Arkansas Inflation Relief Drops Top State Individual Income Tax Rate to 4.9%, Lowest in State History 

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Arkansas residents, this one’s for you. Read on about this recent Arkansas inflation relief. Governor Hutchinson recently signed legislation to immediately lower the state’s top individual tax rate and provide tax credits to low- and middle-income taxpayers.

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Walmart Stays True To Arkansas

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While Amazon is auditioning potential host cities in something that has turned into commercial real estate’s version of “The Bachelor,” Walmart has more quietly announced news that its new headquarters will stick with the firm’s historical home of Bentonville, Arkansas. Walmart’s current Arkansas headquarters was originally built in the early 1970s by founder Sam Walton. Retail Arkansas Bentonville Doug McMillon News walmart Walmart Headquarters What's Hot

Arkansas: The South’s Unexpected Bastion Of Growth

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Arkansas is an easily forgotten state in the Deep South. Landlocked and geographically smaller than some of its surrounding states, Arkansas tends to be better defined by the political personalities it produces. Which is not entirely unfair — Arkansas has produced some very interesting politicians. But Arkansas has also produced a pretty interesting store front business climate and perhaps a stronger one than most might expect.

Data Breaches Impact Unemployment Benefit Applicants In Four States

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Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois and Ohio have warned tens of thousands of residents who have applied online for unemployment benefits due to COVID-19 of possible data breaches that could have exposed names, addresses and Social Security numbers.

Details Revealed About New Walmart HQ In Arkansas

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Retail Amazon Apple Arkansas corporate headquarters News walmart What's HotNew details have emerged about Walmart’s planned new corporate campus in Bentonville, Ark., where the company is based, according to a report by Reuters. Walmart is one of many large companies that have revealed plans for new corporate campuses in the United States, against the backdrop of President Donald Trump asking American companies to make bigger investments at home.

Sales tax concerns if you sell through multiple channels

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Let’s say a supplier/distributor in Arkansas sells to a retailer in South Carolina and drop ships to the retailer’s customer in Illinois. The Arkansas supplier/distributor has nexus in Illinois and is registered for sales and use tax purposes in Illinois.

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Sales Tax and Vitamins/Dietary Supplements

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In Arkansas, Arizona, Georgia and other states, these products are simply not considered “food” and are generally taxable. You won’t find too many more confusing sales tax scenarios than the one involving dietary supplements.

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Blog: Gross vs. taxable sales: Which count toward economic nexus?

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Currently, states with an economic nexus threshold that don’t include gross sales include Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Minnesota (though there are special rules concerning “solicitors” in the state) and Oklahoma.

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Gross vs. taxable sales: Which count toward economic nexus?

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Currently, states with an economic nexus threshold that don’t include gross sales include Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Minnesota (though there are special rules concerning “solicitors” in the state) and Oklahoma.

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Vendor concessions/discounts can help pay to outsource sales tax obligations

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Arkansas allows up to $1,000 a month. Collecting and remitting sales tax to states and other tax jurisdictions is time consuming and can be expensive. If only somebody could help you with the costs of managing it. Somebody can: the states and tax jurisdictions themselves. Some states give?a?collection

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The Enigma of Drop Shipments for Sales Tax Purposes

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Looking at each of the two transactions individually helps to make the answer clear: Let’s look at a distributor in Arkansas who sells to a retailer in South Carolina (at that retailer’s request) and drop ships the product to the retailer’s customer in Illinois.

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What was new in September for state sales and use taxes

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Arkansas , Massachusetts , New York , Texas and Tennessee were among states that recently beat year-over-year or projected sales tax revenues. 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.

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The CFO at Tyson Foods Had a Kick Ass Weekend

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Tyson Foods CFO John Tyson (yep, that Tyson) was arrested in Arkansas on Sunday after he allegedly got drunk and decided to take a nap in a stranger’s bed, probably naked.

Online Ads: Who Taxes Them and Who Doesn't?

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Three states – Arkansas , Connecticut and Indiana – have explored specifically taxing advertising on social media. One of the next big trends in sales tax is one you should start thinking about: states taxing digital advertising.

Monthly Review of What's New in Sales & Use Tax

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Other Updates: Arkansas: The Revenue Legal Counsel division of the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration has published a? There’s always something changing in the world of tax, especially sales tax. And 2021 continues to prove that.

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Sales tax holidays for the rest of the year

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5-14); Arkansas (Aug. Holiday time already? In many states, sales tax holidays have been in full swing this year and will continue for months to come. Some of the deals are long-standing; others have been trotted out by lawmakers claiming to want to help constituents weather inflation.

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Seeing green: States learn the importance of sales tax

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Arkansas had an almost 20% gain in December, pushing state tax revenue 1.5% Economic nexus is now pretty much the law of the land for all states with a statewide sales tax. But what has been the impact on states?

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Walmart Tests Store Without Cashiers As COVID-19 Accelerates Change

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Whether cashiers go the way of the horse and buggy could hinge on an experiment Walmart is running in Arkansas. The Arkansas experiment comes as Walmart embarks on a major overhaul on how it interacts with its customers in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Handling Sales Tax In-House: Job Market Challenges Continue

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Arkansas, Kansas, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas and Florida were the latest states to report sales tax revenue shattering predictions. The explosion of the e-commerce market alone would’ve made handling sales tax obligations in-house tough.

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What's New in State Sales and Use Taxes - Monthly Update

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Arkansas had an almost 20% gain in December, pushing state tax revenue 1.5% 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. Oh Joy, oh revenue!

