Transit Improvement Sales Tax Ends September 30, 2017

The Transit Improvement Area Sales and Use Tax (includes the counties of Anoka, Dakota,
Hennepin, Ramsey, and Washington) and the $20 vehicle excise tax will end on September 30,
2017.

Starting October 1, 2017, each of the five counties will implement their own Transit Sales and
Use Tax and $20 vehicle excise tax.

 Hennepin and Ramsey County will have a 0.5 percent Transit Sales and Use Tax.
 Anoka, Dakota, and Washington Counties will have a 0.25 percent Transit Sales and
Use Tax.

If you are registered for the Transit Improvement Area Tax:

Continue to report the Transit Improvement Area tax on your sales and use tax return. If you
no longer have the Transit Improvement Area tax to report, enter “zero” when filing your
return.

All businesses registered for the Transit Improvement Area Sales and Use tax will be
automatically registered for each of the new Transit Sales and Use Taxes being implemented
by the counties of Anoka, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, and Washington.

Registration notices will be mailed by the end of July. General notices for the new local taxes
will be posted on our website before July 31, 2017.

Note: If you are registered for a new local tax that does not apply, you can:

 report a zero on that tax line
 delete the tax line from your sales and use tax account

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