Sales Tax Rate Decrease

Effective July 1, 2011, the general rate of sales and use tax in North Carolina will decrease 1%.

Effective July 1, 2011, the general rate of sales and use tax in North Carolina will decrease 1%.  The new combined state and county rate in Durham, Wake and 80 other counties will be 6.75%. Further details can be found on the North Carolina Department of Revenue website at: http://www.dor.state.nc.us/taxes/sales/impnotice_2011_05_13.pdf.Please remember to reduce the rate charged on sales made on or after July 1, 2011.Please refer to GAP 200.230, Sales and Use Tax for full details on the treatment of sales tax.  If you have any questions regarding this change, please contact Patti Murphy, Corporate Tax, at 684-5144.