Avalara Taxrates > Blog > Sales Tax Rate Changes > New Mexico Sales Tax Rate Changes, January 2016 - Avalara

New Mexico Sales Tax Rate Changes, January 2016


 New gross receipts tax for Carlsbad, NM on January 1, 2016.

Gross receipts tax rates are subject to change twice annually in New Mexico, at the start of the year and again on July 1. Changes taking effect on January 1, 2016, are as follows:

Rate increases

  • Colfax County
    • Maxwell: from 6.2083% to 6.4583%
    • Springer: from 7.1458% to 7.7708%
  • De Baca County
    • Fort Sumner: from 7.625% to 8.000%
    • Remainder of county: from 6.3125% to 6.6875%
  • Eddy County
    • Artesia: from 7.6875% to 7.8125%
    • Carlsbad: from 7.4375% to 7.5625%
    • Hope: from 6.6250% to 6.7500%
    • Loving: from 81250% to 6.9375%
    • Remainder of county: from 5.7500% to 5.8750%
  • Guadalupe County
    • Vaughn: from 7.7500% to 7.8750%
  • Mora County
    • Wagon Mound: from 7.3125% to 7.6875%
    • Remainder of county: from 6.3125% to 6.6875%
  • Otero County
    • Alamogordo: from 7.8750% to 8.0000%
    • Alamogordo Land: from 6.8175% to 6.3125%
    • Cloudcroft: from 7.6250% to 7.7500%
    • Tularosa: from 7.6250% to 7.7500%
    • Remainder of county: from 6.1875% to 6.3125%
  • Sandoval County
    • Jemez Springs: from 6.9375% to 7.3125%
  • San Juan County
    • Farmington: from 7.3750% to 7.6250%
    • Kirtland: from 6.1875% to 6.4375%
  • Valencia County:
    • Rio Communities: from 7.0625% to 7.4375%

Rate decreases

  • Lincoln County
    • Capitan: from 7.0000% to 6.8125%
    • Carrizozo: from 7.1875% to 7.0000%
    • Corona: from 7.1250% to 6.9375%
    • Ruidoso: from 8.6250% to 8.4375%
    • Ruidoso Downs: from 7.6250% to 7.4375%
    • Remainder of county: 5.6875% to 5.5000%
  • San Juan County
    • Valley Water and Sanitation District (town of Kirtland): from 6.8125% to 6.6875%

New rates

There is a new tax rate for Bonito Lake-Almogordo, Lincoln County. It is 5.5%

Additional information, including location codes, is available through the New Mexico Department of Taxation and Finance.

Find accurate local sales tax rates for all states with this free sales tax rate map. Or further simplify sales tax compliance by implementing sales tax software. Learn how it works.


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.