Remote Seller + New Year = New Sales Taxes

Remote Sellers…..Are you ready?

Seven states implemented their economic nexus sales tax rules for remote sellers with the new year.

These States all have effective dates of January 1st.

  • District of Columbia
  • Georgia
  • Iowa
  • Louisiana
  • Nebraska
  • New York
  • Utah

Do you have your sales tax rates in place for each state?  Do you know if you meet the thresholds? See our Economic Nexus Chart for a complete overview of the States and their guidelines.

STATE$ Gross Receipts
Limit
# Retail Sales
Transactions
EFFECTIVE DATEDepartment of Revenue Links
Alabama$250,000October 1, 2018AL DOR Announement
ArkansasProposed $100,000Proposed 200TBDHouse Bill 1002 still in discussion.
Colorado$100,000200December 1, 2018CO Info for Remote Sellers
Connecticut$250,000200December 1, 2018CT DOR Announcement
District of Columia$200,000200January 1, 2019DC Internet Sales Tax Amendment Act of 2018
Georgia$250,000200January 1, 2019GA Requirements
Hawaii$100,000200July 1, 2018HI DOR Announcement
Indiana$100,000200October 1, 2018IN DOR Tax Bulletin
Iowa$100,000200January 1, 2019IA DOR Announement
Kentucky$100,000200July 1, 2018KY Ruling FAQs
Louisiana$100,000200January 1, 2019Louisiana DOR
Maine$100,000200July 1, 2018ME Help for Remote Sellers
Maryland$100,000200October 1, 2018MD DOR Tax Alert
Massachusetts$500,000100October 1, 2017MA DOR rule has been in effect since 2017
Michigan$100,000200October 1, 2018MI DOR Document
Minnesota$100,000100October 1, 2018MN Bulletin for Remote Sellers
Mississippi$250,000September 1, 2018MS DOR Guidance for Online Sellers
Nebraska$100,000200January 1, 2019NE DOR News Bulletin
New Jersey$100,000200October 1, 2018NJ DOR Notice for Remote Sellers
New York$300,000100January 1, 2019NYS DOR Announcement
North Carolina$100,000200November 1, 2018NC DOR Directive
North Dakota$100,000200October 1, 2018ND DOR
Pennsylvania$10,000March 1, 2018PA DOR
Rhode Island$100,000200RI DOR FAQs for Remote Sellers
South Dakota$100,000200October 1, 2018 SD DOR Remote Seller Law
Texas$500,000October 1, 2019
Utah$100,000200January 1, 2019Online Sales Tax Amendments
Vermont$100,000200July 1, 2018VT DOR
Virgina$100,000200TBD
Washington$100,000200October 1, 2018WA DOR
Wisconsin$100,000200October 1, 2018WI DOR FAQs
Wyoming$100,000200Date TBDWY DOR Page

We Have The Tax Rates

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Automate your online shopping cart with sales tax data at the point of sale. A secure sales tax API connects your database to the Zip2Tax constantly updated servers to power your e-commerce site with a real-time data when you need it.

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October 1st Sales & Use Tax Rate Changes

October 1st of every year usually sees many State and Local tax rates change and this year is no different.  Here are changes in the General Retail Sales Tax rates.

ALABAMA: 

  • The Town of Orrville has increased their sales tax from 2.0% to 3.5%
  • The Town of Red Level has increased their sales tax from 2.0% to 2.5%
  • The City of Hoover has modified their sales tax rate from 3.0% to 3.5%
  • More details of the changes in Alabama can be found here

ARKANSAS:

ARIZONA:  Although commonly referred to as a sales tax, the Arizona Transaction Privilege Tax (TPT) is actually a tax on a vendor for the privilege of doing business in the state.

  • Mohave County tax rate of .25% has been removed in the City of Kingman

CALIFORNIA: City rate changes listed below include the combine state and local rates.

  • City of Chula Vista (San Diego County): from 8.25% to 8.75%
  • Town of Corte Madera (Marin County): from 8.75% to 9%
  • City of Grass Valley (Nevada County): from 8% to 8.5%
  • City of Huntington Park (Los Angeles County): from 9.5% to 10.25%
  • City of Kingsburg (Fresno County): from 7.975% to 8.975%
  • City of Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz County): from 9% to 9.25%

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA: The sales and use tax rate will increase from 5.75% to 6%

GEORGIA: Twenty-two counties increased they rates by 4% bringing the total sales tax rate to 8%

  • Ware county increased to 9%.
  • See the list here.

KANSAS: City and County rate changes, as well as special districts.

  • City of Andover combined rate now 7.50%
  • City of Harper combined rate now 8.0%
  • City of Mission Hills combined rate now 9.225%
  • City of Westwood combined rate now 9.475%
  • For a detailed list of the other changes click here.

MINNESOTA: In the City of Worthington, the combined rate has been reduced to 6.875%

MISSOURI:  Let’s just say, this state has an awful lot of changes.  Here is the detail.

