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Minnesota Sales Tax Rate Changes, April 2015


 Cloquet, in Carlton County, Minnesota.

The Minnesota Department of Revenue has announced several local sales tax rate changes, effective April 1, 2015.

The City of Proctor will impose a 1% Food and Beverage tax, administered by the Minnesota Department of Revenue. It will apply to all sales of taxable food and beverage by a restaurant or place of refreshment in the City of Proctor. It will not apply to “off-sale alcoholic beverage sales.”

Carlton County will impose a 0.5% transit sales and use tax on all retail sales made within the county. In addition, it will impose a $20 vehicle excise tax on sales of motor vehicles registered for road use. The taxes will be administered by the Minnesota Department of Revenue.

St. Louis County will impose a 0.5% transit sales and use tax on all retail sales made within the county. In addition, it will impose a $20 vehicle excise tax on sales of motor vehicles registered for road use. The taxes will be administered by the Minnesota Department of Revenue.

Steele County will impose a 0.5% transit sales and use tax on all retail sales made within the county, except on sales of motor vehicles registered for road use. It will be administered by the Minnesota Department of Revenue.

Use tax is owed when sales tax wasn’t paid on taxable transactions at the time of sale.

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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.