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September Sales & Use Tax Changes

Indirect Tax, ONESOURCE, Sales and Use Tax August 26, 2011

Changes effective for September are sparse this year, although there are some items of note. We have already seen several states post their changes effective Q4 2011 such as Arkansas, Kansas, North Dakota and Utah to name a few. Others are sure to join in as we move closer to October 1st. Some of the September changes include:

New Levies

Alabama: Fort Deposit 3.0% (rental sales and use tax); Fort Deposit Police Jurisdiction 1.25%; Fort Deposit Police Jurisdiction 1.5% (rental sales and use tax)

Rate Changes

Alabama:  Cherokee County 3.5%; Fort Deposit 2.5%

Sales Tax Holidays

The Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska and City of Homer, Alaska are having a tax holiday on the purchases of qualifying non-prepared food items from 1 September 2011 until 31 May 2012.
Wrangell, Alaska is having a sales tax holiday on 10 September 2011. This holiday will exempt purchases of all tangible personal property and services, however rental transactions are not included.

Please be sure to check your state revenue sites to stay up to date.