Attorney General Slatery Supports Supreme Court's Ruling On Online Sales Tax

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III released the following statement regarding Thursday’s U.S. Supreme Court decision on online sales tax: 

“Today’s U.S. Supreme Court decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair, holding that States may collect sales tax from online retailers, is welcome news," General Slatery said.  "Tennessee joined a multi-state amicus brief in support of South Dakota that highlighted the importance of this source of revenue for the States and the unfairness of the previous rule to our local retailers. 

"We will continue to review the decision and its impact on the pending case filed against the TN Department of Revenue by the American Catalog Association.”

 


Habitat ReStore Opens At New Location In Dalton

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New Hamilton County Business Licenses


Habitat for Humanity of Greater Dalton’s ReStore is now officially open at 111 North Glenwood Ave. Habitat officials thanked the sponsors that helped fund the move, all staff members that ... (click for more)

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Business

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Habitat for Humanity of Greater Dalton’s ReStore is now officially open at 111 North Glenwood Ave. Habitat officials thanked the sponsors that helped fund the move, all staff members that put in countless hours beautifying the space, and all board members and volunteers that made the relocation event run smoothly. The ReStore is one of Habitat’s resource development engines. ... (click for more)

Tennessee American Water Submits 2019 Infrastructure Projects For Approval To TPUC

Tennessee American Water announced Monday that it has submitted its 2019 list of capital infrastructure projects and associated costs to the Tennessee Public Utility Commission. The capital plan is submitted annually to TPUC for approval. Tennessee American Water has proposed that the project costs be offset by income tax savings resulting from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which would ... (click for more)

Breaking News

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Opinion

HES Can't Be Matched, Replicated Or Cheaply Duplicated

As a volunteer at the Humane Educational Society for four years, I have first-hand knowledge of the work this organization does and the conditions it has to overcome to do it. The 118-year-old facility in which the administration, staff and volunteers work every day is at the end of its road. A new shelter space is more than warranted. The good news is that there are county funds ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: A Thanksgiving Request

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