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Shrinking the Delaware Tax Loophole: Other U.S. States to Incorporate Your Business

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Currently, Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, and Oklahoma have a franchise tax. Incorporation is a critical legal matter that impacts more than your company’s tax responsibilities for doing business.

Walmart Forms Company To Sell Insurance Amid Healthcare Push

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The business’ moniker was initially filed late last month in Arkansas with the secretary of state, MedCityNews reported. Walmart opened clinics in Springdale, Arkansas and Loganville, Georgia in June.

Google Faces Lawsuit From Multiple States Over Digital Ad Tactics

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In addition to Texas, states involved in the suit include Arkansas, Idaho, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota and Utah, WSJ reported.

US DOJ Charges 14 With $28M In PPP Fraud

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In Arkansas, a project manager employed by a major retailer has pleaded guilty to bank fraud charges for filing fraudulent bank loan applications seeking more than $8 million in PPP loans. Benjamin Hayford, 32, of Centerton, Arkansas, is scheduled to be sentenced on Nov. The U.S.

Google Slapped With Antitrust Lawsuit Filed By Coalition Of 38 States

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In addition to Texas, states involved in the Paxton suit include other Republican attorneys general from Arkansas, Idaho, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota and Utah.

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

Gatik Partners With Walmart For Autonomous Vehicle Deliveries

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People in Arkansas can now get groceries delivered via a new Walmart pilot with Gatik using self-driving cars that include a human safety driver behind the wheel. Following the state’s new law allowing autonomous vehicles, Palo Alto, California-based Gatik was approved by the Arkansas Highway Commissioner to launch a commercial service with Walmart, Walmart said in a press release. .

Walmart Partners With Gatim To Deliver Orders With Self-driving Cars

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People in Arkansas can now get groceries delivered with a new Walmart pilot with Gatik using self-driving cars that include a human safety driver behind the wheel. Following the state’s new law allowing autonomous vehicles, Palo Alto, California-based Gatik was approved by the Arkansas Highway Commissioner to launch a commercial service with Walmart, Walmart said in a press release. .

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.

Payments Processor nCourt Left Years Of Data Exposed

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Payments processor nCourt , used by Arkansas and Oklahoma to collect court and utility fees, has apparently left years of user data unsecured, according to a report by TechCrunch.

Walmart Teams With GM's Cruise For Driverless Deliveries

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Previously, the world’s largest brick-and-mortar retailer announced autonomous vehicle ventures with Nuro in Houston , Ford in Miami , Gatik in Arkansas and with Waymo , owned by Google corporate parent Alphabet , in Phoenix.

Walmart Eyes Robo-Vans For Warehouses

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Walmart spokeswoman Molly Blakeman told CNBC the retailer is working with partner Gatik , a self-driving vehicle startup, to test out a self-driving vehicle that will travel the two-mile route in Bentonville, Arkansas between two stores. “We chief Greg Foran showed off three Ford delivery vans with self-driving technology to reporters outside its supercenter in Rogers, Arkansas.

Walmart Phases Out Standalone Grocery App, Surpasses Amazon In Downloads

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In a Q&A sent to customers , the Arkansas-based chain explained that the grocery app is not going away – it’s simply being integrated with Walmart’s original app. Say goodbye to one Walmart app. In a few weeks, the world’s largest retailer will phase out its standalone grocery app.

Coinbase Offers Bitcoin Cash Loans Of Up To $20K In 17 US States

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Initially, the loans are available in the following states via the waitlist: Alaska, Arkansas, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oregon, Texas, Virginia, Nebraska, Utah, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

CORO Global Brings Gold Payment App To Alabama

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With the approval in Alabama, CORO is now available in the Apple App Store and Google Play store to residents in 13 states: Florida, Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Alaska, Delaware, Idaho, Montana, Massachusetts, Oregon, South Carolina, Washington State and Wisconsin.

Walmart Revs Up Second Test Program For Drone Delivery

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The latest news has Walmart launching a drone delivery operation near the company’s headquarters in Northwest Arkansas. Walmart is out to find out whether drones can fly through the air with the greatest of ease.

JD Sports Purchases California-Based Shoe Palace

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In separate recent acquisition news, Murphy USA , the Arkansas fuel chain, has agreed to a $645 million all-cash deal to buy New Jersey convenience store company QuickChek. Genesis Holdings Inc., the current wholly-owned intermediate holding company of JD Sports Fashion Plc in the U.S.,

Mexico Blocks Walmart’s Plans To Buy Cornershop

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Walmart spokeswoman Molly Blakeman told CNBC the retailer is working with partner Gatik , a self-driving vehicle startup, to test out a self-driving vehicle that will travel the two-mile route in Bentonville, Arkansas between two stores. “We CEO Greg Foran showed off three Ford delivery vans with self-driving technology to reporters outside its supercenter in Rogers, Arkansas.

Walmart's New Insurance Brokerage To Sell Medicare Plans

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In June, the company opened clinics in Springdale, Arkansas and Loganville, Georgia. As it expands upon its efforts to provide health services, Walmart is rolling out licensed insurance brokerage Walmart Insurance Services, LLC.

Walmart Laying Off More Than 1,200 Workers Even As Digital Shopping Booms

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Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notifications filed in Arkansas and New Jersey showed that 1,241 positions at Walmart would be cut. Walmart is reportedly laying off an additional 1,200 workers as part of a reorganization that encompasses the big consumer shift to online shopping.

Walmart Merges Grocery, Shopping Apps

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In a Q&A sent to customers , the Arkansas-based chain explained that the grocery app is not going away – it’s simply being integrated with Walmart’s original app. Say goodbye to one Walmart app. In a few weeks, the world’s largest retailer will phase out its standalone grocery app.