The Minnesota Department of Revenue has recently increased the Hennepin County Transit Sales and Use Tax rates and added new county transit use and sale taxes as of October 1, 2017.  Please make sure you make the appropriate changes in your billing software if you are required to charge your customers sales tax.

The changes that went into effect as of October 1, 2017, are as follows:

  • Anoka County will have a 0.25 percent Transit Sales and Use Tax
  • Carver County will have a 0.5 percent Transit Sales and Use Tax
  • Clay County will have a 0.5 percent Sales and Use Tax
  • Dakota County will have a 0.25 percent Transit Sales and Use Tax
  • Fairmont will have a 0.5 percent Sales and Use Tax
  • Hennepin County will increase to 0.5 percent Transit Sales and Use Tax (from 0.25 percent)
  • Moose Lake will have a 0.5 percent Sales and Use Tax
  • New London will have a 0.5 percent Sales and Use Tax
  • Proctor Sales and Use Tax will increase to 1.0 percent (from 0.5 percent)
  • Ramsey County will have a 0.5 percent Transit Sales and Use Tax
  • Spicer will have a 0.5 percent Sales and Use Tax
  • Washington County will have a 0.25 percent Transit Sales and Use Tax
  • Wright County will have a 0.5 percent Transit Sales and Use Tax

Please see attached Sales Tax Fact Sheet 164 for additional information on local sales and use taxes.

Do not hesitate to contact our office if you have any questions.

Sincerely,

OLSON, CLOUGH & LeBLANC, LTD