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Alabama Reopens And COVID-19 Cases Soar 300 Pct Month Over Month

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After Alabama reopened on May 1, the state has seen coronavirus cases surge by 300 percent month over month, with intensive care units (ICUs) at less than 4 percent capacity remaining and medical workers “exhausted physically and mentally,” Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed said on CNBC.

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CORO Global Brings Gold Payment App To Alabama

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The company – and its gold trading app – just expanded its reach in the United States with the addition of a license to operate in Alabama. The Alabama Securities Commission on Tuesday (Nov. The future is looking a bit more golden for CORO Global.

Coronavirus Refunds: University Of Alabama To Reimburse Students For Football Season Tickets

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The University of Alabama will be reimbursing its students for ticket plans that were bought in the spring for this year’s football season, Roll Tide Wire reported. Coronavirus COVID-19 Football News refunds season tickets University of Alabama

Alabama Tests Selfie Authentication To Fight Tax Fraud

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The company recently announced a partnership with the Alabama Department of Revenue (ADR). By implementing state-of-the-art technologies, like the MorphoTrust eID, the state of Alabama continues to demonstrate that it is doing everything possible to protect our taxpayers from anyone looking to steal their information and use it to file fraudulent state tax returns,” said Julie P.

Grocery Delivery Alabama Startup Shipt Takes On Instacart, AmazonFresh And Google

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Until now, the Alabama startup had not made any move to topple the reigning grocery delivery champs out of major coastal cities like New York and Los Angeles, but now that can finally change. The Alabama startup eliminates grocery store trips for 20 million families in 47 metro areas. So far, the Alabama startup is faring pretty well against Goliath. David is taking on Goliath as Shipt, an online grocery delivery startup based in Birmingham, Ala.,

Bitcoin Daily: Alabama Works On ‘Operation Cryptosweep,’ Venezuelan Banks Ordered To Accept ‘Petro’ Crypto

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In other news, the Alabama Securities Commission (ASC) is working on “Operation Cryptosweep” with the North American Securities Administrators Association, AL.com reported. Dash is teaming up with Kripto Mobile to spread its payment system through Latin America, Cryptovest reported. Users in the region are able to spend and acquire Dash through their mobile phones, which comes loaded with the Dash ecosystem.

Risks of Non-Compliance

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Montgomery, Alabama: Two convenience store operators have pleaded guilty to failing to pay sales taxes. Simon Njuku, 45, of Irondale, Alabama, and Mehryar Nasseri, 44, of New Market, Alabama, each admitted to routinely underreporting their stores’ gross sales to reduce their tax bill.

What's New in State Sales and Use Taxes

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Alabama has ruled that IT services provided from out of state are not subject to sales tax. In the case in question, the foreign company provided an IT system remotely to an Alabama production plant. There’s always something changing in the world of tax, especially sales tax.

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Latest Developments in State and Local Sales Tax

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In Alabama , rising pandemic-related online shopping has been a “life saver” for the state’s municipal governments and a “financial vaccine for Alabama’s counties,” the state said.

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Sales Tax and Vitamins/Dietary Supplements

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Labels can also have “drug facts” that would likely trigger tax as a prescription or nonprescription drug (this could exempt the vitamins and supplements from state sales tax in some states like Alabama, Connecticut and Kansas and, in some cases, Oklahoma).

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Home Rule: Can Local Jurisdictions Create Sales Tax Obligations?

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Alabama on the other hand, has a unified tax base, meaning localities cannot make their own choices about what to tax and what to exempt, but many local governments handle their own tax administration.

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State Discounts for Sales Tax

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Some states, such as Alabama, Mississippi and Wyoming, require filing by a certain day of the month. Collecting and remitting sales tax can be onerous – and expensive – for any business. That’s one reason some states give a collection discount to help with the costs of managing sales tax.

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Sales Tax on Shipping: When Does it Apply?

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Stating the shipping cost separately on the invoice affects its taxability in Alabama, Arizona, Illinois, Iowa, Maryland, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia and Wyoming.

