Guest Post from TaxJar Find a Human in every State to talk to about Sales Tax


How to Talk to a Human about Sales Tax in Every State

sales tax questionsIn our Sales Tax for eCommerce Sellers Group on Facebook, an eCommerce seller with a specific question sometimes has no choice but to contact his or her state’s taxing authority. This can be easier said than done. State customer service phone numbers can be hard to find, and then callers can be directed through a maze of options before getting your answer.

To make your life a little easier when calling your state’s taxing authority, we put together this list. Find the state you need to call below and follow the steps to get to an actual helpful human who can answer your sales tax questions.

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Alabama
Phone Number: 334-242-1170
A representative immediately picks up! However, depending on your specific question, you’ll likely get bounced around to various people first.

Arizona
Phone Number: 602-255-2060
Press 1 for English then 0 for the “next available rep” option.

Arkansas
Phone Number: 501-682-7104
A representative immediately picks up!

California
Phone Number: 1-800-400-7115
Press 1 for English, 7 for Main Menu, 2 for Sales & Use Tax, finally 8 for All Other Tax Questions.

Colorado
Phone Number: 303-238-7378
Press 4 for Sales Tax & More, then 5 for Sales Tax, finally 0 for Account Manager.

Connecticut
Phone Number: 860-297-5962
Press 5 for Representative, 2 for Sales Tax, finally 3 for more options to get someone for your specific problem.

Florida
Phone Number: 1-800-352-3671
Press 1 for English then 0 for Representative (hidden option).

Georgia
Phone Number: 877-423-6711
Press 1 for Business then 4 for Sales Tax Questions.

Hawaii
Phone Number: 808-587-4242
Press 1 for Touch Tone Phones then 0 for Representative.

Idaho
Phone Number: 1-800-972-7660
Press 0 for Representative or just stay on the line.

Illinois
Phone Number: 1-800-732-8866
Say “Agent,” then “Sales Tax,” then say your Illinois tax number.

Indiana
Phone Number: 1-800-457-8283
A representative immediately picks up!

Iowa
Phone Number: 1-800-367-3388
Press 4 for Other Tax Questions then 3 for Sales and Use Tax.

Kansas
Phone Number: 785-368-8222
Press 5 for Other Tax Representative then 2 for Sales and Use Tax Representative.

Kentucky
Phone Number: 502-564-5170
Press 0 to speak to an Operator.

Louisiana
Phone Number: 855-307-3893
Press 2 for Business Tax then 3 for Other Business Questions.

Maine
Phone Number: 207-624-9693
This is a number specific for sales tax division number, so you can listen to all the various options or just hit 4 for “All Other Calls.”


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Maryland
Phone Number: 1-800-638-2937
Press 1 for English then 5 for Business.

Massachusetts
Phone Number: 617-887-6367
Press 2 for Business, 1 for Sales Tax, and finally 3 for Other Inquiries.

Michigan
Phone Number: 517-373-3200
Ready for this? Here we go: press 3 for Sales Tax, 2 for Registered Sales Tax Questions, 3 for Sales Tax, 1 for Sales Tax (yes, again), 4 for Other Questions, then finally enter your account info.

Minnesota
Phone Number: 651-296-6181
Press 5 for Other Sales Tax Options.

Mississippi
Phone Number: 601-923-7015
Press 2 for All Other Sales Tax Options.

Missouri
Phone Number: 573-751-4450
A representative immediately picks up! However, expect to be transferred around to find the answer you need.

Nebraska
Phone Number: 402-471-5729
Press 2 for Business then press 5 for “Other.”

Nevada
Phone Number: 866-962-3707
Press 1 for Sales Tax and Other Tax Questions.

New Jersey
Phone Number: 609-292-6400
Press 5 for Sales Tax and Other Business Tax Questions. Be prepared to wait!

New Mexico
Phone Number: 505-827-0700
Press 7 for All Other Inquiries.

New York
Phone Number: 518-485-2889
Press 1 for English, 3 for Other, finally 5 for Other (again).

North Carolina
Phone Number: 877-252-3051
Another ridiculously convoluted one: Press 1 for English, 4 for Sales and Use Tax, 2 or Sales and Use Tax, 2 for Sales and Use Tax (seriously, three times), 6 for Other, 0 for Agent, then finally 3 for Continue.

North Dakota
Phone Number: 701-328-1246
A representative immediately picks up!

Ohio
Phone Number: 888-405-4039
Press 2 for Sales and Use Tax, 1 for Sales and Use Tax, 9 for Representative, 2 for Additional Info, finally 2 for No Account Number.

Oklahoma
Phone Number: 405-521-3160
Press 0 for a Representative.

Pennsylvania
Phone Number: 717-787-1064
Press 0 or enter you Tax ID then 3 for Sales and Use Tax.

Rhode Island
Phone Number: 401-574-8955
Press 2 for Sales and Use Tax.

South Carolina
Phone Number: 803-898-5000
Press 3 for Sales Tax then 2 for General Information.

South Dakota
Phone Number: 1-800-829-9188
Press 1 for Sales Tax.

Tennessee
Phone Number: 615-253-0600
Press 1 for Sales Tax then 1 for Sales Tax yet again.

Texas
Phone Number: 1-800-252-5555
Press *(star) to bypass Tax ID then 0 for Agent.

Utah
Phone Number: 1-800-662-4335
Press 0 for Representative then 2 for General Tax.

Vermont
Phone Number: 802-828-2551
Press 3 for Sales and Use Tax.

Virginia
Phone Number: 804-367-8037
Press 4 for Agent then 1 for Sales Tax.

Washington
Phone Number: 1-800-647-7706
Press 1 for Touch Tone, 0 for Tax Specialist, 7 for Other, then finally 0 to bypass the Tax ID option.

West Virginia
Phone Number: 1-800-982-8297
Press 3 for Other then 3 for Other again.

Wisconsin
Phone Number: 608-266-2776
Press 3 for Sales Tax Info then 3 for What is Taxable?

Wyoming
Phone Number: 307-777-5200
A representative immediately picks up! Expect to be transferred around, however.

This information was accurate as of the publish date of this post. If you find anything wrong, please let us know in the comments.

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One Response to Guest Post from TaxJar Find a Human in every State to talk to about Sales Tax

  1. Prep And Ship says:

    This is great info. Requesting permission to share it with our clients. Thanks

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