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Ansari Tax LLCNews and Articles
June 1, 2016

Five Facts about the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit

Five Facts about the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit If you are a small employer, there is a tax credit that can put money in your pocket. The small business health care tax credit benefits employers that: • offer…
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Ansari Tax LLCNews and Articles
June 1, 2016

Market to market election and OVDP

Market to market election and OVDP How does the Mark to Market election work in the years after the OVDP period? The question is pointing to the modified Mark to Market election available to taxpayers who participate in the IRS…
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Ansari Tax LLCNews and Articles
June 1, 2016

Dallas Hotel Consumables sales tax audit

Dallas Hotel Consumables sales tax audit If you are the owner of a hotel, then, chances are that you providing hotel consumables - soap, shampoo, conditioner, mouthwash, shower caps, pens, notepads, and other similar non-reusable, consumable items . If you…
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Ansari Tax LLCNews and Articles
May 31, 2016

Dallas Texas Little cigar sales tax audit

Dallas Texas Little cigar sales tax audit Everything is bigger in Texas - even the big tax on little cigars. Texas does things a little differently in determining the taxation of little cigars. Taxation is broken down into classes: Distributors…
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Ansari Tax LLCNews and Articles
May 29, 2016

Texas lease sales tax audit

Texas lease sales tax audit If you lease equipment for the purpose of renting it someone else in Dallas or Houston, you may need to charge a sales and use tax in Texas. However, if you are renting the equipment…
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Ansari Tax LLCNews and Articles
May 29, 2016

Houston Texas Coin Operated Machine Tax

Houston Texas Coin Operated Machine Tax A tax is imposed on any person engaged in any business dealing with coin-operated amusement machines OR engaged in business to own or operate coin-operated amusement machines exclusively on premises occupied by and in…
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Ansari Tax LLCNews and Articles
May 29, 2016

Texas Cigarette and Tobacco Tax Smuggling

Texas Cigarette and Tobacco Tax Smuggling Smuggling cigarettes into Texas has become a serious problem as taxes are increasing and business owners are looking for ways to maximize their products. However, this business plan is not one to implement. We…
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Ansari Tax LLCNews and Articles
May 27, 2016

Sales Tax on Telecommunications Services

Sales Tax on Telecommunications Services Telecommunications services between locations in Texas are subject to state and local sales tax, whereas most interstate telecommunications services are only subject to state sales tax. Mobile telecommunications services are subject to state and local…
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Ansari Tax LLCNews and Articles
May 21, 2016

Houston Texas Grocery and Convenience Stores Taxable Nontaxable Sales

Houston Texas Grocery and Convenience Stores Taxable Nontaxable Sales Examples of Taxable Items • adhesive tape • alarm clocks • ale • aluminum foil • ammonia • ammunition • appliances • automotive items (oil, transmission fluid, antifreeze, etc.) • baby…
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Ansari Tax LLCNews and Articles
May 20, 2016

Dallas Texas Hotel Tax Exemptions

Dallas Texas Hotel Tax Exemptions Texas has among the highest combined hotel occupancy tax rates of any major metropolitan areas in the nation, with Houston at 17 percent and San Antonio at 16 ¾ percent. In addition to local hotel…
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Ansari Tax LLCNews and Articles
May 20, 2016

Houston Texas Franchise Tax

Houston Texas Franchise Tax At first glance, franchise tax might sound like something you have to pay if you were to own a Dunkin Donuts or a 7-Eleven. However, it doesn't mean franchise in terms of a business model where…
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Ansari Tax LLCNews and Articles
May 20, 2016

Houston Texas Sales Tax Auto Repair

Houston Texas Sales Tax Auto Repair We get just as many calls from individuals looking to repair their cars as mechanic shops wanting to know what their sales tax obligations are when it comes to repairing automobiles. NOTE: Sales tax…
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