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October 2013 Sales Tax Rate Changes

  • Sep 17, 2013 | Gail Cole

 Many sales tax rate changes are slated for October 2013.

Each new quarter brings with it exciting reports and forecasts. We learn if national employment went up or down, and if wages did the same. We hear data on new residential construction and discover how the house price index is performing. It's all very interesting.

The start of each quarter also brings a host of sales tax rate changes. The sun rises on new rates in Maine and sets over new rates in California and Washington. Sheer poetry.

The following states will see local sales and use tax rate changes, effective October 1, 2013:

One state is increasing its state rate in October 2013: Maine. And Washington D.C. is decreasing its sales and use tax rate, effective October 1, 2013.

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Maine State Rates

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.
Gail Cole
Avalara Author
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.