Re: [Emerald] Texas ISP Tax

Dale E. Reed Jr. ( (no email) )
Wed, 08 Sep 1999 08:37:33 -0700

Eric Reeves wrote:
> Any of you ISP's running Emerald in Texas? How are you guys going to deal
> with this wonderful new tax that's coming into effect October 1st? I've
> been told Emerald is not going to support it until release 3.0, which is
> quite a ways off.
> For those of you unaware, us Texans must charge tax on anything past the
> first $25 of Internet access, data processing, and "information services".
> As I understand it, this means connectivity (dialup), web page creation
> (but not hosting), and consulting services, but nothing else (not hosting
> / email boxes / etc). So we would have to have a method of selecting
> which individual services are 'taxable', and then Emerald would have to
> determine at the time of creating invoices whether or not the total amount
> for 'taxable' services is more than $25, and if so, charge tax on the
> total minus $25. EESH. It really stinks.

One thing I haven't been able to clarify. Is the tax "credit" (if you
per service, or accumulative? For example, if you have two dialup
for $20 each on the same MBR, is that tax on $15, or is there no tax on
either (since they are both under $25)?


Dale E. Reed Jr. Emerald and RadiusNT__________________________________________IEA Software, Inc.

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