November 1st Sales Tax Rates Available

There are not many changes to the sales tax rates for November 1st.



ZIP 86324 in Clarkdale – Yavapai County

  • The retail sales local rate was increased to 3.5% bringing the total rate, including the State, to 9.85%.

ZIP 85268 in Fountain Hills – Maricopa County

  • The retail sales local rate was increased 2.9% bringing the total rate, including the State, to 9.25%.



ZIP 37303 in Athens – McMinn County

ZIP 38583 in Sparta – White County



Sales & Use Tax Rate Changes effective October 1, 2019

Many sales and use tax rate changes are effective the third quarter of 2019 throughout the U.S. Read on to see what is changed.
ALABAMA Rate Changes

The City of Northport, in Tuscaloosa County, has increased their general sales tax rate to 3.0%.

The County of Tallapoosa has adopted a Resolution to extend their existing 2% education tax on sales.

The City of Chelsea, in Shelby County, has increased their general sales tax rate to 5%.

The City of Tuscaloosa, in Tuscaloosa county, has increased their general sales tax rate to 3%.

  • If sales of tangible personal property are made or delivered, or if purchases of tangible personal property are stored, used or consumed, outside the corporate limits of the city but within the police jurisdiction of the city, the rates of tax are one-half of those stated above.
ALASKA Rate Changes

The State of Alaska does not levy a state sales tax; there are, however, several municipal governments that do.  Here are the changes effective October 1st.

The cities of:

  1. Seldovia – 2.5%
  2. Ditka – 5.0%
  3. Dyea – 3.0%
  4. Skagway – 3.0%
  5. Whittier – 0.0%
ARKANSAS Rate Changes

Cross County has increased the general sales tax rate to 3.0% while the City of Van Buren, in Crawford county, has decreased the general sales tax rate to 1.5%.

ARIZONA Rate Changes

The City of Payson, in Gila County, has a new general retail TPT rate of 3.0%

The City of South Tuscon, in Pima County, has increased to 5.0%.


New TPT law for remote sellers and marketplace facilitators starting October 1, 2019

On May 31, 2019, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey signed into law, legislation requiring remote sellers and marketplace facilitators that have not been collecting transaction privilege tax (TPT) under current state law to begin filing and paying TPT in Arizona starting October 1, 2019.

Remote Sellers
Under the new Arizona law, a threshold has been established for remote sellers to pay TPT if their annual gross retail sales or income from online sales into Arizona is more than $200,000 in 2019, $150,000 in 2020 and $100,000 in 2021 and thereafter.

Marketplace Facilitators
Starting October 1, 2019, marketplace facilitators will be required to collect and remit TPT on taxable sales in Arizona made through its platform on its behalf or for at least one remote marketplace seller if gross retail proceeds or income for that marketplace facilitator exceeds $100,000 annually.


GEORGIA Rate Changes

Johnson County sales tax rate is now 3.0%.


KANSAS Rate Changes

The following city tax changes are effective October 1:

  1. Louisburg – 1.5%
  2. Neodesha – 2.0%
  3. Ness City – 2.0%
  4. Winfield – 2.0%


LOUISIANA Rate Changes

The rate for Abbeville in now 2.25%.


MINNESOTA Rate Changes

The following cities have implemented a new or changed Sales and Use tax rate effectie October 1st.  These sales tax rates apply to retail sales made into the City. The use tax rates apply to taxable items used in the City if the local sales tax was not paid.

  • The city of Rogers will have a 0.25% sales and use tax.
  • The following cities will have a .50% sales and use tax.
    • Avon
    • Blue Earth
    • Cambridge
    • Detroit Lakes
    • Elk River
    • Excelsior
    • Willmar
  • International Falls will have a 1.0% sales and use tax.
  • Two Harbors is increasing to 1.0 percent.
  • Duluth is increasing to 1.5%.

The following counties have implemented a new or changed Sales and Use tax rate effectie October 1st.  These sales tax rates apply to retail sales made into the County. The use tax rates apply to taxable items used in the County if the local sales tax was not paid.

  • The following counties now have a .50% sales and use tax.
    • Benton county
    • Isanti county
MISSOURI Rate Changes

The following counties have changes in the Sales and Use tax rates.

  1. Cass – 1.625%
  2. Gentry – 1.50%
  3. Johnson – 2.75%
  4. Lawrence – 2.125%
  5. Lincoln – 2.75%
  6. Ripley – 1.0%
  7. Shannon – 1.5%
  8. Worth 2.375%

The following cities have changes in the Sale and/or Use tax rates.

