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Washington D.C. Lowers Sales Tax


 Iowa rate changes, July 2013, due to the expiration of LOST tax.

Washington D.C. voted to decrease its sales tax from 6% to 5.75%, starting October 1, 2013. The sales tax decrease is only one way in which lawmakers are utilizing a 5-year projected budget surplus of $600 million.

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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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Will Frei
Avalara Author Will Frei
Will Frei covers sales tax news including best practices, legislation and sales tax technology. He is the Social Media Manager at Avalara.