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October 2013 Rate Change Reminder


 Maine and the District of Columbia rate changes take effect October 1, 2013.

Both Maine and the District of Columbia have new rates, effective today.

In the nation's capital, the general sales tax rate has decreased from 6% to 5.75%.

In the northeast corner of the country, the Maine state rate has increased from 5% to 5.5%.

Numerous local sales tax rates are also changing today. Read more here.

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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.
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.