Sales Tax Change only:

  1. Centerview – 1.0%
  2. Verona – 2.0%
  3. North Libourn – .75%
  4. Billings – 1.0%
  5. Coney Island – 1.0%
  6. Desloge – 3.0%
  7. De Soto – 1.0%
  8. Humansivlle – 2.375%
  9. Jamestown – 1.0%
  10. Owensville – 3.0%
  11. Pacific – 3.0%
  12. Parkville – 2.0%

Use Tax Change only:

  1. Bernie – 2.0%
  2. Macon – 2.25%
  3. Williamsville – 1.5%

Sales and Use Tax change:

  1. Edina – 1.5%
  2. Houston – 2.5%
  3. Lockwood – 2.0%
  4. Walnut Grove – 2.0%


NEBRASKA Rate Changes

  • The City of Lincoln will increase its local sales and use tax rate to 1.75%
  • The Village of Orchard will start a local sales and use tax at the rate of 1.5%.


OHIO Rate Changes

  • The Allen County sales and use tax rate will increase from 6.75% to 6.85%.
  • The Clinton County sales and use tax rate will increase from 6.75% to 7.25%.
  • The Crawford County sales and use tax rate will increase from 6.75% to 7.25%.


OKLAHOMA Rate Changes

Three cities have a new sales and/or use tax rate effective October 1st.

  1. Cedar Valley – New Use tax rate of .25%
  2. Stonewall – New Use tax rate of 4%
  3. Tribbey – New Sales and Use tax rate of 2%

Four Cities have changes in their sales tax rates.

  1. Afton increased from 3% to 3.5%
  2. Cherokee increased from 3% to 3.25%
  3. Dewey increased from 3% to 3.4%
  4. Tahlequah decereased from 3.25% to 2.75%


TEXAS Rate Changes

The following cities have imposed or increased the additional city sales and use tax.

  1. Blanket – 2.0%
  2. Cross Timber – 2.0%
  3. Kosse – 2.0%
  4. League City – 2.0%
  5. Murphy will now be 1.75%; but the new Murphy Municipal Division will add .25%
  6. Post Oak Bend – 2.0%
  7. Sudan – 2.0%
  8. Three Rivers – 1.5%

The following special districts have changed which affects the total City rate.

  1. Elsa – Changed the boundaries for the Elsa Municipal Development District
  2. Grapeland – The Grapeland Municipal Development District includes the city of Grapeland.
  3. Hawley – Ended the Municipal Street Maintenance and Repair
  4. Yorktown – Ended Municipal Street Maintenance and Repair

Remote sellers are required to begin sales and use tax collections on Oct. 1, 2019.

Remote sellers should:


UTAH Rate Changes

Washington County has imposed a new Transportation Infrastructure rate of .25%


WYOMING Rate Changes

Carbon County has imposed a new Specific Purpose county rate of 1%.


Remote Sellers:  Confused about when and where to collect sales tax?  See our helpful chart for an overview.



Sales and Use Tax Changes as of Sept 1, 2019

Most rate changes occurred in Alabama this month.

The general sales tax rate for Macon County increased from 2.0% to 2.5%.


The city of Sumiton increased their general sales tax rate from 3.5% to 4.0%.


The Chilton County Commission has increased their general sales tax rate for sales made inside the corporate limits of Clanton, Jemison, Maplesville, and Thorsby from 2.0% to 3.0%.  This is jurisdiction reporting code 7711.


The Chilton County Commission has increased their general sales tax rate for sales made
outside the corporate limits of Clanton, Jemison, Maplesville, and Thorsby from 2.0% to 4.0%.  This is jurisdiction reporting code 7011.


The city of Luverne has increased their general use tax rate from 2.0% to 2.5%.


There was one rate change in the state of Arizona, where sales tax is referred to as Transaction Privilege Tax.


The rate for the city of Douglas is now 3.8%


A quick note:  Remote Seller/Marketplace Facilitator Legislation in Arizona takes effect on October 1st. The ADOR is to announce in the coming weeks when license registration opens in September.

See our chart of Remote Seller guidelines for more information on all states.


We corrected a rate discrepancy in Clear Creek, Colorado.  The rate is now 1.65%.


We clarified the placement of the rates in the South Dakota table for Indian country that participates in a tax collection agreement.  Instead of appearing in the CITY columns, they are now in the SPECIAL DISTRICT columns with the corresponding jurisdiction reporting code. The rate did not change.

  • ZIP 57764  Oglala
  • ZIP 57570  Rosebud Indian Reservation
  • ZIP 57625  Cheyenne River Reservation
  • ZIP 57625  Standing Rock Reservation
  • ZIP 57339  Crow Creek

Indian country that is part of a tax collection agreement is considered a Special Jurisdiction. All tax due in each Special Jurisdiction is reported on the state tax return using the code assigned to that Special Jurisdiction. The tax remitted is then distributed between the State and Tribal governments based on the tax collection agreements.


That’s it for September 1st changes.  Hoping you have great Fall Sales!




Remote Sellers – Did you enjoy your summer?

While you may have been enjoying the dog days of summer, you may not have noticed that some states implemented new Remote Seller rules.


Effective July 1st, rules were established for:


New Mexico


Rhode Island


Connecticut revised their thresholds effective July 1st.


Effective August 1st, Ohio starts with their rules.