MISSISSIPPI: One change for the City of Tupelo, an additional .25% for ZIP 38801.

NORTH CAROLINA:  Seven counties have a tax rate change for a total combined rate of 7.0%

  • Clay
  • Gaston
  • Jones
  • Lincoln
  • Pasquotank
  • Rockingham
  • Rutherford

NORTH DAKOTA: Some city changes as follows:

  • City of Devils Lake increased the tax rate to 2.25% for a combined rate of 7.25%
  • City of Fessenden approved a new tax rate of 2.0% for a combined rate of 7%
  • City of Lisbon increased the tax rate to 2.5% for a combined rate of 7.5%

OHIO: In Montgomery County, the combined state and local rate will increase from 7.25 to 7.5 percent. In Tuscarawas County, the combined rate will jump from 6.75 to 7.25 percent.

OKLAHOMA: The city of Glencoe has a new 4.662% tax, and other cities increased their tax rates:

  • Laverne: 2.25% to 3.25%
  • McAlester: 3.5% to 3.75%
  • Shawnee: 3% to 3.5%

Rogers county tax rate decreased from 1.833% to .8333%

TEXAS: The Hamlin Municipal Development District in Jones and Fisher counties is increasing the local sales and use tax to 0.5%.  Rates are changing in the cities below, listed with the new combined rate:

  • Boyd (Wise County), 8.25%
  • Buffalo Gap (Taylor County), 8.25%
  • Crystal City (Zavala County), 8.25%
  • Fairchilds (Fort Bend County), 7.25%
  • Fruitvale (Van Zandt County), 8.25%
  • Hickory Creek (Denton County), 8.25%
  • Peaster (Parker County), 8.25%
  • Prosper (Collin County), 8.25%
  • Prosper (Denton County), 8.25%
  • Rio Vista (Johnson County), 8.25%
  • Rule (Haskell County), 8.25%
  • Saint Hedwig (Bexar County), 8.25%
  • Sterling City (Sterling County), 8.25%
  • Winona (Smith County), 8%
  • Yorktown (DeWitt County), 8.25%

UTAH:  The following counties will impose a new 0.25% county option highway and public transit sales and use tax

  • Cache County
  • Salt Lake County
  • Summit County
  • Tooele County

WYOMING:  Carbon County rate decreased from 2% down to 1% for a total sales tax rate of 5%

Attention Remote Sellers:

Keep an eye on the chart for upcoming changes to the tax rules for you.  Then contact Teresa for assistance with getting all the tax data you need to stay in compliance!

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Internet Sales Taxes and Remote Sellers

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The United States Supreme Court ruled in South Dakota v. Wayfair on June 21, 2018, that states can require remote sellers to collect and remit sales tax on items delivered to locations within their state regardless of physical presence.

Remote Sellers

If you sell to a state, but do not have a physical presence in that state, you are now a Remote Seller.  As a remote seller, you will need to check with each state to determine if you are required to register in that state.

Who-What-Where-When-Why

Registration requirements, small business exemptions, effective dates, and other factors all vary by state.  Some states have not published their rulings yet; and other states don’t have plans to implement a ruling in the near future.

The following chart will be updated regularly as new information becomes available.  It is not legal advice, but it is an informative reference with links to the departments of revenues and their publications on the topic.

STATE$ Gross Receipts
Limit
# Retail Sales
Transactions
EFFECTIVE DATEDepartment of Revenue Links
Alabama$250,000October 1, 2018AL DOR Announement
ArkansasProposed $100,000Proposed 200TBDHouse Bill 1002 still in discussion.
Colorado$100,000200December 1, 2018CO Info for Remote Sellers
Connecticut$250,000200December 1, 2018CT DOR Announcement
District of Columia$200,000200January 1, 2019DC Internet Sales Tax Amendment Act of 2018
Georgia$250,000200January 1, 2019GA Requirements
Hawaii$100,000200July 1, 2018HI DOR Announcement
Indiana$100,000200October 1, 2018IN DOR Tax Bulletin
Iowa$100,000200January 1, 2019IA DOR Announement
Kentucky$100,000200July 1, 2018KY Ruling FAQs
Louisiana$100,000200January 1, 2019Louisiana DOR
Maine$100,000200July 1, 2018ME Help for Remote Sellers
Maryland$100,000200October 1, 2018MD DOR Tax Alert
Massachusetts$500,000100October 1, 2017MA DOR rule has been in effect since 2017
Michigan$100,000200October 1, 2018MI DOR Document
Minnesota$100,000100October 1, 2018MN Bulletin for Remote Sellers
Mississippi$250,000September 1, 2018MS DOR Guidance for Online Sellers
Nebraska$100,000200January 1, 2019NE DOR News Bulletin
New Jersey$100,000200October 1, 2018NJ DOR Notice for Remote Sellers
New York$300,000100January 1, 2019NYS DOR Announcement
North Carolina$100,000200November 1, 2018NC DOR Directive
North Dakota$100,000200October 1, 2018ND DOR
Pennsylvania$10,000March 1, 2018PA DOR
Rhode Island$100,000200RI DOR FAQs for Remote Sellers
South Dakota$100,000200October 1, 2018 SD DOR Remote Seller Law
Texas$500,000October 1, 2019
Utah$100,000200January 1, 2019Online Sales Tax Amendments
Vermont$100,000200July 1, 2018VT DOR
Virgina$100,000200TBD
Washington$100,000200October 1, 2018WA DOR
Wisconsin$100,000200October 1, 2018WI DOR FAQs
Wyoming$100,000200Date TBDWY DOR Page