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State & Local Tax Update: 9/22/16

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The Alabama Department of Revenue has issued guidance to contractors, subcontractors, and Alabama governmental entities regarding the reporting requirements of Ala. Code § 40-9-14, which requires the Department to issue Form STC-1 (Sales and Use Tax Certificate of Exemption for Government Entity Projects) to all contractors and subcontractors working on qualifying governmental entity projects

Preparing Your Business for Sales Tax Holidays

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States in the path of hurricanes, such as Alabama, Florida, Texas, and others, offer holidays for disaster preparedness and exempt supplies for emergencies. Many states use sales tax holidays to waive or reduce sales tax on various items.

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State Sales and Use Tax Update

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In Alabama , tax licenses – including for sales tax, sellers use tax and the simplified sellers use tax – must be renewed annually as of Nov. There’s always something changing or new going on in the world of tax, especially sales tax.

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Taking a Look at Sales Tax Exemptions and Why They're Important

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Alabama, California, Connecticut, Georgia and New York offer a half-dozen or more. Taking advantage of sales and use tax exemptions can save your business money and headaches. But exemptions can be harder to secure in some states than in others.

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ALDI Plans 70 New Store Openings In Expansion Push

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The value grocery chain also said it intended to come into the greater Phoenix market and continue to support Gulf Coast store growth with a new Alabama distribution center, according to a Tuesday (July 21) announcement.

3 Years Post-Wayfair: A Look Back

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Wisconsin prepared to require out-of-state businesses to collect sales tax by the fall, soon followed by Alabama, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and others. June 21 marked three years since the landmark decision in the South Dakota v. Wayfair case.

4 Key Pieces of Your Sales Tax Compliance Process

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In a few states, most notably Alabama, Colorado, and Louisiana, there are separate local level returns that you are required to file. Both the process of reporting sales tax and the level of sales tax detail required varies from state to state.

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Sales and Use Tax in 2020: A Look Back

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By September, Alabama called rising pandemic-related online shopping a “life saver” for the state’s municipal governments. Someday people will probably use a lot of words to describe 2020. “Un-eventful” Un-eventful” won’t be one of them.

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Today In Digital-First Banking: Alfa-Bank Joins Contour Trade Network; JPMorgan Names New Liquidity Solutions And Escrow Exec

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CORO Global Brings Gold Payment App to Alabama. CORO Global – and its gold trading mobile program – just grew its reach in the United States with the addition of a license to run in Alabama.

Forever 21 Faces Lawsuit For Allegedly Using False Sales Data

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Retail chain Forever 21 , now in the final stages of bankruptcy, was sued by an Alabama mall owner who said the company misrepresented critical sale projections, according to published reports Tuesday (Jan.

KSM’s Beth Scott to Speak at the 2016 Emerald Coast Veterinary Conference

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Jointly hosted by the Alabama Veterinary Medical Association and the Georgia Veterinary Medical Association, the 2016 ECVC will take place June 1-5 at the Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort Beth Scott, a director in Katz, Sapper & Miller’s Veterinary Services Group, will present at the 2016 Emerald Coast Veterinary Conference (ECVC).

PYMNTS Daily Data Dive: Walmart Pay’s Expansion

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Well, at least to two more states: Alabama and Georgia. 120 | Number of Walmart Alabama stores that will offer Walmart Pay. Walmart Pay is making its way across the U.S. But what does that mean for Walmart Pay’s mobile payments footprint ? We break it down in today’s 5-in-1: $45B-$60B | Amount of new sales Walmart plans to add over the next three years. 140 Million | Number of customers who shop at Walmart each week.

The 10 Best Property Taxes By States in 2021: Move Here to Save Money!

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Alabama. Unlike Hawaii, Alabama has both low property taxes and low home values. So if you want to keep your property expenses low, Alabama might be worth looking into. The population in Alabama has been steadily increasing and property taxes might just be the reason why.

The 10 States With the Lowest Property Taxes in 2021

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Alabama. Unlike Hawaii, Alabama has both low property taxes and low home values. So if you want to keep your property expenses low, Alabama might be worth looking into. The population in Alabama has been steadily increasing and property taxes might just be the reason why.

