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April Sales & Use Changes

Indirect Tax, ONESOURCE, Sales and Use Tax March 29, 2012

There are quite a few changes effective for Q2 2012. Below you can reference a selection of the changes taking effect as of during April:

New Levies

Arkansas: Caraway 1.0%; Maynard 1.5%; Widener 1.75%
California: 5 new districts
Kansas: 4 new districts
Louisiana: 1 new district
Missouri: 8 new districts
North Dakota: Kindred 1.5%
Texas: Ivanhoe 0.25%; Providence Village 1.0%; 11 new districts
Utah: Bluffdale South 1.8%

Rate Changes

Alabama: Anniston 5.0%; Anniston Police Jurisdiction 2.5%
Alaska: Seldovia 4.5%; Sitka Borough 6.0%; Skagway Borough 5.0%; Whittier 5.0%
Arkansas: Clarksville 2.0%; Garland County 1.125%; Greene County 1.75%; Manila 0.75%; Searcy 1.5%
Georgia: Bibb County (Special Purpose) 1.0%; Dade County (Educational) 0.0%; Pike County (Educational) 0.0%; Treutlen County (Special Purpose) 0.0%
Kansas: Colby 0.75%; Jackson County 1.0%; Mission 1.25%
Louisiana: Broussard 2.5%; Crowley 2.0%
Missouri: Cameron 2.25%; Carthage 2.4375%; Hamilton 2.0%; Madison County 2.0%; New Madrid 2.5%; Newton County 1.125%; Senath 2.0%; Warsaw 2.375%
Nebraska: Ravenna 1.5%
North Carolina: Buncombe County 2.25%; Durham County 2.25%; Orange County 2.25%; Montgomery County 2.25%
North Dakota: Forman 1.5%; Williston 2.0%
Ohio: Lake County 1.0%; Marion County 1.0%; Stark County 0.5%
Oklahoma: Edmond 3.75%; Luther 3.0% (use tax only); Oilton 5.0%; Wetumka 4.0%
Texas: Grandfalls 1.5%; Lone Oak 1.25%; Lowry Crossing 1.75%; Moody 1.5%; Murphy 1.5%; Paducah 1.75%; Webberville 2.0%
Washington: Auburn (Pierce County) 2.9%; Battle Ground 1.9%; Bonney Lake 2.9%; Bonney Lake (Non-RTA) 2.0%; Buckley 2.0%; Camas 1.9%; Carbonado 1.4%; Clark County PTBA 1.9%; Connell 1.5%; DuPont 2.9%; Eatonville 1.4%; Edgewood 2.9%; Fife 2.9%; Fircrest 2.9%; Franklin County Areas 1.5%; Franklin County PTBA 2.1%; Gig Harbor 2.0%; Gig Harbor (HBZ) 2.0%; Kahlotus 1.5%; La Center 1.9%; Lakewood 2.9%; Mason county Areas 2.0%; Mesa 1.5%; Milton (Pierce County) 2.9%; North Bend 2.3%; North Bonneville 1.2%; Orting 2.9%; Pacific (Pierce County) 2.9%; Pasco 2.1%; Pierce County Areas 2.3%; Pierce County Areas (Non-RTA) 1.4%; Pierce County PTBA 2.9%; Pierce County PTBA (Non-RTA) 2.0%; ce County PTBA (HBZ) 2.0%; Puyallup 2.9%; Ridgefield 1.9%; Ridgefield (TBD) 2.1%; Roy 1.4%; Ruston 2.9%; Shelton 2.1%; Skamania County Areas 1.2%; South Prarie 1.4%; Steilacoom 2.9%; Stevenson 1.2%; Sumner 2.9%; Tacoma 2.9%; University Place 2.9%; Vancouver 1.9%; Washougal 1.9%; Wilkeson 1.4%; Woodland 1.2%; Yacolt 1.9%
Wyoming: Laramie County 1.0%

Sales Tax Holiday

Missouri: The state of Missouri, and participating locals, is holding it’s annual Show Me Green Sales Tax Holiday from 19 April 2012 through 25 April 2012 on the purchases of qualified Energy Star appliances. Please visit to Missouri Department of Revenue website for further information.

Please remember to reference your state and local revenue websites for tax information upcoming for April and Q2 2012.