Sales Tax Due Dates

The Perfect Storm: January Sales Tax Due Dates 2018

by Jennifer Dunn

January Sales Tax Storm Deadlines

At TaxJar, we call January the “Sales Tax Perfect Storm” because nearly every online sellers will have a sales tax deadline. Monthly and quarterly deadlines both fall this month, with the added bonus that most states’ annual deadlines also occur in January.

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Remember, even if you didn’t collect any sales tax, you’re still on the hook to file a “zero return” and even the smallest hobby seller will likely have a sales tax return due in January.

January 2018 Sales Tax Due Dates, in Order of State

An (A) symbol means that state has an Amazon Fulfillment Center.

Alabama
Monthly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)
Quarterly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)
Annual sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)

Arizona (A)
Monthly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)
Quarterly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)
Annual sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)

Arkansas
Monthly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)
Quarterly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)
Annual sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)

California (A)
Monthly sales tax due on January 31, 2018
Quarterly sales tax due on January 31, 2018
Annual sales tax due on January 31, 2018

Colorado
Monthly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)
Quarterly sales tax due on January 31, 2018
Annual sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)

Connecticut (A)
Monthly sales tax due on January 31, 2018
Quarterly sales tax due on January 31, 2018
Annual sales tax due on January 31, 2018

District of Columbia
Monthly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)
Quarterly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)

Florida (A)
Monthly sales tax due on January 18, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)*
Quarterly sales tax due on January 18, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)*
Annual sales tax due on January 18, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)*

*(Florida considers sales tax returns due the 1st day of the month after the taxable period, and late by the 20th of the month. ACH payments must be initiated 3 days in advance of the due date.)

Georgia
Monthly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)
Quarterly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)
Annual sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)

Hawaii
Monthly general excise tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)
Quarterly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)
Annual sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)

Idaho
Monthly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)
Quarterly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)
Annual sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)

Illinois
Monthly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)
Quarterly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)
Annual sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)

Indiana (A)
Monthly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* for sales totals in excess of $1,000. (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)
For sales totals of less than $1,000, the monthly sales tax due date is January 22, 2018 (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)
Quarterly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend) for sales totals in excess of $1,000.
For sales totals of less than $1,000, the quarterly sales tax due date is January 31, 2018
Annual sales tax due on January 31, 2018 for sales totals in excess of $1,000.
For sales totals of less than $1,000, the annual sales tax due date is January 31, 2018

Iowa
Monthly sales tax due on January 22, 2018
Quarterly sales tax due on January 31, 2018
Annual sales tax due on January 31, 2018

Kansas (A)
Monthly sales tax due on January 25, 2018
Quarterly sales tax due on January 25, 2018
Annual sales tax due on January 25, 2018

Kentucky (A)
Monthly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)
Quarterly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)
Annual sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)

Louisiana
Monthly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)
Quarterly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)
Annual sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)

Maine
Monthly sales tax due on January 15, 2018
Quarterly sales tax due on January 15, 2018
Annual sales tax due on January 15, 2018

Maryland (A)
Monthly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)
Quarterly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)
Annual sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)

Massachusetts (A)
Monthly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)
Quarterly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)
Annual sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)

Michigan
Monthly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)
Quarterly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)

Minnesota
Monthly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)
Quarterly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)

Mississippi
Monthly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)
Quarterly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)
Annual sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)

Missouri
Monthly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)
Quarterly sales tax due on January 31, 2018
Annual sales tax due on January 31, 2018

Nebraska
Monthly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)
Quarterly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)
Annual sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)

Nevada (A)
Monthly sales tax due on January 31, 2018
Quarterly sales tax due on January 31, 2018
Annual sales tax due on January 31, 2018

New Jersey (A)
Monthly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)
Quarterly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)

New Mexico
Monthly sales tax due on January 25, 2018
Quarterly sales tax due on January 25, 2018
Annual sales tax due on January 25, 2018

New York
Monthly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)

North Carolina
Monthly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)
Quarterly sales tax due on January 31, 2018

North Dakota
Monthly sales tax due on January 31, 2018
Quarterly sales tax due on January 31, 2018
Annual sales tax due on January 31, 2018

Ohio
Monthly sales tax due on January 23, 2018
Semi-annual sales tax due on January 23, 2018

Oklahoma
Monthly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)

Pennsylvania (A)
Monthly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)
Quarterly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)

Rhode Island
Monthly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)
Quarterly sales tax due on January 31, 2018
Annual January 22, 2018

South Carolina (A)
Monthly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)
Quarterly January 22, 2018
Annual January 22, 2018

South Dakota
Monthly sales tax due on January 23, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend) (if filing on paper) & January 25, 2018 if filing and paying online.
Quarterly sales tax due on January 31, 2018
Annual sales tax due on January 31, 2018

Tennessee (A)
Monthly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)
Quarterly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)
Annual sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)

Texas (A)
Monthly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)
Quarterly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)
Annual sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)

Utah
Monthly sales tax due on January 31, 2018
Quarterly sales tax due on January 31, 2018
Annual sales tax due on January 31, 2018

Vermont
Monthly sales tax due on January 25, 2018
Quarterly sales tax due on January 25, 2018
Annual sales tax due on January 25, 2018

Virginia (A)
Monthly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)
Quarterly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)
Annual sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)

Washington (A)
Monthly sales tax due on January 25, 2018
Quarterly sales tax due on January 31, 2018
Annual sales tax due on January 31, 2018

West Virginia
Monthly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)
Quarterly sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)
Annual sales tax due on January 22, 2018* (usual due date, January 20th, falls on a weekend)

Wisconsin (A)
Monthly sales tax due on January 31, 2018
Quarterly sales tax due on January 31, 2018
Annual sales tax due on January 31, 2018

Wyoming
Monthly sales tax due on January 31, 2018
Quarterly sales tax due on January 31, 2018
Annual sales tax due on January 31, 2018

Do you have any questions about sales tax filing? Check out Sales Tax 101 for Online Sellers, or start the conversation in the comments!

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