Tax Compliance - Privilege (Sales) Tax



 NEW! 04.06.15 TPT for CONTRACTORS-2015; PowerPoint Presentation; New 2015 Changes to Contracting Tax are summarized in this presentation:  2015 TPT for Contractors

NEW! 03.19.15 TPT (Sales Tax) Simplification; AZDOR Contracting Tax Seminars to be Held in Gilbert |  The Arizona Department of Revenue will present two classes in Gilbert on the monumental changes to the Contracting tax.  These classes are open to anyone wanting to learn more about how the new contracting tax laws apply to their construction business.  Classes will be held on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 from 9:00AM-12:00PM and 1:00PM-4:00PM at the Gilbert Police Department Auditorium located at 75 E Civic Center Dr.  AZDOR requires you to register in advance for these classes, as seating is limited.  To register for either class, please follow this link:

NEW! 01.14.15 PROPERTY MANAGERS; Guidance for Residential Rental Licensing & ReportingThe League of Arizona Cities & Towns, together with industry representatives and the Arizona Department of Revenue, has provided guidance for Residential Rental Property Managers to ease the burden of transitioning to the new licensing and reporting requirements as a result of the TPT Simplification. The Guidance Letter explains how the Cities and AZDOR have agreed to treat Property Managers during the transition.  The Residential Rental Matrix is provided as a tool to assist Property Managers and Landlords in determining their licensing and reporting requirements.

 NEW! TPT (Sales Tax) Simplification  |  What you need to know!  Some changes will take place January 1, 2015, while other changes have been postponed by the Governor until January 1, 2016.  The Arizona Department of Revenue is posting the most current information on their web site.  Follow this link to see the latest on what is happening and when.

NEW! Reporting Gilbert Privilege Tax  |  Starting with your January 2015 Arizona Transaction Privilege Tax Return (AZ TPT-1), taxpayers will be required to report their local Privilege Tax by tax classification (similar to how you currently report your State Transaction Privilege Tax).  The Arizona Department of Revenue has just published the new Standardized Business Tax Classification Codes that now applies to Local Privilege Tax reporting.  Currently, Taxpayers report their Gilbert Privilege Tax under one or two Business Codes 000 & 003.  These codes are being replaced with a unique code for each Tax Classification.  Follow this link to see the new list of Gilbert codes. 

NEW! Other Reporting Changes  |  Starting with your January 2015 Arizona Transaction Privilege Tax Return (AZ TPT-1), the Department has revised the Deduction Codes used when taking deductions on your tax returns.  To qualify for a deduction, you will have to use these new Deduction Codes.  Follow this link for a complete list of the new Deduction Codes. 


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Olsen, John

  • Finance & Management
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  • Tax Compliance Manager
  • (480) 503-6991

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