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Ask An Indirect Tax Expert: Puerto Rico Sales and Use Tax Rate Change

Ask An Indirect Tax Expert: Puerto Rico Sales and Use Tax Rate Change

Question: Is there any news on the rate change for Puerto Rico? Answer from Tyler Nelson of ONESOURCE Indirect Tax: Yes, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico is decreasing their sales and use tax rate from 6% to 5.5%, effective December 1st, 2013. If you use our OneSource Indirect Tax Determination product, this is already entered … Read More

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November 2013 International Indirect Tax Updates

As a result of  current economic developments the following VAT changes came recently into effect. Pakistan New sales tax of 3% was imposed on fabrics. A 2% additional sales tax will be charged from manufacturers. On October 4th, 2013 the Government of Pakistan Ministry of Finance Tax Department issued a notice amending Notification No. S.R.O. … Read More

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September 2013 Sales & Use Tax Rate Changes

Back to school and more tax rate changes; among the changes for September 1, 2013 were: Rate Changes Alabama: Arab 5.0%; Arab Police Jurisdiction 2.5%; Marion 3.0%; Marion Police Jurisdiction 1.5%; Pelham 4.0% (for general, agricultural, and manufacturing sales and use taxes). Ohio: Ohio state 5.75%. New Authorities Indiana: Cloverdale 1.0% (prepared food and beverages). … Read More