Tax Changes Effective December 1, 2017

December is the last month of the last quarter of 2017.  There are only two states with changes to report.  This is typical for this time of year…..waiting for the many changes expected in January of the new year.

In Arizona, where sales tax is called Transaction Privilege Tax (TPT), the rates changed for Pinetop-Lakeside.

In Alabama, the following rate changes were noted since November 2017:

  1. Town of Cedar Bluff, up to 2.5%
  2. AL DOR sealCity of Centreville, now at 2%
  3. Town of Cuba is now 3%
  4. City of Geraldine increased 1%
  5. City of Gadsden went up to 5%
  6. City of Glencoe increased from 4 to 5%
  7. Town of Mentone is now 4%
  8. the City of Montevallo is now 5%
  9. The City of Southside is 5%

Just a quick note for sales taxes in the Town of Kinston, Alabama: the Town is now going to collect taxes instead of using the State services.

Effective with your taxes for the tax period ending December 31, 2017, which are due on or before January 20, 2018, the Town of Kinston’s sales tax will be administered by:

Town of Kinston Revenue Discovery Systems Post Office Box 830275 Birmingham, AL 35283-0725 1-800-556-7274 These taxes may continue to be remitted online through My Alabama Taxes (MAT), the ‘ONE SPOT’ to file: https://myalabamataxes.alabama.gov

 


ZIP changesSome ZIP code changes were found in the following states: Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Ohio, Puerto Rico, and Washington.

Ever get this annoying message when trying to lookup a tax rate by ZIP?

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That is because you entered a ZIP code that is no longer in service with the USPS.  Yes, the USPS does delete ZIP codes when they consolidate regions.  Zip2Tax will keep our ZIP database up-to-date to assist you.

Find more information about how to use our Sales Tax Calculator here.

 


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Tax Changes for September 2017

Only two states have tax changes for September 2017.

Sales Tax Rate changes in West Virginia

Tax rates changes were noted in Wayne and Wardensville counties effective September 1, 2017.

Find more information on West Virginia Sales Tax Rates:

West Virginia Sales Tax Rates 

September Sales Tax Rate Changes in Alabama

In the State of Alabama tax rate changes in September include the counties of Allgood and Greenville.

For the latest sales tax rates by state, visit our interactive sales tax rates by state page.

Find more information on Alabama Sales Tax Rates:

Alabama Sales Tax Rates 

ZIP Code Changes by State

There were 8 states with ZIP code changes effective after August 2017. These states with ZIP code changes include Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Minnesota, Ohio, Puerto Rico and Texas.

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Sales Tax Calculator & Software

To easily calculate sales tax rates by state for your business, visit Zip2Tax.com.  Let Zip2Tax be the tax specialist for your company, freeing you to concentrate on what you are good at – growing your business.

Tax Changes for August 2017

Sales Tax Rate Changes in Alabama

Tax rate changes were noted in the counties of Escambia and Randolph and the city of Opp.  Find more information about taxes in this state here: Alabama Sales Tax Rates 

ZIP Code Changes by State

Some states had ZIP codes changed effective after July 2017.  Theses states include Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Ohio, Puerto Rico, and Wisconsin.

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Sales &Use Tax Software

To easily calculate sales tax rates by state for your business, visit Zip2Tax.com.  Let Zip2Tax be the tax specialist for your company, freeing you to concentrate on what you are good at – growing your business.

Tax Changes for December 2016

Only one sales and/or use tax rate change in Zip2Tax products since last month. 

In Alabama, tax rates changed for East Brewton.

There were 6 states with ZIP code changes…

……in Indiana, New York, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico and Texas. 

That’s it for December!  Watch for a bigger list next month as we head into the new year.

Regards,

B.D. French, Researcher

B.D. French, Researcher

 

Tax Changes for November 2016

Sales and/or use tax rates have changed in Zip2Tax products since the October updates.

In Alabama, tax rates changed for the cities of Coffeeville and York.  

  • The Coffeeville official notice can be found here.
  • The York official notice can be found here.

In Arizona, tax rates changed for the City of Globe.

  • The Mayor and Council of the City of Globe passed Ordinance No. 834. which amended the City Tax Code to increase the tax rate on retail sales from two percent (2%) to two and three-tenths percent (2.3%).  More details here AZ DOR.

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There were 16 states with ZIP code changes…

……in Arizona, California, Connecticut, DC, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Minnesota, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Puerto Rico, Texas, and Wisconsin.

 

Until next month, best regards!

B.D. French, Researcher

B.D. French, Tax Researcher

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