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Williams, Arizona, Transaction Privilege Tax Rate Change

  • Jan 23, 2013 | Gail Cole

 Williams Arizona to Increase Transaction Privilege Tax in March, 2013.

The City of Williams, Arizona, will see a transaction privilege tax rate change on March 1, 2013. The new rate will be three and one-half percent (3.5%).

The change is due to Ordinance Number 932, which was passed by the City Council on December 12, 2012. Ordinance Number 932 does the following:

  • Increases the transaction privilege tax to 3.5% for Business Classification (WL 000).
  • Eliminates the tax on food for home consumption.

Contracts entered into prior to the effective date of March 1, 2013, will not be affected by this rate increase:

  • "Pre-existing Privilege Tax contracts should be reported under the Privilege Tax Contracts … utilizing the newly created Business Classification, (WL 007)... ." They are taxed at the rate of three percent (3.0%).

Ordinance Number 932 replaces Ordinance 929, which was rescinded in September 2012 because it was "posted with insufficient notice… ."

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Gail Cole
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Gail Cole
Gail Cole
Avalara Author Gail Cole
Gail began researching and writing about sales tax in 2012 and has been fascinated with it ever since. She has a penchant for uncovering unusual tax facts, and endeavors to make complex sales tax laws more digestible for both experts and laypeople.