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April 2014 Sales Tax Rate Changes

  • Mar 17, 2014 | Gail Cole

 Many sales tax rate changes take effect April 1, 2014.

April doesn’t just bring the showers that nourish May flowers. April brings sales tax rate changes.

The following states have announced rate changes for April 1, 2014:

The Nebraska Department of Revenue wanted to put fears of missed rate changes to rest. It announced there will be no rate changes in Nebraska in April 2014.

Other changes to take effect April 1, 2014:

On the global front:

  • Japan is still on track to increase the VAT increase from 5% to 8% on April 1, in spite of economic concerns; and
  • South Africa is set to extend the VAT to foreign suppliers of electronic services on April 1.

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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.