Virginia Sales Tax on Amazon Purchases Virginia: Sales Tax Handbook


Are Amazon Purchases subject to sales tax?

While Virginia's 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 Virginia. To learn more, see a full list of taxable and tax-exempt items in Virginia.

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Virginia passed a law in 2012 that requires companies with a distribution center, warehouse, fulfillment center, office, or other such location in the Commonwealth of Virginia to collect and remit sales tax. As a result of this law, Amazon began collecting sales taxes from Virginia residents in 2013.

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