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February Sales and Use Tax Rate Changes

Indirect Tax, Sales and Use Tax January 27, 2011

After the rush of changes the new year brings, we ease into a quiet February with far fewer changes than January.

Rate Changes

Alabama – Haleyville 3.0%, Haleyville Police Jurisdiction 1.5%, Sumter County 3.0%, Wetumpa 3.0% (rental sales/use tax rate), Wetumpka Police Jurisdiction 1.5% (rental sales/use tax rate)

Sales Tax Holidays

Maryland is having a sales tax holiday on all purchases of qualified Energy Star appliances. This holiday will begin on 19 February 2011 and will continue through 21 February 2011.

Skagway, Alaska is having a sales tax holiday on all purchases of tangible personal property. This holiday began on 26 November 2010 and will continue through 28 February 2011.

For more information regarding these changes I encourage you to visit the jurisdiction websites affecting your business.