We Have The Tax Rates

Zip2Tax has Sales  and Use Tax Tables that offer a wide range of options to meet your needs.  Online shopping cart integration, ERP system platforms, call centers and invoicing programs. Single state, entire US and/or Canada, monthly subscriptions or one-time downloads…whatever you need.

All ZIP codes in every State included—over 12,000 jurisdictions!

Automate your online shopping cart with sales tax data at the point of sale. A secure sales tax API connects your database to the Zip2Tax constantly updated servers to power your e-commerce site with a real-time data when you need it.

Use this handy comparison chart to match our services to your needs.  Then give us a call, email or Chat!

 

 

June 1st Sales Tax Changes

June 1st Sales Tax Changes

The June 1st Sales Tax Changes are all in the state of Alabama this month.

  • City of Tallassee (within Elmore County – Locality Code 9364)
  • City of Tallassee (within Tallapoosa County – Locality Code 9363)
  • City of Vestavia Hills
  • Town of Hayden
  • City of Winfield (located in Fayette & Marion County)

An administrative note for the Henagar AL:  The governing body of the City of Henagar has adopted Resolution No. 2018-0301 to commence services rendered by the Alabama Department of Revenue in the administration and collection of the sales/use taxes, for the City of Henagar. This Resolution is effective June 01, 2018.  For more information on this administrative change, the AL DOR provides this link.

Our Research Team also made adjustments to some rates for the “unincorporated” areas of Washington State.

There were 12 states with ZIP code changes effective after May 2018 including Arkansas, Arizona, DC, Florida, Iowa, Maryland, Montana, New York, Ohio, Texas, Washington, and Wisconsin.

About Us

Zip2Tax, LLC has been in the business of providing accurate and timely sales tax data since 2007. Our customer base has grown quickly since then and we are pleased to have obtained the trust of many Fortune 500 companies as well as thousands of small organizations. Click here to see a few of the companies that entrust us to provide their sales and use tax data.

Our staff of dedicated professionals are committed to providing superior service to all of our valued customers. Our research staff retrieves tax data directly from each state’s department of taxation throughout the month. In certain cases, we check directly with individual municipalities to ensure the highest level of precision. We combine the accuracy of automation with the caution of manual confirmation to make sure our data is processed to the specifications your business requires.

May 2018 Tax Rate Changes

May 2018 Tax Rate Changes

The following May 2018 Sales Tax Changes have been made to Zip2Tax products since April.

Arkansas has more than 300 local sales taxes in addition to the State sales tax rate of 6.5%. Cities and counties in Arkansas have the authority to enact a local sales and use tax if it is passed by an election of the voters in their jurisdictions.  New rates are in effect for the cities of:

  • Alexander
  • Conway
  • Des Arc
  • De Witt
  • Lonoke
  • and the counties of Saint Francis, Independence, and Baxter

In South Carolina a new local 1% Capital Projects tax has been imposed in Spartanburg County.  And in York County, the 1% Capital Projects Tax was reimposed effective May 2018.

Tennessee mandates the maximum local tax that can be levied is 2.75%. The levy of the tax by a county precludes, any city or town within the county from levying the tax.  However, a city or town has the right to levy the tax at a rate equal to the difference between the county rate and the  maximum.

  • Effective on the 1st; Williamson county rate increased from 2.25% to the maximum 2.75%

Wyoming sales taxes, known technically as “excise taxes”, saw changes in two counties. While Sweetwater County dropped a 1% special purpose tax from their collections; Niobrara County added a 1% special purpose tax.

For April’s changes click here.


Retailer Reminders

Attention Arizona retailers. A reminder for Pinal County: Effective 4/1/2018 FOR PINAL COUNTY ONLY, any retail single item portion over $10,000 shall be taxed at 6.7% using business code 367.

Georgia sales tax filers are reminded reporting codes changed for Atlanta in Dekalb and Fulton counties.  If inside Atlanta city limits Dekalb county jurisdiction code is 044A and Fulton county is 060A.


USPS Postal ZIP Code Changes

There were 4 states with ZIP code changes effective after April, 2018 including California, Indiana, Puerto Rico, and Palau.


Zip2Tax Service Subscriptions

If you are subscribed to Online Lookup or the API services, these rates will be reflected as of May 1st.  If you are subscribed to our tax tables services, these rate tables are available for download from your Web login.

Until next month…happy sales!


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