North Carolina Temporarily Increases Sales and Use Tax Rate

North Carolina Governor Bev Perdue has signed a budget that temporarily increases the general state sales and use tax rate from 4.5% to 5.5%. The 1% increase will be applicable to sales made on or after September 1, 2009 and before July 1, 2011. (S.B. 202, Laws 2009, effective as noted)

Posted on August 11, 2009