The State of South Dakota relies heavily upon tax revenues to help provide vital public services, from public safety and transportation to health care and education, for its citizens.
The sales tax applies to the gross receipts of all retail sales, including the sale, lease, or rental of tangible personal property or any product transferred electronically, and the sale of services.
The state sales and use tax rate is 4.2%. Sales tax rates in South Dakota are destination-based meaning the sales tax rate is determined from the shipping address.
In South Dakota, each county, city and special district can add sales taxes on top of the state rate. The sales tax applies to the gross receipts of all retail sales, including the sale, lease, or rental of tangible personal property or any product transferred electronically, and the sale of services.
The South Dakota use tax is the counterpart of the South Dakota sales tax. The two taxes apply to the sales of the same products and services, have the same tax rates, and have similar laws. The difference is in how the taxes are applied. Use tax applies when state and applicable municipal sales tax has not been paid on products and services (including products and services transferred electronically) that are used, stored, or consumed in South Dakota
As of November 1, 2018, remote sellers who meet certain thresholds must obtain a South Dakota sales tax license and pay applicable sales tax.
Special Tax Rules for South Dakota:
Shipping Taxability in South Dakota:
A retailer’s charge for delivery and handling of taxable products is subject to the same state and municipal sales tax as the product when delivered in South Dakota.
If the product is not taxable, the delivery and handling charges are not taxable.
Delivery charges are the charges by the retailer for preparation and delivery to a location designated by the purchaser of tangible personal property, products transferred electronically, or services.
Follow this link to the South Dakota Department of Revenue for more information.
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