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%

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Los Angeles County CA – Measure H

Los Angeles County CA – Measure H

Measure H goes into effect October 1, 2017

Los Angeles County CA – Measure H

Measure H, a sales tax measure to fund homeless services and prevention,  was on the ballot for Los Angeles County voters, on March 7, 2017 and was approved by the required two-thirds super majority.

The result is a 0.25% increase in the sales tax rate in Los Angeles County effective October 1st.  This will bring the rate in unincorporated Los Angeles County and incorporated cities lacking a district tax to 9.5%.

Some cities in the county, however, will not increase because they are already at the maximum combined district rate of 10.25%.  Those cities are:

  • Compton
  • Long Beach
  • Lynwood
  • Mirada
  • Pico Rivera
  • Santa Monica
  • South Gate

In the event that a local tax in the above named cities should expire, then the Measure H rate will kick in immediately.

Measure H is set to expire in ten years on September 30, 2027.

 

The result is a 0.25% increase in the sales tax rate in Los Angeles County effective October 1st.  This will bring the rate in unincorporated Los Angeles County and incorporated cities lacking a district tax to 9.5%.The result is a 0.25% increase in the sales tax rate in Los Angeles County effective October 1st.  This will bring the rate in unincorporated Los Angeles County and incorporated cities lacking a district tax to 9.5%.

Tax Changes for July 2017

Rates July

July 2017 brings many changes to sales tax rates for 19 states.  Is your state listed?

In Alabama, tax rates changed for Citronelle, Hokes Bluff, Reform, Gurley, Albertville, Midland City and Ashville.

In Arkansas, tax rates changed for Damascus, Eureka Springs, Lamar, Lonoke, Plumerville and Garland County.

In Arizona, tax rates changed for Tucson and Payson.

In California, tax rates changed for Los Angeles County.

In Georgia, tax rates changed for the counties of Fayette, Randolph and Towns.

In Iowa, tax rates changed for Forest City.

In Illinois, tax rates changed for Bartonville, Lincolnshire, Carlock, Crete, Dix, Marion, Olympia Fields, Orland Hills, Pekin, Pittsburg, Sandwich, Spring Valley, Sterling, Villa Park, and the counties of Coles, Cumberland, Edgar, Iroquois, Jackson, Lee, Macon, McDonough, Montgomery, Peoria, Rock Island and Wabash.

In Kansas, tax rates changed for Butler and the counties of Kingman and Stevens.

In Minnesota, tax rates changed for Olmsted County.

In Missouri, tax rates changed for Doniphan, Eminence, Orrick, Piedmont and the counties of Macon, Marion, Monroe and Shelby.

In North Dakota, tax rates changed for Carpio.

In New Mexico, tax rates changed for Roswell, Clovis, Deming, Taos Ski Valley, Estancia and the counties of Bernalillo, Cibola, Hidalgo and Taos.

In Oklahoma, tax rates changed for Sperry and North Miami.

In South Dakota, tax rates changed for Dante, Lake City, Morristown and Toronto.

In Texas, tax rates changed for Hamlin.

In Utah, tax rates changed for Kearns and Magna.

In Washington, tax rates changed for Chehalis, Lacey and the county of Garfield.

In West Virginia, tax rates changed for Bluefield, Follansbee, Moundsville, New Cumberland, Princeton, Saint Albans, Shepherdstown, Sistersville and Wayne.

In Wyoming, tax rates changed for Niobrara County.

There were 13 states with ZIP code changes effective after June 2017 including California, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, New York, Ohio, Puerto Rico, Texas, and Wisconsin.

For June’s changes click here.

Tax Changes for May 2017

Prepared

Prepared in Mind and Resources

As one of South Carolina’s  mottoes exclaims, “Prepared in Mind and Resources”; we prepared the changes in your sales & use tax resources effective May 1st for South Carolina and three other states.

Each of these Tax Lookupcounties in South Carolina will impose a new 1% Capital Projects Tax.

  • Allendale
  • Barnwell
  • Greenwood
  • Horry
  • McCormick
  • Williamsburg

Newberry County reimposed the 1% Capital Projects Tax; Union County will impose a new 1% Local Option Tax, and Charleston County increased the Transportation Tax.

