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Arkansas sales tax rate changes, October 2016

  • Jul 8, 2016 | Gail Cole

 New local tax rates take effect in Arkansas on October 1, 2016.

Several local tax rate changes are scheduled to take effect in Arkansas on October 1, 2016.

Rate decreases

  • Bald Knob (White County): drops from 1% to 0.5%
  • Yell County: drops from 2% to 1.875%

Rate increases

  • Hartford: up from 1% to 2%

New tax

  • Wilson: 1%

Additional information, including reporting codes, is available at the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration.

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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.