North Carolina: Basis of Sales and Use Tax Reporting
- May 12, 2015 | Gail Cole
In general, the following North Carolina retailers must report gross receipts on an accrual basis (reported for the reporting period in which the sale is made) for sales and use tax reporting purposes:
- Retailers who sell or derive gross receipts from a service contract.
- Retailers who derive gross receipts from a prepaid meal plan.
- Retailers who sell electricity, piped natural gas, or telecommunications services.
North Carolina Department of Revenue.
Since May 29, 2014, North Carolina retailers who sell admissions to entertainment activities have been required to file and remit based on the time the admission charges are received, “notwithstanding the admissions charges may be for the right to attend an entertainment activity for a future date.” Additional information.
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