SALT INSIGHTS are articles written by SimekScott to provide in depth reporting on emerging state and local tax developments that may have a significant impact on your business.


Texas Successor of Business Liable for Predecessor's Tax Liability - February 6, 2017

On January 19, 2017, the Texas Third Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the Comptroller that a successor or purchaser of a business may be liable for Texas sales and use tax against the business for tax periods prior to the purchase date.  Read More...

Chicago Imposes New Tax on Checkout Bags - January 11, 2017

Beginning February 1, 2017, a Checkout Bag Tax (“Chicago Bag Tax”) is imposed on the retail sale or use of checkout bags in the City of Chicago. The tax is imposed at the rate of $0.07 per checkout bag sold or used in the City.  Read More...



SALT DASH is a weekly video series produced by SimekScott which provides a summary report on state and local tax developments to help you stay up to date on issues that may affect your business.