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Alaska weather victims get federal filing relief

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IRS Tax Tax relief

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Alaska State Tax Updates

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DOJ Approves Alaska Air Acquisition Of Virgin America

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It seems Alaska Air Group will be moving forward on its acquisition of Virgin America. Alaska Air noted in a released statement that it is pleased with the approval and that it is looking to close the purchase in “the very near future.” ” The codesharing stipulation will prevent Alaska and American from codesharing on routes where Virgin and American do not compete. In April, Alaska Air announced its $2.6

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First-Class Perks Include VR Tech On Alaska Air

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Alaska Airlines announced that is partnering with French company SkyLights to pioneer a new virtual reality (VR) headset for its first-class passengers. The program makes Alaska Air the first airline in North America to trial the technology as an inflight entertainment device. We’re testing with guests in our Alaska Airlines First Class cabin as it makes for a nicely contained focus group in the air,” Scotland said. “We’ve

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Alaska Airlines Says Goodbye To Virgin America Brand, Hello To New Perks

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By the end of 2019, Alaska Airlines will retire the Virgin American branding and logo it acquired last year. The Alaska Air Group announced on Wednesday (March 22) that the decision has to do with both cost and consistency of branding, GeekWire reported. Late last year, Alaska Air Group completed the $4 billion transaction to acquire Virgin America’s operation and routes, making the merged firm the fifth largest U.S.

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Airports Expand Range Of Digital Identity Technology

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Alaska Airlines sold entire three-seat rows for the price of a single seat during a 48-hour sale in August and September. Authentication Alaska Airlines American Airlines authentication biometrics CLEAR digital identity IAG News travel

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The latest on sales tax on shipping charges (part 1)

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Deliveries into the five states that don’t have sales tax –Alaska, Delaware, Montana, New Hampshire and Oregon – incur no state-mandated sales tax on the item or on shipping.

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States with local economic nexus - a review

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Among states without a state-wide sales tax, Alaska is unique in that several of its communities are banding together to establish economic nexus rules, effectively creating a partial state sales tax.

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Ragu Bhargava Speaks at UAA Homecoming Breakfast

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--> University of Alaska Anchorage Homecoming Breakfast. -->. --> Ragu Bhargava Speaks. -->. This year, the University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) celebrated the Alumni of Distinction recipients at the a virtual Homecoming Breakfast.

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7 Ways that Travel Changed in 2017

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These included everything from Seabourn’s open-water kayaking off the Alaska coast to Carnival Cruise Lines ’ interactive entertainment experiences. From translating ear buds to devastating earthquakes, the past year has been full of major developments that affected meeting professional road warriors. We saw some changes coming, while others took us totally off-guard. Here are seven developments in 2017 and a forecast of whether or not they will have a lasting impact.

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NOMAD States: The Latest on Sales Tax

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When it relates to sales tax, the NOMAD states refer to the five American states without a statewide sales tax: New Hampshire, Oregon, Montana, Alaska, and Delaware. Alaska: Soon the acronym might be “NOMD”: Alaska seems to be inching toward a statewide sales tax. Alaska Gov.

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Selling Into States with Unusual Sales Tax Laws

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Alaska, Delaware, Montana, New Hampshire and Oregon do not. In Alaska , t here’s also no statewide sales tax but a growing number of municipalities are banding together to require that online companies collect and remit local sales tax es.

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Home Rule: Can Local Jurisdictions Create Sales Tax Obligations?

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One of the most recent headline locales for home rule is Alaska , where local jurisdictions have formed the Alaska Remote Seller Sales Tax Commission to administer the collection and remittance of local sales tax.

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State Sales and Use Tax Update

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Alaska’s sales tax collected from online sales into Alaska (in certain local jurisdictions) have helped remote communities balance lost local taxes, news reports say. There’s always something changing or new going on in the world of tax, especially sales tax.

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Monthly State Sales and Use Tax Update

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Alaska has long heard rumblings of a statewide sales tax. Now Alaska has a bill that would adopt a 2% state sales and use tax and enter the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement. There’s always something changing in the world of tax, especially sales tax.

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App purchases and sales and use tax

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In some states, such as Colorado and even Alaska , home rule statutes might also apply.). Many tech companies consider themselves a service provider exempt from sales and use tax.

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Sales and Use Tax Updates from March

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The Alaska Remote Seller Sales Tax Commission has approved its “Remote Seller Sales Tax Code & Common Definitions” that would apply to local municipalities in Alaska that choose to adopt it. There’s always something changing in the world of tax, especially sales tax.

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What was new in October for state sales and use taxes

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The five best are New Hampshire, Delaware, Montana, Oregon and Alaska – none of which have a state level sales tax. Alaska voters in Nome have repealed that city’s summer seasonal sales tax. There’s always something changing in the world of tax, especially sales tax.

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Four years since Wayfair: A trend takes hold

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Among states without a sales tax, Alaska municipalities were banding together to administer local sales taxes on remote commerce. Alaska seems likely to continue to combine communities’ individual efforts to enforce economic nexus, though the state itself (so far) has no sales tax.

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What's New in State Sales and Use Taxes

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Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy said he’d support the first statewide sales tax if it’s approved by Juneau lawmakers as part of a plan to pay larger Alaska Permanent Funds dividends to residents. There’s always something changing in the world of tax, especially sales tax.

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What’s new in state sales and use taxes

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Alaska – where communities have banded together to institute their own economic nexus requirements – is considering its first statewide sales tax, though ironically the proposal is meeting local opposition. There’s always something changing in the world of tax, especially sales tax.

