Proposed Amendments to Regulation 1590, Newspapers and Periodicals

The California Department of Tax and Fee Administration proposes to amend Regulation 1590, Newspapers and Periodicals, to clarify the application of tax to mixed newspaper subscriptions, and prescribe the methodology for calculating the measure of tax for a sale of a mixed newspaper subscription which includes charges for transportation and sales tax reimbursement. The proposed amendments are consistent with the accounting and reporting practices of the newspaper industry.