0.5 Percent Transit Sales and Use Tax

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 % Transit Sales and Use Tax and a $20 Vehicle Excise Tax.  The Minnesota Department of Revenue will administer these taxes.  Revenues will fund the projects identified as Eligible Greater MN Transportation Sales Tax Projects as presented at the Public Hearings held on Nov. 9th & Nov. 13th, 2017 and listed in Resolution 2017-53. 

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 about local taxes, see Fact Sheet 164, Local Sales and Use Taxes.  It is available on the Dept. of Revenue website, www.revenue.state.mn.us.

For new local tax General Notices: http://www.revenue.state.mn.us/businesses/sut/Pages/General-Notices.aspx