The Nevada (NV) state sales tax rate is currently 6.85%. Depending on local municipalities, the total tax rate can be as high as 8.1%.
Other, local-level tax rates in the state of Nevada are quite complex compared against local-level tax rates in other states. Nevada sales tax may also be levied at the city/county/school/transportation and SPD (special purpose district) levels.
Nevada sales tax has numerous local taxing levels that must be monitored and maintained on a regular basis, it is complex and time consuming due to the volume of jurisdictions.
Amazon.com owns and operates a number of fulfillment centers in Nevada. This physical presence, or nexus, creates a sales tax obligation for Amazon and many sellers participating in Amazon’s Seller Central and Fulfillment By Amazon (FBA) programs.
All businesses that sell, transfer, barter, license, lease, rent, use or otherwise consume taxable tangible personal property in Nevada are required to register with the state and collect and remit sales tax. Providers of many services required to complete the sale of taxable tangible personal property must also register and collect. As a Streamlined Sales Tax state, Nevada encourages out-of-state businesses without a sales tax obligation to register with the state and collect.
How to Register
The most expedient way to register as a new seller in Nevada is online, through Nevada Tax. First time users of Nevada Tax should register at least 3 business days before their first payment is due.
Businesses selling into multiple states may register with the Streamlined Sales Tax Project.
How to File and Pay
Businesses in Nevada are encouraged to go paperless. Online payments may be submitted through Nevada Tax. Remittances must be made for the amounts of tax due, payable to the Nevada Department of Taxation, and zero returns (no sales tax owed) are required.
Sales and use tax forms are available at the Nevada Department of Revenue website, along with information on current interest rates for late payments.
Sales and use tax returns and payments are due on or before the last day of the month following the reporting period. Additional information.
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