Texas Sales Tax on Amazon Purchases Texas: Sales Tax Handbook


Are Amazon Purchases subject to sales tax?

While Texas' sales tax generally applies to most transactions, certain items have special treatment in many states when it comes to sales taxes. This page describes the taxability of amazon purchases in Texas. To learn more, see a full list of taxable and tax-exempt items in Texas.

Products on Amazon.com
In 2012, Amazon agreed to create 2,500 jobs and invest $200 million in new distribution centers in Texas if the state forgave $269 million in back sales taxes. Under the agreement, Amazon began collecting sales taxes from Texas customers beginning in that year. Amazon's subscription service Amazon Prime is also subject to sales tax in Texas.

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