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Risks of misunderstanding the impact of economic nexus

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More than 10,000 nationwide, and still counting – even in Alaska , which has no state-wide sales tax, jurisdictions are banding together to make online businesses collect and remit local sales tax.).

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What's new in May for state sales and use taxes

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But Alaska’s recent wrangling points out how tricky lawmakers can find the concept. Early discussions bandied property taxes and temporary hikes in sales tax (Alaska doesn’t have a state-wide one). What’s new in May for state sales and use taxes.

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Tricky items for sales tax (Part 2)

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But in Alaska – which has no state-wide sales tax – trying to exempt groceries from sales tax has hit a roadblock in that municipalities want and need the revenue. Our Halloween-month look at tricky items for sales tax continues here with a few items it’s hard to live without…. Clothes.

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Multi-channel selling sales tax: Direct/retail sales

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1, and Alaska is working hard on the concept. Taxable sales of products direct to end users has been a staple of business for ages. One relatively new development is the complex overlay of sales tax on these transactions.

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Do you really understand economic nexus for sales tax?

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In many states – notably Alaska – local jurisdictions are intensifying enforcement of sales tax nexus through home rule and other new sales tax laws. Businesses have heard a lot about economic nexus over the past few years.

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Understanding the Taxability of Your Products and/or Tech Services

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Some states like Alaska don’t have a general sales tax at all, but in that state localities are banding together to impose sales tax on products sold over the internet.

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To Entice Consumers, Airlines Offer BOGO Tickets

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In August and September, Alaska Airlines ran a 48-hour sale in which an entire three-seat row was offered for the price of a single ticket. Alaska Airlines, usually in the practice of offering 10 to 12 big promotions a year, now runs three a month, according to WSJ.

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5 reasons you need continuity in a sales tax provider

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Even in states without a tax of their own, like Alaska and Colorado, locally administered sales tax can be a nightmare for remote online businesses. Consistent (i.e., good”) service is a nice thing to have in any industry. In a field that changes as fast as sales tax, it’s a necessity.

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Understanding the Pieces to Your Sales Tax Compliance Puzzle

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Some states — notably Alabama, Colorado, Louisiana, Alaska, among others — empower municipalities and other jurisdictions to levy sales taxes. This article was written for the Atlanta Business Chronicle Leadership Trust. To see the original post, click here.

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Handling Sales Tax In-House: Job Market Challenges Continue

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In Alaska , which has no state sales tax, communities continue to band together to enforce economic nexus and sales tax collection at the local level.) The explosion of the e-commerce market alone would’ve made handling sales tax obligations in-house tough.

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2021: The Year in Review – Sales Tax

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Those rules were quickly reported to be changing in one state, as Alaska’s sales tax collected from online sales into the state’s certain local jurisdictions that started in 2020 did end up helping remote communities balance lost local taxes.

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What was new in August for state sales and use taxes

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Sales tax on digital products was the subject of a white paper draft at the Multistate Tax Commission’s annual meetings in Anchorage, Alaska. There’s always something changing in the world of tax, especially sales tax. Here’s a review of some of the recent changes and updates. Virtual reality.

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

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Also keep an eye on Alaska , which has no statewide sales tax but where communities are banding together to establish nexus thresholds and require remote sellers to collect and remit local sales tax. Taking advantage of sales and use tax exemptions can save your business money and headaches.

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Don't Test Your Luck with Non-Compliance

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And i n Alaska, individual municipalities are? This St. Patrick’s Day, don’t look to four-leaf clovers, pots of gold or leprechauns to bail you out of trouble with sales tax.

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What happened in sales tax in 2022

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Alaska pondered its first statewide sales tax while proposals for higher local sales taxes were headed to ballots in November and before.

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Biden Getting GOP Pushback On $1.9 Trillion COVID Stimulus

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Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Mitt Romney of Utah, part of the bipartisan senators that worked on the package, aren’t sure another round is needed, especially at the price of $1.9 President Joe Biden’s $1.9

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The State-By-State Complexities Of Sales Tax Compliance

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100: Minimum number of local tax codes in Alaska. Retailers that want to sell merchandise nationwide must pay attention to how each state’s tax code treats their goods. For example, products considered to be exempt medical necessities in some states might be taxed at high rates in others.

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Remote Seller Taxation: A Job For Tax Automation

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First, some context, for which we turn to Alaska. Statewide advocacy group the Alaska Municipal League formed the Alaska Intergovernmental Remote Seller Sales Tax Agreement , seeking a standardized remote sales tax in a place where, ironically, there is no state sales tax.

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Google Slapped With Antitrust Lawsuit Filed By Coalition Of 38 States

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A coalition of 38 state attorneys general filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google , accusing the search giant of engaging in anti-competitive practices, the Associated Press (AP) reported on Thursday (Dec. The federal lawsuit was filed in Washington, D.C.

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HHS Chart Summarizes Applicability of State and Other Surprise Billing IDR Processes

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The state process applies in four states (Alaska, Georgia, Maine, and Michigan). Chart for Determining the Applicability for the Federal Independent Dispute Resolution (IDR) Process. Available at [link].

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Sales Tax Audits - The Danger Grows

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In Alaska, municipalities are steadily banding together to impose their own sales tax in a state that doesn’t have one.

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Tax-Free States? Pay No Income Tax in These 9 Tax-Friendly States!

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other than Alaska. And who wants to live in Alaska? There are 7 million people who live in Tennessee, while less than 1 million people live in Alaska. Other states include Alaska, Delaware, Montana, and Oregon. Alaska.