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Tennessee Sales Tax Rate Changes, October 2015


 Local sales tax rate changes coming to Tennessee, October 2015.

Local sales tax rate increases are scheduled to take effect in Tennessee on October 1, 2015.

City of Dunlap

The local sales and use tax rate in Dunlap (Sequatchie County) will jump from 2.25% to 2.75%. The change applies to all sales of taxable tangible personal property (TPP) made on or after October 1; it also applies to taxable services for billing periods beginning on or after October 1.

Hardin County

Local sales and use tax in Hardin County is also increasing from 2.25% to 2.75% on October 1. As in Dunlap, the new rate applies to all taxable TPP and to taxable services with billing periods beginning on or after October 1.

Single article application

Local option sales and use tax in Dunlap and Hardin County applies only to the first $1,600 of the sales price of any single article of taxable TPP; there is a local tax cap of $44 for any single article.

However, there is also a single article state sales tax rate of 2.75%, which is “applicable to the sales price, from $1,600.01 up to and including $3,200, of any single item of tangible personal property.”

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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.