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North Dakota sales tax rate changes, January 2017


 New rates for North Dakota in 2017.

A number of local sales, use, and gross receipts tax rate changes took effect in North Dakota on January 1, 2017.

New taxes

  • Hettinger County is imposing a 0.5% county sales, use and gross receipts tax, for a new county rate of 0.5%
  • Stanley is imposing a 2% city lodging tax, for a combined city lodging tax of 8.5% (5% state, 1.5% city sales tax, and 2% city lodging tax)

Rate increases

  • Carrington is replacing an expired 1% local tax with a 2% local tax, for a combined rate of 7%
  • Cavalier is replacing an expired 0.5% local tax with a 1.5% local tax, for a combined rate of 7%
  • Crosby is replacing an expired 1% local tax with a 3% local tax, for a combined rate of 8%
  • Ellendale is increasing the 1% local tax to 2%, for a combined rate of 7%
  • Harwood is increasing the 1% local tax to 2%, for a combined rate of 7.5% (includes 0.5% county tax)

Other changes

  • Enderlin is retaining the local 2% tax but is eliminating the maximum tax (refund cap)
  • Stanley is dedicating sales, use and gross receipts tax revenue to municipal and recreational improvements, economic development, Stanley Public Library, and Mountrail County Medical Center

Click on the links above for additional information for each locality, including maximum taxes, exemptions, and sunset dates.

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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.