Kandiyohi County 0.5 Percent Transit Sales and Use Tax and $20 Vehicle Excise Tax

Starting April 1, 2018, Kandiyohi County will have a 0.5 percent transit sales and use tax (in addition to the base 6.875 percent state sales tax rate) and a $20 vehicle excise tax. The Minnesota Department of Revenue will administer this tax. Revenues will fund the projects identified in the Kandiyohi County Eligible Greater MN Transportation Sales Tax Projects in Resolutions No. 2017-53, 2017-53A.

This 0.5 percent transit sales tax applies to retail sales made within Kandiyohi County. The transit use tax applies to taxable items used in the County if the local sales tax was not paid.

A $20 Transit vehicle excise tax applies to sales of motor vehicles registered for road use. This excise tax must be collected by any person in the business of selling new or used motor vehicles at retail when the sale occurs in Kandiyohi County.

For more information, check out this Information Sheet from the Minnesota Department of Revenue.

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