Frequently Asked Questions
Did the new sales tax changes affect the purchase of boats?
Yes, the state sales tax rate decreased from 5% to 4.45%, effective July 1, 2018. Also, isolated or occasional sales* from individuals previously exempt from taxation were taxed at 4% on purchases from April 1, 2016 through June 30, 2016.
*Definitions can be found under the FAQ How do I know if I owe sales tax on the boat I just purchased?