South Dakota Sales Tax

On this page you will find handy sales and use tax information about South Dakota.

How to use this page:

We’ve pulled in the information from all our Charts for a consolidated view by state.  Here you can see the sales tax rates and if the state has remote seller nexus rules. You can also see any sales tax holidays or amnesty programs that may exist, though these do not apply to all states.

Below the chart you can find any News & Tip item we have published that relates to South Dakota that you can filter by topic. This will help you get informed on current and past legislation that has passed in the state.

State Rate

4.200% The state has reduced rates for sales of certain types of items. Sales and deliveries to certain Indian reservations are subject to the Tribal sales, use and excise taxes in lieu of the state sales, use and excise tax. City sales tax may still apply.

Range of Local Rates

0% – 10% Some local jurisdictions do not impose a sales tax.

Local Rates Apply to Use Tax







11/1/2018 – injunction lifted – see state notice and state webpage



Administration Information
Streamlined Sales Tax Status

Full Member


258 Sales Tax Jurisdictions



Sales Tax Sourcing (Intrastate)


Sales Tax Return Due Date

The 20th of the month following the reporting period. EFT remitters: 23rd of the month following the reporting period.

Exemption Information

South Dakota Resale Certificate


Product types of exemptions: advertising services, state and local fair admission, prescription drugs, medical devices, certain agricultural products


Entity types of exemptions: Indian tribes, United States government agencies, South Dakota governments including state, county and municipal, municipal or volunteer fire or ambulance departments, public schools, including K-12, universities and technical institutes, non-profit hospitals, relief agencies, South Dakota religious and private schools


South Dakota Exemption Certificate Forms

State Links
History & Fun Facts

The South Dakota retail sales tax was enacted in 1935 and extended to services and professions in 1965. The South Dakota use tax was enacted in 1939.


South Dakota amended it sales and use tax laws to conform with the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement in 2003.

  • South Dakota, like its northern sister state, has an impressive groundbreaking United States Supreme Court case which changed the entire landscape of sales tax collection in the United States – South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. Maybe you’ve heard of it?

South Dakota Drops 200 Transaction Count from its Economic Nexus Threshold

On February 13, 2023, South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem signed Senate Bill 30 into law, which eliminates the 200-transaction threshold from South Dakota’s economic nexus threshold, effective July 1, 2023.

State Notices & Resources for Remote Sellers

Use this state by state guide to find each state\’s initial guidance on how to proceed post-Wayfair, state resources such as FAQs, and any state activity such as going through a legislative process that impacts remote sellers.

Economic Nexus State by State Chart

Key information such as effective dates, thresholds, and includable sales for out-of-state sellers making sales into states that have enacted economic nexus legislation both before and after the South Dakota v. Wayfair Supreme Court decision.

House Introduces Online Sales Simplicity and Small Business Relief Act of 2018

On September 13, 2018, Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI) and additional U.S. House members introduced the Online Sales Simplicity and Small Business Relief Act of 2018.

South Dakota Imposes Marketplace Facilitator Provisions

On September 12, 2018, Gov. Daugaard signed Senate Bill 2, which contains nexus provisions for marketplace providers. Effective March 1, 2019, marketplace providers are required to obtain a sales tax license and collect and remit sales tax on all sales…

South Dakota Court Rules that State’s Economic Nexus Legislation is Unconstitutional

On March 6, 2017, the South Dakota Sixth Judicial Court ruled the state’s economic nexus legislation unconstitutional. The legislation was eventually struck down by the South Dakota Supreme Court for conflicting with Quill Corp. v. North Dakota.

Remote Seller Resources

Comprehensive list of resources for remote sellers following the South Dakota v. Wayfair Supreme Court decision – including state notices, videos, articles, training opportunities, and more.

U.S. Supreme Court Issues Decision In South Dakota v. Wayfair

On June 21, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in the South Dakota v. Wayfair case, ruling in favor of South Dakota and overturning Quill’s physical presence rule.

South Dakota v. Wayfair Analysis & Predictions: Sales Tax Experts Weigh-In

Sales tax experts lend their insight into and predictions for one of the most important U.S. Supreme Court decisions regarding sales tax in decades, South Dakota v. Wayfair.

Record Number of Sellers Participate in 2017 MTC Amnesty Program

The volume of applicants for the 2017 online marketplace seller tax amnesty program overwhelmed the Multistate Tax Commission.

Multistate Tax Commission Announces Tax Amnesty Program for Online Sellers

The MTC organized a tax amnesty program for online sellers, running from August 17 to November 1, 2017. The voluntary disclosure program allowed sellers to start remitting sales tax on future sales without penalty or liability for unpaid, prior accumulated sales tax in 25 participating states.

No Regulation Without Representation Act of 2017 Introduced

Under the proposed House bill, a state may tax or regulate a person’s activity in interstate commerce only when the person is physically present in the state during the period in which the tax or regulation is imposed.

Congress Introduces Marketplace Fairness Act of 2017 and Remote Transactions Parity Act of 2017

Introduced on April 27, 2017, the Marketplace Fairness Act of 2017, if enacted, would authorize states meeting certain requirements to require remote sellers that do not meet a small seller exception to collect their state and local sales and use taxes.

Online Sales Simplification Act of 2016 Discussion Draft is Introduced

The proposed legislation would implement a “hybrid origin” approach for remote sales. States could impose sales tax on remote sales if the origin state participates in a clearinghouse.

No Regulation Without Representation Act of 2016 Introduced

Taking the opposite approach of the Marketplace Fairness Act and Remote Transactions Parity Act, the proposed bill would limit the ability of states to require remote sellers to collect use tax. However, the bill failed to pass.

South Dakota Enacts Economic Nexus Legislation

South Dakota enacted economic nexus legislation, effective 05/01/16. More…

House Introduces Remote Transactions Parity Act of 2015

U.S. House of Representatives introduced the Remote Transactions Parity Act of 2015 on 06/15/15. More…

Senate Introduces Marketplace Fairness Act of 2015

On March 10, 2015, a bipartisan group of senators introduced the Marketplace Fairness Act of 2015.

Federal Government Introduces New Remote Seller Bill

The federal Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013 was introduced in the House of Representatives and the Senate on February 14, 2013.

South Dakota Enacts Bills for Affiliate Nexus and Remote-Seller Reporting Requirements

The South Dakota governor signed an “affiliate nexus” bill into legislation as well as legislation regarding remote-seller reporting requirements, effective July 1, 2011.

Retailers providing goods or services to South Dakota must be registered to collect tax.

There is a law in South Dakota preventing public corporations from buying goods or services from retailers who meet the definition of a retailer or a retailer maintaining a place of business in the state if the retailer or any…

South Dakota has outlined taxpayer requirements in relation to sales and use taxes for those planning to do business in the state.

The outline reads, “…Every person, partnership, corporation or other organization that sells, rents, or leases taxable items or performs taxable services in South Dakota must apply for a sales tax license. You must be licensed before making sales in South…