Internet sales tax bill revived in committee

A bill aimed at collecting sales tax on purchases from Amazon and other online merchants advanced out of the Arkansas House Revenue and Tax Committee Thursday after having failed to pass three times before in the same committee. Each time the previous…

Sales tax collection bill passes House

A bill that would require shoppers to pay Arkansas sales tax on online purchases passed in the House 54-26 Tuesday. House Bill 1388 would require out-of-state online retailers who do not already collect sales and use tax in the state…

Online sales tax bill passes in the Senate

Arkansas is one step closer to casting a wider net when it comes to collecting sales tax. A bill aimed at raising state revenue through the collection of sales and use tax on online purchases passed 23-9 in the Senate…

Governor’s tax plan clears Senate committee

Governor's Hutchinson's tax cut for low-income earners advanced on a voice vote in the Senate Revenue and Tax committee Wednesday at the state Capitol.

Tax task force brings some around

Several state legislators who had been critical of Governor Hutchinson’s $50 million tax cut for Arkansas’s lowest earners now say they will support the plan.

Alternative bill to help low-income workers filed

Rep. Warwick Sabin (D-Little Rock) has filed alternative legislation to Governor Hutchinson’s proposed $50 million tax cut on Arkansans who earn less than $21,000. The Working Families Opportunity Act would establish a state Earned Income Tax Credit.

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