Does the federal government collect sales tax?

Answer The United States federal government does not collect sales tax. Most but not all U.S. states and some U.S. cities do collect sales tax. In 2009, Sen. Kent Conrad (D-N.D.) suggested the federal gov... Read More »

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Does the federal government have to pay sales tax on meals?

Meals and services purchased through proper contracting channels are always exempt from sales tax, regardless of the amount or location of the purchase. Government officials, employees, and service... Read More »

Does the federal government have to pay sales tax on meals in south carolina?

The federal government is exempt from paying sales taxes including sales taxes on meals in South Carolina and all other states. However, purchases made by federal employees who are to receive reimb... Read More »

How to Collect Sales Tax on Internet Sales?

Online businesses in most states are required to collect state sales tax from residents of the same state on sales within the home state. The sales tax requirement does not carry over into collect... Read More »

Are federal contractors eligible for federal government hotel rates?

Yes, contractors working for the federal government are generally eligible for the same reduced rates offered to federal-government employees. However, the exact nature of the benefits offered is u... Read More »