New Jersey Sales Tax Guide for E-Commerce Retailers
Fast Facts About New Jersey Sales Tax
New Jersey state sales tax rate
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New Jersey taxing authority
New Jersey sales tax questions phone number
Am I required to collect sales tax from buyers in New Jersey?
Businesses that have an employee, location (including inventory in a warehouse), or who do other business in the state are required to register for a sales tax permit and collect sales tax from buyers in New Jersey.
E-commerce businesses with economic nexus in New Jersey are also required to register and collect.
You have economic nexus in New Jersey if you made more than $100,000 in gross sales in the state OR 200 or more transactions in the state during the previous or current calendar year.
How to Collect New Jersey Sales Tax
New Jersey only has a single statewide sales tax rate. That means that,whether you are based in New Jersey or you are a remote seller with sales tax nexus in New Jersey, you only need to charge the statewide 6.625% sales tax rate on transactions to buyers in New Jersey.
Sales tax rates are subject to change, so always ensure you are charging the most up-to-date sales tax rate.
Learn more about how to collect the right amount of sales tax here.
Is shipping taxable in New Jersey?
Yes, the amount you charge your customer for shipping is subject to New Jersey sales tax. But, in general, if the item isn’t taxable, then the shipping is also not taxable, even in states where shipping is otherwise taxable.
New Jersey Sales Tax Tax Due Dates
New Jersey sales tax is due by 11:59pm on the 20th day of the month after the filing period. If the due date falls on a weekend or holiday, returns are due on the next business day.
How to File New Jersey State Sales Tax
When your New Jersey sales tax due date rolls around, you can either file yourself online or let a partner like HOST take this onerous task off your plate. Learn more about handing off your sales tax filings to HOST here!