Nevada Sales Tax Guide

A step-by-step guide to understanding Nevada sales tax rules.


Everyone always says, "Whatever happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas." When it comes to sales and use tax, things are similar - whatever is collected in Nevada stays in Nevada. If you're new to sales tax management, our guide to Nevada sales tax can help you establish a foundation for tax compliance. Let's get started!

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Table of Contents

An Overview of Nevada Sales Tax

Understanding where, when, and how to collect Nevada sales tax is no easy task. Whether you're collecting tax dollars at the point-of-sale or collecting Nevada internet sales tax, our guide will break down the sales tax compliance process into focused, easy to understand chapters.

Nevada Sales Tax Nexus

Understanding whether you need to collect, file, and remit Nevada sales tax depends on a concept known as nexus. In this chapter, we'll take a look at situations that may trigger in Nevada such as storing inventory in the state, hiring state residents, and click-through nexus.

Registering to Collect Nevada Sales Tax

You'll want to get started establishing Nevada sales tax compliance by understanding how to get your business registered for the necessary sales tax permit. We'll walk you through the process and help you understand when is the best time to get your business registered in Nevada.

Collecting Sales Tax in Nevada

After you've registered your business with the Nevada Department of Taxation, you're ready to begin collecting sales tax. We'll review topics such as Nevada sales tax exemptions, sales tax holidays, and determining state and local sales tax rates.

Filing Nevada Sales Tax Returns

Now that you're business is registered with the Nevada Department of Taxation and collecting sales tax, you'll need to file tax returns in an ongoing basis. We'll help you gain a deep understand of the process of filing sales tax returns. Topic covered include filing frequencies, filing on behalf of a client, and what happens if you file late.

Nevada Sales Tax Filing Due Dates

Every business that registers to collect Nevada sales tax will be assigned a filing frequency. In this chapter, we'll take a look at the filing frequencies and associated due dates supported by the Nevada Department of Taxation.

Late Filing Penalties, Fines & Interest

We know, mistakes happen and, from time to time, sales tax filing deadlines are missed. In this chapter, we'll take a look at what penalties you may be required to pay should you miss your assigned Nevada sales tax filing date. We'll also consider interest charges for late sales tax payments.

Sales Tax on Nevada Shipping & Handling

The rise of the internet economy has made it possible for buyers around the world to order your products. Did you know shipping and handling may be taxable? In this chapter we'll cover sales tax on shipping and handling in Nevada. You'll want to pay attention here because there are some important details pertaining to invoicing you'll want to understand.