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Indiana Food and Beverages Tax Changes


 There are changes to Indiana's local food and beverage taxes.

In the fall of 2013, the Indiana Department of Revenue published Commissioner Directive #30 to facilitate the application of local food and beverages taxes. That directive has now been updated to reflect changes in local implementation of food and beverages taxes.

References to Monroe County, Steuben County and Fishers have been deleted from the directive because although these localities are authorized to enact local food and beverages taxes, they have not done so.

However, references to Rockville and the Historic Hotels  have been added. Effective July 1, 2015:

  • Rockville imposes a municipal food and beverages tax of 1%.
  • Orange County Historic Hotels imposes a municipal food and beverages tax of 2%.

The food and beverage tax only applies to transactions subject to Indiana sales tax. Read the updated directive for additional information.

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Gail Cole
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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.