Illinois State Sales Tax- A Quick Guide for Businesses

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Illinois state sales tax rate is 6.25%. However, always remember that is the state rate. It does not include any local jurisdictions and can be as high as 11% in some places in Illinois.

Illinois does make it a bit easier with the rate look up tool you can find directly on their website.

Illinois State Sales Tax Due Dates

The 20th of the every month is when the taxes are due for Illinois for monthly remittance. When you apply for a tax ID number in IL, they notify you about your frequency of filing requirements. Also, as you begin selling in the state, they’ll also notify you depending on your average sales if your filing requirements change. read more

Georgia State Sales Tax- A Brief Guide For Businesses

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The Georgia State Sales tax rate is 4%. However, like just about every other state, there are local tax rates that can vary significantly. Georgia’s sales tax and use chart is a useful guide for individual jurisdictions. To skip the chart and get the rate, you can use our sales tax calculator.

The phone number to talk to a representative about your sales tax questions is 877-423-6711.

Economic Nexus?

Yes.
Add another one to your list, remote sellers. Recently Georgia became yet another state with active Wayfair like Economic Nexus laws. The threshold is 250,000 dollars in gross revenue or 200 transactions. Keep in mind some states have ‘and’ clauses, some states have ‘or’. Georgia is an ‘and’ state so just the 250,000 dollars in sales won’t trigger nexus, you have to have the transaction amount too. The law became effective on January 1, 2019. read more

Florida State Sales Tax – A Quick Guide For Businesses

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Florida State Sales Tax rate is 6.0% at the state level. However, with all of the local tax jurisdictions it can be as high as 8.5%

Economic Nexus?

No. As of right now, eCommerce sellers can rest easy for Florida sales.  They do not have any laws on the books matching the South Dakota/Wayfair tax decision. However, that doesn’t mean with more time Florida won’t adopt one. It seems every month another state is adding themselves to the list. In the mean time, keep checking back with us and we will let you know as soon as any of that changes. read more