Sales Tax FAQ for Restaurants

Frequently Asked Questions

Additional Tips for Restaurants

  • Monitor Changes in Sales Tax Laws: Tax laws are subject to change, and new legislation may affect your obligations.
  • Use Technology to Your Advantage: Consider investing in accounting or tax software that integrates with your sales systems to streamline tax compliance.
  • Educate Your Team: Ensure your staff understands the basics of sales tax compliance, especially for direct sales not processed through marketplace facilitators.

State Sales Tax Authority Reference Guide

State Tax Authority Website
Alabama Alabama Department of Revenue revenue.alabama.gov
Alaska Alaska Department of Revenue tax.alaska.gov
Arizona Arizona Department of Revenue azdor.gov
Arkansas Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration dfa.arkansas.gov
California California Department of Tax and Fee Administration cdtfa.ca.gov
Colorado Colorado Department of Revenue tax.colorado.gov
Connecticut Connecticut Department of Revenue Services portal.ct.gov/DRS
Delaware Delaware Division of Revenue revenue.delaware.gov
Florida Florida Department of Revenue floridarevenue.com
Georgia Georgia Department of Revenue dor.georgia.gov
Hawaii Hawaii Department of Taxation tax.hawaii.gov
Idaho Idaho State Tax Commission tax.idaho.gov
Illinois Illinois Department of Revenue revenue.state.il.us
Indiana Indiana Department of Revenue in.gov/dor
Iowa Iowa Department of Revenue tax.iowa.gov
Kansas Kansas Department of Revenue ksrevenue.org
Kentucky Kentucky Department of Revenue revenue.ky.gov
Louisiana Louisiana Department of Revenue revenue.louisiana.gov
Maine Maine Revenue Services maine.gov/revenue
Maryland Maryland Comptroller marylandtaxes.gov
Massachusetts Massachusetts Department of Revenue mass.gov/orgs/massachusetts-department-of-revenue
Michigan Michigan Department of Treasury michigan.gov/treasury
Minnesota Minnesota Department of Revenue revenue.state.mn.us
Mississippi Mississippi Department of Revenue dor.ms.gov
Missouri Missouri Department of Revenue dor.mo.gov
Montana Montana Department of Revenue mtrevenue.gov
Nebraska Nebraska Department of Revenue revenue.nebraska.gov
Nevada Nevada Department of Taxation tax.nv.gov
New Hampshire New Hampshire Department of Revenue Administration revenue.nh.gov
New Jersey New Jersey Division of Taxation state.nj.us/treasury/taxation
New Mexico New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department tax.newmexico.gov
New York New York Department of Taxation and Finance tax.ny.gov
North Carolina North Carolina Department of Revenue ncdor.gov
North Dakota North Dakota Office of State Tax Commissioner tax.nd.gov
Ohio Ohio Department of Taxation tax.ohio.gov
Oklahoma Oklahoma Tax Commission ok.gov/tax
Oregon Oregon Department of Revenue oregon.gov/dor
Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Department of Revenue revenue.pa.gov
Rhode Island Rhode Island Division of Taxation tax.ri.gov
South Carolina South Carolina Department of Revenue dor.sc.gov
South Dakota South Dakota Department of Revenue dor.sd.gov
Tennessee Tennessee Department of Revenue tn.gov/revenue
Texas Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts comptroller.texas.gov
Utah Utah State Tax Commission tax.utah.gov
Vermont Vermont Department of Taxes tax.vermont.gov
Virginia Virginia Department of Taxation tax.virginia.gov
Washington Washington State Department of Revenue dor.wa.gov
West Virginia West Virginia State Tax Department tax.wv.gov
Wisconsin Wisconsin Department of Revenue revenue.wi.gov
Wyoming Wyoming Department of Revenue revenue.wyo.gov

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