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Alcoa Tennessee Sales Tax Rate Change


Alcoa, Tennessee has released Notice #12-09 announcing a local sales tax increase to 2.75%. The sales tax increase was approved by a majority of voters and is effective October 1, 2012.

“The new rate will apply to all taxable sales of tangible personal property made on or after October 1, 2012 and to the sale of taxable services for billing periods starting on or after October 1, 2012 by sellers located in the City of Alcoa, Tennessee.”

The consumer use tax also increases to 2.75%.

Additional Information

The local option tax rates in the City of Alcoa applies to the first $1,600 of the sale price, provided the item is not exempted by some other statute. However, the bulletin notes that “…there is a state single article tax rate of 2.75% applicable to the sales price, from $1,600.01 up to and including $3,200, of any item of tangible personal property.”

Tax Cap

There is a local tax cap of $44 “…on sales of single articles of tangible personal property.”

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Sales tax rates, rules, and regulations change frequently. Although we hope you'll find this information helpful, this blog is for informational purposes only and does not provide legal or tax advice.
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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.”