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Arkansas Sales Tax Changes Effective April and July

  • Apr 12, 2012 | Susan McLain

The following Arkansas townships and counties will be changing or enacting sales and use tax rates applicable starting July 1, 2012:

  • Batesville, Independence County up from 1% to 2%.
  • Blytheville, Mississippi County, up from 1.25% to 2.25%.
  • Crossett, Ashley County down from 2.75% to 1.25%.
  • Lincoln, Washington County, up from 1% to 2%.
  • Pike County decreased to 2%.
  • Plumerville, Conway county up from 1% to 2%.
  • Salesville, Baxter County new sales and use tax of 1%.

Changes in other Arkansas cities and counties that were effective April 1, 2012 include:

  • Caraway, Craighead County enacted a 1% sales and use tax.
  • Clarksville, Johnson County increased to 2%.
  • Manila, Mississippi County increased to 1.75%.
  • Maynard, Randolph County enacted a 1.5% sales and use tax.
  • Search, White County increased to 1.5%.
  • Widener, St. Francis County enacted a 1.75% sales and use tax.
  • Garland County increased to 1.125%.
  • Greene County increased to 1.75%.

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Susan McLain
Avalara Author Susan McLain
Susan McLain began her career as a technical writer in technology industries such as satellite networking and medical devices. Her skills encompass technical and marketing writing, usability engineering, verification and validation testing and protocol writing, requirements development, business analysis, technical illustration/graphic design and marketing. She has owned her own business providing service to small to medium sized business and in other positions, she has been in project management, documentation and marketing. She is currently the content specialist for Avalara helping to “make sales tax less taxing.”