January 2019 Sales and Use Tax Rate Changes

The January 2019 Sales and Use Tax Rate tables were available to our customers on Friday, December 21, 2018.  There are many changes, as usual, for the start of the year.  Here are the jurisdictions by State that have changes since December.

ALABAMA

  • The city of Oakman AL

ARKANSAS

  • The counties of Baxter, Grant and Perry.
  • The cities of Hamburg, Piggott

ARIZONA

  • The cities of Douglas, Kingman, Marana

COLORADO

  • The cities of Berthoud, Fleming, Georgetown, Conifer MDT, Eagle/Vail MDT, Black Hawk, Central City, Denver, Minturn, and Manitou Springs.
  • The counties of Chaffee, Larimer, and Saguache

FLORIDA

  • The counties of Alachua, Broward, Collier, Hillsborough, Lee, Martin, Okaloosa, Saint Lucie, Washington

HAWAII

  • The counties of Hawaii and Kauai

IOWA

  • The cities of Warrant (unincorporated), New Virginia, and Saint Mary’s.
  • The city of Shelby was corrected so the 1% is now in the County rate column instead of the City rate column.

IDAHO

  • The city of Sun Valley

ILLINOIS

  • The cities of Belvidere, Harvey, Rockdale, and West Chicago.
  • The counties of Henry and Stark

KANSAS

  • The cities of Arkansas City, Glade, and Osawatomie

MINNESOTA

  • The counties of Goodhue, Dodge, and Sherburne.

MISSOURI

  • The cities of Clarksville, Caruthersville, Clarkton, Clever, Fredericktown, Indian Point, Greenwood, Lathrop, Matthews, New Hampton, Pendleton, and Pine Lawn.
  • The counties of Dekalb and Pike

NORTH DAKOTA

  • The cities of Bowman, Burlington, Enderlin, New Salem, and Towner.

NEBRASKA

  • The cities of Pender, Wahoo, Dakota City, and Randoph.

NEW MEXICO

  • The cities of Rio Rancho, Raton, Anthony, Aztec, Bayard, and Farmington.
  • The counties of Mora and Sandoval

OHIO

  • The county of Stark.

OKLAHOMA

  • The cities of Dustin and Hennessy
  • The counties of Jackson and Harmon

SOUTH DAKOTA

  • The cities of Trent and Interior; and the outlying boundaries of Winner.

TENNESSEE

  • The county of Macon.

TEXAS

  • Childress/Childress Municipal Development District
  • Sweetwater/Sweetwater Municipal Development District

UTAH

  • The county of Beaver

WASHINGTON STATE

  • Transportation Benefit Districts in Ephrata, Marysville and Ocean Shores

 

November 1st Sales & Use Tax Rate Changes

november 1stSales & Use Tax Rate Changes

The November 1st sales & use tax rate changes are minimal compared to last month.

Alabama
  • New local rate for Sweet Water in Marengo county bringing the total sales tax rate to 9.0%
  • Cardiff in Jefferson county is now at 10%.
Arizona
  • Cottonwood, in Yavapai County has increased to a total rate of 10.0%
Colorado
  • Fort Carson in El Paso County is now showing a total rate of 5.13%
Louisiana
  • Saint Tammany parish had a rate expiration, bringing the new total rate to 8.50%
Utah
  • White City in Salt Lake county is now at 7.10%

Remote Sellers – The New Sales Tax Rules

If you are selling to states that have the new “Economic Nexus” rules, you may need to start collecting and paying sales tax…even in you do not have “physical nexus”.

Click here to find out more including a handy chart to help you sort it out.

 

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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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.

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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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