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Arizona Tax Rate Changes, November 2015


 Arizona tax rate changes, November 2015.

Updated 10.12.2015

Local tax jurisdictions in Arizona have announced rate changes, effective November 1, 2015.

Sierra Vista is increasing transaction privilege tax (TPT) from 1.75% to 1.95% for the following business classifications (listed with business reporting code):

  • Advertising (SR 018)
  • Amusement (SR 012)
  • Feed at wholesale (SR 116)
  • Job printing (SR 010)
  • Manufactured buildings (SR 027)
  • Timbering and other extraction (SR 020)
  • Publishing (SR 009)
  • Rental, leasing, and licensing for use of tangible personal property (SR 214)
  • Retail sales business class (SR 017)
  • Retail sales food for home consumption (SR 062)
  • MRRA amount (SR 315)
  • Use tax: purchases (SR 029)
  • Use tax: inventory (SR 030)

Rates for other business classifications in Sierra Vista remain unchanged.

The Town of Jerome is increasing transaction privilege tax from 3.5% to 4.5% for Restaurant and bars business class (JO 011). In addition:

"Ordinance Number 417 revokes Model Option 6 of the Model City Tax Code that prohibits the imposition of an additional transient ("hotel") tax as part of the transaction privilege tax, and creates Hotel/Motel (Additional Tax) Classification at two percent (2.0%). For reporting purposes, Region Code/Business Code (JO 144) for Hotel/Motel (Additional Tax) will be used."

Surprise is increasing hotel/motel tax from 2.52% to 4.52%.

Additional information regarding the above changes is available at the Model City Tax Code.

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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.