Avalara Taxrates > Blog > Sales Tax Rate Changes > July 2016 Sales Tax Rate Changes - Avalara

July 2016 Arizona Sales Tax Rate Changes


 Local rate changes take effect in Arizona, July 2016.

Several local transaction privilege tax (TPT) rate changes are scheduled to take effect in Arizona on July 1, 2016.

The tax rate in Gila Bend will increase from 3% to 3.5% for the following business classifications:

  • Amusement
  • Contracting – Owner Builders
  • Contracting – Prime
  • Contracting – Speculative Builders
  • Feed at Wholesale
  • Hotels
  • Job Printing
  • Manufactured Buildings
  • MRRA Amount
  • Publication
  • Rental, Leasing and Licensing for use of tangible personal property
  • Restaurant and Bars
  • Retail Sales
  • Retail Sales, food for home consumption
  • Timbering and Other Extraction
  • Transporting
  • Utilities

In Kingman, the sunset date for the 2.5% increased rate of transaction privilege and use tax has been extended from June 30, 2016 to December 31, 2017. Therefore, the rate remains 2.5% on July 1, 2016.

Winslow is continuing its additional 1% privilege tax for another five years, beginning July 1, 2016. It applies to most business classifications.

Additional information is available through Arizona’s Model City Tax Code.

The most effective and efficient way to track sales and use tax changes in the United States is to implement sales tax software (SaaS). Learn how it works.

photo credit: Sweet Dreamz Design via photopin cc


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.