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Arkansas Sales and Use Tax Changes, January 2014


 Arkansas announces several new rates for the new year.

The Department of Finance and Administration has announced several upcoming changes to local sales and use tax rates. These changes take effect January 1, 2014.

  • Blytheville, in Mississippi County, will decrease the rate from 1.25% to 1%;
  • Crossett, in Ashley County, will increase the rate from 1.25% to 2.25%;
  • Huntsville, in Madison County, will increase the rate from 1% to 2%;
  • Paris, in Logan County, will increase the rate from 0.5% to 1.5%;
  • Vilonia, in Faulkner County, will increase the rate from 2% to 2.5%;
  • Lawrence County will increase its sales and use tax rate from 1.5% to 2%; and
  • Nevada County will increase the rate from 1% to 2%.

In addition, Barling, in Sebastian County, will rescind its sales and use tax, and Portland, in Ashley County, will enact a 1% sales and use tax.

Mountain Home, in Baxter County, is being annexed and will impose a 1% sales and use tax.

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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.