Other changes in sales and/or use tax rates this month include:

ALABAMA: Changes for Brookside and Rockford

CALIFORNIA: A change for Ukiah.

NEW MEXICO:  Changes for Cuba and Hidalgo County.

mister zipcodeAs for ZIP code changes since last month; here is the list.

  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Connecticut
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Massachusetts
  • Maryland
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Ohio
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Puerto Rico
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah

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For April’s changes click here.

That’s it for May.  Until next month…….

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B.D. French, Zip2Tax Research Assistant

 

Tax Changes for April 2017

Eureka! California Is Not Fooling Around!

In California, tax rates are changing as of April 1, 2017 for the following 41 cities:

Belmont, Chula Vista, Clearlake, Del Mar, Downey, East Palo Alto, El Centro, Fairfax, Fortuna, Fountain Valley, Hemet, Indio, Isleton, La Palma, La Quinta, Lakeport, Loomis, Lynwood, Madera, Martinez, Menifee, Newark, Orland, Placerville, Pleasant Hill, Ridgecrest, Riverside, Santa Monica, Santa Paula, St. Helena, Stockton, Suisun City, Temecula, Tracy, Ventura, Visalia, Wasco, West Sacramento, Westminster, Yreka, Yucca Valley.

For the California counties,  tax rate changes affect Merced, Monterey, Nevada, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Sonoma and Stanislaus.

Now let’s take a look at some other states with changes.

In Alaska, ttax collectorax rates changed for Sitka, Skagway, Seldovia and Whittier.

In Alabama, tax rates changed for Double Springs, Fruithurst, Moody, Littleville and Attalla.

In Arkansas, tax rates changed for Bald Knob, Cedarville, Haskell, Judsonia, Pleasant Plains, and the counties of Searcy, Saint Francis, White and Marion.

In Georgia, tax rates changed for the counties of Douglas, Fulton, Glynn, Liberty, and Pulaski and for the city of Atlanta.

In Kansas, tax rates changed for Burrton, Dearing, Edna, Hiawatha, Howard, Luray, Manhattan, Mullinville, Rolla, Stafford, Thayer, Towanda, Yates Center and the counties of Ford, Johnson, Sumner, and Thomas.

In Louisiana, tax rates changed for Carencro and Boyce.

In Minnesota, tax rates changed for Lake County.

In Missouri, tax rates changed for the counties of Benton, Douglas, Reynolds and Jackson and the cities of Granby, Greenville, Hallsville, Hartville, Overland, Rogersville, Vinita Park, and Wood Heights.

In North Carolina, tax rates changed for Wake County.

In Nebraska, tax rates changed for Beaver Crossing, Clarkson, Edison, Fort Calhoun, Greeley, Pilger, Blue Hill Central City, Fairfield, Chappell, Crete, and Pawnee City.

In Nevada, tax rates changed for the counties of Washoe and Clark.

In Ohio, tax rates changed for the counties of Lorain and Holmes.

In Oklahoma, tax rates changed for the counties of Mayes, Atoka, and Beckham and the cities of Healdton, Porum, Gate and Cyril.

In Texas, tax rates changed for Annetta North, Gustine, El Cenizo, Ivanhoe, Streetman, Kingsbury, Hughes Springs, and Sunset Valley.

In Utah, tax rates changed for the counties of Summit, Grand, and Millard and the cities of Millcreek, Payson, and Cedar Hills.

In Washington, tax rates changed for Snohomish County RTA, Spokane County RTA, King County RTA, Pierce County RTA, Kalama, Cowlitz County, Kitsap County, and Lincoln County.

In Wisconsin, tax rates changed for Kewaunee County.

In Wyoming, tax rates changed for the counties of Laramie, Hot Springs, Park, and Teton.

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Phew!  If that isn’t enough change for you, here are 31 states with ZIP code changes.

Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, and West Virginia

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For March’s changes click here.

Well, I’m dog tired from all this research.  Until next month……….
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B.D. French, Zip2Tax Research Assistant