school shooting in Parkland, Fla., on Feb. 14, 2018. Over a dozen companies including Metlife, Hertz, Avis, Enterprise, Best Western, Wyndham, United Airlines, and Delta, which have ended NRA partnerships since the shooting. (AP Photo/AJ Mast, File)
February 26, 2018 - 9:10 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's lieutenant governor on Monday threatened to prevent Delta Air Lines from getting a lucrative tax cut after the company ended its discount program with the National Rifle Association, in the latest fallout from a deadly school shooting in Florida. Delta is part of a growing...
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January 12, 2018 - 6:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Friday to wade into the issue of sales tax collection on internet purchases in a case that could force consumers to pay more for certain purchases and allow states to recoup what they say is billions in lost revenue annually. Under previous Supreme Court...
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FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2017 file photo photo provided by the Saudi Press Agency, King Salman attends a swearing in ceremony in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Saudi King Salman has delivered an annual speech outlining his government's priorities for the coming year on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017. Priorities include focusing on the economy and emphasizing the government's anti-corruption crackdown as the country prepares to distribute cash assistance to low-income families as part of a new welfare system ahead of more subsidy cuts. (Saudi Press Agency, via AP, File)
December 19, 2017 - 11:27 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia is preparing for the biggest budget in its history, announcing Tuesday record expenditures of 978 billion riyals ($261 billion) this coming fiscal year as the government forecasts a boost in revenue from the introduction of a sales tax, plans to...
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December 14, 2017 - 10:59 am
Proposal would cut the state’s sales tax in half, but apply it to more things.
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