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Consignment-Resale Taxation at POS (Point of Sale)


POS ('at the point of sale') taxation has many variables for state and local sales tax. Tax can differ in amount depending upon location, item category and selling price, and purchaser tax status (reseller).

State and Local Sales Taxes

Forty-five states impose state-wide retail tax and 38 of them collect local taxes. For tax purposes consignment and resale are considered to be 'retail'.

These are the general tax rates applicable in 2018:

State Local Combined Alabama 4.00% 5.10% 9.10% Alaska 0.00% 1.76% 1.76% Arizona 5.60% 2.73% 8.33% Arkansas 6.50% 2.91% 9.41% California 7.25% 1.29% 8.54% Colorado 2.90% 4.62% 7.52% Connecticut 6.35% 0.00% 6.35% Delaware 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% Florida 6.00% 0.80% 6.80% Georgia 4.00% 3.15% 7.15% Hawaii 4.00% 0.35% 4.35% Idaho 6.00% 0.03% 6.03% Illinois 6.25% 2.45% 8.70% Indiana 7.00% 0.00% 7.00% Iowa 6.00% 0.80% 6.80% Kansas 6.50% 2.18% 8.68% Kentucky 6.00% 0.00% 6.00% Louisiana 5.00% 5.02% 10.02% Maine 5.50% 0.00% 5.50% Maryland 6.00% 0.00% 6.00% Massachusetts 6.25% 0.00% 6.25% Michigan 6.00% 0.00% 6.00% Minnesota 6.88% 0.55% 7.42% Mississippi 7.00% 0.07% 7.07% Missouri 4.23% 3.80% 8.03% Montana 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% Nebraska 5.50% 1.39% 6.89% Nevada 6.85% 1.29% 8.14% New Hampshire 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% New Jersey 6.63% -0.03% 6.60% New Mexico 5.13% 2.54% 7.66% New York 4.00% 4.49% 8.49% North Carolina 4.75% 2.20% 6.95% North Dakota 5.00% 1.80% 6.80% Ohio 5.75% 1.40% 7.15% Oklahoma 4.50% 4.41% 8.91% Oregon 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% Pennsylvania 6.00% 0.34% 6.34% Rhode Island 7.00% 0.00% 7.00% South Carolina 6.00% 1.37% 7.37% South Dakota 4.50% 1.90% 6.40% Tennessee 7.00% 2.46% 9.46% Texas 6.25% 1.92% 8.17% Utah (b) 5.95% 0.82% 6.77% Vermont 6.00% 0.18% 6.18% Virginia (b) 5.30% 0.33% 5.63% Washington 6.50% 2.68% 9.18% Washington D.C. 5.75% 0.00% 5.75% West Virginia 6.00% 0.37% 6.37% Wisconsin 5.00% 0.42% 5.42% Wyoming 4.00% 1.46% 5.46%

New York Clothing Taxes

Clothing and foot wear under $110 per item or pair are exempt from state sales tax, the local tax in localities that provide the exemption and the 3/8ths% Metropolitan Commuter Transportation District (MCTD) tax within exempt localities in the district. Things used to manufacture or repair exempt clothing are also exempt.

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