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Sales Tax Refunds in Clark County, Nevada

  • Feb 17, 2016 | Gail Cole

 Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada.

The sales and use tax rate in Clark County, Nevada, increased on January 1, 2016. As a result, contractors and subcontractors may be eligible for a sales and use tax refund on the increase.

Refunds may be available for contractors and subcontractors who have written contract agreements involving the sale or purchase of tangible personal property used for the construction of an improvement to real property, provided one of the following is true:

  • It was entered into on or before the effective date of the tax increase; or
  • A binding bid was submitted before that date if the bid was afterward accepted, and pursuant to the terms of the contract or bid, the contract price or bid amount may not be adjusted to reflect the imposition of the tax,

Contractors and subcontractors meeting the above requirements may request a refund authorization letter from the Nevada Department of Taxation. Additional information.

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Sales tax rates, rules, and regulations change frequently. Although we hope you'll find this information helpful, this blog is for informational purposes only and does not provide legal or tax advice.
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.