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Nebraska Sets Prepaid Wireless Tax For 2015


 Rate set for prepaid mobile phones in Nebraska.

The Nebraska Department of Revenue has released the prepaid wireless surcharge tax rate for the period January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2015. It will remain at the current 1.0% rate.

The surcharge applies to all retail sales of prepaid wireless telecommunications services, including:

  • Prepaid mobile phones
  • Prepaid phone cards
  • Recharging prepaid phones and phone cards

Revenue generated by the surcharge helps fund emergency 911 services in Nebraska communities and a statewide system for specialized telecommunications equipment for qualified hearing impaired persons.

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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.