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Arizona Tax Rate Changes, March 2016


 Local TPT rates in Arizona.

The state of Arizona is working hard to simplify tax compliance for taxpayers. Whenever possible, local rate changes are being announced well ahead of the date of change. To wit: Transaction privilege tax rates for many business classifications in Colorado City will increase effective March 1, 2016.

Increasing from 2% to 3%:

  • Advertising
  • Retail sales
  • MRRA Amount

Increasing from 2% to 7%:

  • Amusement
  • Hotels
  • Hotel/Motel (Additional tax)
  • Restaurant and bars
  • Communications

No change (remains 2%):

  • Contracting prime
  • Contracting speculative builders
  • Contracting owner builders
  • Job printing
  • Manufactured buildings
  • Timbering and other extraction
  • Publication
  • Residential rental, leasing and licensing for use
  • Rental occupancy
  • Rental, leasing and licensing for use of tangible personal property
  • Transporting
  • Utilities
  • Use tax purchases
  • Use tax from inventory

No change (remains 0.10%):

  • Severance metal mining

Additional information, including region and business classification codes, 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.