Also, coming this Fall, effective October 1st, watch for these new states to come onboard.





For a review of all the states with Remote Seller Rules, follow our handy chart below.  This is not legal advice, but guidance for your review.  The chart includes links to the individual states’ Web site pages and FAQ pages, where available.


 STATE$ Gross Receipts
# Retail Sales
Alabama>$250,000October 1, 2018AL InfoFAQs for AL
Arkansas>$100,000200July 1, 2019AR InfoFAQs for AR
Arizona>$200,000 in 2019
>$150,000 in 2020
>$100,000 in 2021 +
October 1, 2019AZ Info
California>$500,000April 1, 2019CA InfoFAQ for CA
Colorado>$100,000December 1, 2018CO Info
Connecticut$100,000"and" 200December 1, 2018
Revised July 1, 2019
CT Info
District of Columia>$100,000"or" >200January 1, 2019DC Info
Georgia>$250,000 in 2019
>$100,000 in 2020
"or" >200January 1, 2019GA InfoFAQs for GA
Hawaii$100,000 +"or" 200July 1, 2018HI Info
Illinois$100,000 +"or" 200October 1, 2018IL InfoFAQ for IL
Indiana>$100,000"or" 200October 1, 2018IN InfoFAQ for IN
Iowa$100,000January 1, 2019IA Info
Kansas0October 1, 2019KS Info
Kentucky$100,000 +"or" 200October 1, 2018FAQs for KY
Louisiana>$100,000"or" 200January 1, 2019LA Info
Maine>$100,000"or" 200July 1, 2018ME Info
Maryland>$100,000"or" 200October 1, 2018MD Info
Massachusetts>$500,000"and" 100October 1, 2017MA InfoFAQs for MA
Michigan>$100,000"or" 200October 1, 2018MI InfoFAQs for MI
in 10+ transactions
"or" 100October 1, 2018MN InfoFAQs for MN
Mississippi>$250,000September 1, 2018MS Info
Nebraska>$100,000"or" 200January 1, 2019FAQs for NE
New Jersey>$100,000"and" >200October 1, 2018NJ Info
New Mexico> $100,000July 1, 2019
New York>$300,000"and" >100January 1, 2019NY InfoFAQs for NY
North Carolina>$100,000"or" 200November 1, 2018NC InfoFAQs for NC
North Dakota$100,000"or" 200October 1, 2018ND InfoFAQs for ND
Ohio>$100,000"or" 200August 1, 2019OH InfoFAQs for OH
>$100,000 in 2019
July 1, 2018
November 1, 2019
OK Info
Pennsylvania>$100,000July 1, 2019PA Info
Rhode Island$100,000"or" 200July 1, 2019RI Info
South Carolina>$100,000November 1, 2018SC InfoFAQs for SC
South Dakota>$100,000"or" 200November 1, 2018 SD Info
Texas$500,000October 1, 2019TX Info
Utah>$100,000"or" >200January 1, 2019UT Info
Vermont$100,000"or" 200July 1, 2018VT InfoFAQs for VT
Virgina>$100,000"or" 200July 1, 2019VA Info
Washington>$100,000"and" 200October 1, 2018WA Info
West Virginia>$100,000"or" 200January 1, 2019WV Info
Wisconsin>$100,000"or" 200October 1, 2018WI Info
Wyoming>$100,000"or" 200February 1, 2019WY Info



Need help with filing sales and use taxes in all your new state obligations?

We recommend contacting Brian Greet at TaxConnex.  Brian and his team have been assisting our clients with sales tax filing and consulting long before “remote sellers” became a common phrase in sales tax business.

Visit or call 877-893-5304 for an initial, free consultation.




August 2019 Sales Tax Updates

The month of August typically has less sales tax changes after the many changes in July.  But here are a few to make note of, especially the new rate in Westchester County, New York.  August is a big month for many states who offer a sales tax-free weekend for back-to-school items.  See more about that below.


The sales tax rate for Guntersville, in Marshall County, increased to 5.0% for a total new rate of 9.0%.


The use tax in Flagstaff will change per Ordinance No. 2019-013 to 7.8810%.


Beginning August 1, 2019, the sales and use tax rate in Westchester County, outside the cities of Mount Vernon, New Rochelle, White Plains, and Yonkers, increases from 7⅜% to 8⅜%. For more information, see Locality Notice ST-19-1Westchester County Increases Sales and Use Tax Rate.


The city of Oakland, in Fayette county has a new local rate of .50 which bring the new total rate to 9.75%.  The city of South Carthage, in Smith county, removed their local rate bringing the new total rate to 9.0%.

Smith County changed the county rate to 2.0% for a new total of 9.0.  The cities of Carthage and Gordonsville, in Smith county increased to a total of 9.75%.

The following states are having “sales tax holidays” in August for back-to-school shopping:  MD, MA, MS, MO, NM, OH, OK, SC, TX, VA, and WI.  Here is our complete chart of sales tax holidays.




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