Legislative Newsletter – July 2019

Legislative Newsletter – July 2019

Taxation of Services Remains Key Legislative Issue States are continuing to consider legislation that would expand the sales and use tax base to personal and professional services. As of May, 22 “taxation of services” bills had been introduced in 12 states:...
Legislative Newsletter – April 2019

Legislative Newsletter – April 2019

Sales Tax Threat Heats Up in Connecticut A tax threat for vended laundries has been heating up in Connecticut in recent months. Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont has unveiled his state budget plan, which includes an expansion of the sales tax base to include new...
Legislative Newsletter – October 2018

Legislative Newsletter – October 2018

Texas Judge Blocks Paid Sick Leave Ordinance Following a legal challenge from business groups and bolstered by the Texas attorney general, the Texas Court of Appeals for the Third District blocked Austin’s paid sick leave ordinance from taking effect on October 1. The...
Legislative Newsletter – June 2018

Legislative Newsletter – June 2018

CLA, Lobbying Group Intervene to Protect Laundry Owners’ Sales Tax Exemption in Kentucky Laundry owners in Kentucky dodged a bullet this spring – a bullet aimed directly at their bottom line… in the form of a 6 percent sales tax. Due to the state’s more than $50...