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Updated Tax Bulletins Available

Updated bulletins provide administrative interpretation and application of North Carolina tax laws. full details

Register Now for Motor Carrier Seminars in July

The N.C. Department of Revenue will partner with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, the Internal Revenue Service, the Department of Motor Vehicles and the State Highway Patrol to present Motor Carrier tax seminars across the state during July. full details

DOR Publishes Sales and Use Tax Important Notice Regarding Real Property Contracts and Repair, Maintenance, and Installation Services

This notice includes a list which provides general guidance to assist with making a determination as to whether a transaction is a real property contract with respect to a capital improvement; subject to tax as a retail sale of repair, maintenance, and installation services; or exempt from sales and use tax. full details

The NCDOR Begins Sending Letters to Potential Identity Theft Victims

Taxpayers will receive a letter when a tax return is filed using their information to possibly generate a fraudulent refund. full details

View History Available for eBusiness Center Users Again

Taxpayers can now view past transactions made through the eBusiness Center. full details

NCDOR Publishes Notice on Expedited Mailing Services for Motor Carrier Credentials

The notice outlines the steps taxpayers must follow to use the expedited mail services. full details

IFTA Interest Rate Set at 6 Percent

The interest rate was effective Jan. 1 and applies to underpayments or assessments of tax under the International Fuel Tax Agreement. full details

Some Turbotax® and Proseries® Users May Need to Amend Their 2016 State Tax Returns

Taxpayers who used TurboTax® and ProSeries® and who deducted tuition and fees from their federal gross income may need to file amended returns. full details 

Wake County Sales and Use Tax to Increase 0.50% Effective April 1

The 0.50% Wake County Transit Sales and Use Tax is in addition to the general 4.75% State and Wake County local 2.00% sales and use taxes for a total rate of 7.25%. full details

NCDOR Publishes Notice on Alternative Fuels

Notice clarifies that alternative fuels including liquefied propane gas, compressed natural gas and liquefied natural gas must be reported in gasoline or diesel gallon equivalents for motor fuel tax purposes. full details

Semiweekly Withholding Payment Vouchers (Form NC-5P) Delayed

The vouchers should be mailed in April. full details

NCDOR Publishes Updated Version of Form E-589F

Affidavit to Exempt Certain Purchases From the Additional 0.50% Transit Sales and Use Tax is updated due to the adoption of the Additional 0.50% Transit Sales and Use Tax levy effective April 1 in Wake County. full details

NCDOR Adopts and Submits to the Rules Review Commission Rules Regarding Market-Based Sourcing

Read the rules submitted to the Rules Review Commission. full details

NCDOR Publishes a Notice on Transition Issues Relating to Sales and Use Tax Law Changes

The recently passed law changes cover real property contracts; repair, maintenance and installation services to real property and other items. full details

DOR Publishes Form E-589CI, Affidavit of Capital Improvement and a Corresponding Important Notice

Form E-589CI, Affidavit of Capital Improvement, is generally required to substantiate that a contract, or a portion of work to be performed to fulfill a contract, is to be taxed for sales and use tax purposes as a real property contract with respect to a capital improvement to real property. full details

DOR Publishes Sales and Use Tax Directive - Real Property Contracts: SD-16-3

    Directive covers definitions of real property, real property contract and capital improvement, as well as situations where a contract is taxed as a real property contract. full details

DOR Publishes Sales and Use Tax Directive - Repair, Maintenance, and Installation Services: SD-16-4

    The directive clarifies the definitions of retailer, repair, maintenance and installation services as well as the expansion of the sales tax to digital property and real property. full details

Corporate Tax Rate for Years Beginning on or after January 1, 2017 Will be Reduced by 1%

Notice provides information on the reduction of the corporate tax rate effective January 1, 2017. full details


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