January 2014 State Sales Tax Changes
- Dec 4, 2013 | Gail Cole
Last updated, 1.16.14.
Rate changes will take effect on January 1, 2014, in numerous states, including:
- Alabama: local sales tax rate changes;
- Arizona: rate change for high price items, transient lodging tax change, and change to prepaid wireless tax
- Arkansas: local sales tax rate changes;
- Colorado: local sales tax rate changes;
- Florida: tourist development tax change, a discretionary sales tax surcharge is extended, local communications services tax changes;
- Georgia: local sales tax rate changes;
- Illinois: telecommunications tax changes and sales tax rate changes;
- Kansas: local sales tax rate changes;
- Louisiana: local sales tax rate changes;
- Minnesota: local sales tax rate changes and sales tax rate change for cigarettes;
- Missouri: local sales and use tax rate changes;
- Nebraska: local sales and use tax rate changes;
- New Mexico: gross receipts tax rate changes;
- North Dakota: sales tax exemption for flood victims expires and local sales tax changes;
- Ohio: local sales tax rate changes;
- Oklahoma: local sales tax rate changes, more changes, and rate corrections;
- South Dakota: local sales tax rate changes;
- Tennessee: central business improvement districts fees;
- Texas: local sales tax rate changes;
- Utah: local sales tax rate changes; and
- Washington State: local sales tax rate changes and more local rate changes.
Other change taking effect on January 1, 2014:
- Alabama: administrative changes;
- Arkansas: farm utility exemption;
- California: it will be a crime to use sales tax suppression software; special taxes; and a perk for lumber retailers;
- Colorado: sales tax base in special districts to match state sales tax base;
- Connecticut: new filing requirements;
- Idaho:local administrative change; new E911 fee;
- Indiana: Amazon.com to collect sales tax;
- Georgia: TAVT rate increase;
- Minnesota: new exemptions;
- Nebraksa: boundary changes;
- Nevada: Amazon.com to collect sales tax;
- North Carolina: expansion of sales and use tax; expiring exemption for food sold to students in institutions of higher learning; expiring exemption for newspapers;
- Ohio: becomes full member of SST;
- Oregon: cigarette tax rate increase;
- South Dakota: rewards electronic taxpayers;
- States without income tax: sales tax exemption listed on Schedule A is expiring; and
- Tennessee: electronic sales and use tax filing required; Amazon.com to collect sales tax.
- Chicago to increase cigarette tax on January 10, 2014;
- No more Picher, Oklahoma, effective December 2013; and
- Minnesota to tax warehouse and storage services, April 2014.
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.
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.