PNC Eyes Buying US Unit Of Spain's BBVA, Report Says

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BBVA bought Alabama's Compass Bancshares in 2007 and has around $100 billion in assets in the U.S., PNC Financial Services Group could buy the U.S.

Report: Not One PPP Loan Has Been Forgiven

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No bank I know anywhere in the country has received any money from the SBA,” Brad Bolton, president and CEO of Community Spirit Bank in Alabama, told the news outlet.

New York To Sunbelt State Tourists: Stay Home

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At the news conference, Cuomo called out several states with surging infection rates whose residents would be included in the quarantine should they travel to the Tri-State area, including Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Washington, Utah and Texas.

Weekly U.S. Jobless Claims Rise Slightly To 742,000 Even As Many Face Losing Benefits

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7 were in Washington (+7,683), California (+5,293), Massachusetts (+3,383), Alabama (+1,704) and Louisiana (+1,626), while the largest decreases were in Georgia (-13,426), Illinois (-6,357), Kentucky (-4,830), Texas (-3,934) and New Jersey (-3,725).

BBVA Teams With Google Pay To Offer Digital Bank Accounts

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The Alabama-based bank holding company said the partnership is key to its strategy? BBVA USA is collaborating with Google to offer consumers a digital bank account through Google Pay. of growing the bank throughout the U.S.

Progress Bank Launches Business Receipt Management From Sensibill

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Progress Bank , which serves companies in Alabama and the Florida panhandle, has rolled out Sensibill ’s online receipt management offering, with the aim of conserving time, increasing efficiencies and offering a better digital experience for clients, according to a Thursday (Nov.

Publix Debuts Personalized Membership Program With Mobile Payment

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Florida-based Publix has more than 1,200 locations in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia and Tennessee. To provide a personalized experience to its shoppers, Publix is debuting its Club Publix membership program, according to announcement.

Apple Adds 12 Colleges To Contactless ID Program

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Schools that already use the program are Johns Hopkins University, Marshall University, Mercer University, Duke University, University of Oklahoma, University of Alabama and Temple University. Apple has added 12 new universities to its contactless student ID program, which allows students to pay for things and gain entry to locked doors, as well as act as an alternative to a physical ID card.

US Jobless Claims At 1.4M For Second Week

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For the second consecutive week, the number of Americans filing new unemployment claims increased last week as new cases of COVID-19 continued to surge. The U.S.

Bitcoin Daily: Bisq Resumes Trading Following $250K+ Hack; TX Securities Board Takes Emergency Action Against Crypto Mining Firm

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The Texas action was brought along with the Alabama Securities Commission to “stop the ongoing illegal offering,” the release stated.

Gold’s Gym Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

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Louis, Alabama and Colorado Springs markets. Gold’s Gym International Inc. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Tuesday (May 5), citing financial disruptions created by the COVID-19 pandemic, per a company statement.

Instacart, Publix Team On Digital ‘Pub Sub’ Offering

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As of today, it’s available in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, Tennessee, North Carolina and Virginia, Instacart said in announcing completion of the Digital Deli rollout.

Discover Serves Up $5M To Bolster Black-Owned Restaurants

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To launch the program, three Black-owned restaurants have been selected to receive $25,000 each: Back in the Day Bakery in Savannah, Georgia, Post Office Pies in Birmingham, Alabama and Rodney Scott’s BBQ , which has locations in both Birmingham and Charleston, South Carolina.

Apple To Shutter 30 More US Stores Again Amid Pandemic

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Locations in California, Alabama, Idaho, Georgia, Oklahoma, Nevada and Louisiana are set to shutter on Thursday, while shops in Mississippi, Texas, Florida and Utah were shuttered as of Wednesday (July 1).

California Goes Back Under Lockdown

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Cases in Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Louisiana, Montana, Nevada, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee and West Virginia surged by more than 20 percent in the past week, according to Johns Hopkins. . The number of coronavirus cases in the U.S. surpassed 3.3