Nebraska Sales Tax Guide

A step-by-step guide to understanding Nebraska sales tax rules.


If husking corn isn't your thing maybe you've elected to start your own business. If you're selling taxable goods in Nebraska, you'll need to understand how to collect, file, and remit sales and use tax. This guide will help you establish a foundation for proper sales tax management.

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Table of Contents

An Overview of Nebraska Sales Tax

Understanding where, when, and how to collect Nebraska sales tax is no easy task. Whether you're collecting tax dollars at the point-of-sale or collecting Nebraska internet sales tax, our guide will break down the sales tax compliance process into focused, easy to understand chapters.

Nebraska Sales Tax Nexus

Understanding whether you need to collect, file, and remit Nebraska sales tax depends on a concept known as nexus. In this chapter, we'll take a look at situations that may trigger in Nebraska such as storing inventory in the state, hiring state residents, and click-through nexus.

Registering to Collect Nebraska Sales Tax

You'll want to get started establishing Nebraska sales tax compliance by understanding how to get your business registered for the necessary sales tax permit. We'll walk you through the process and help you understand when is the best time to get your business registered in Nebraska.

Collecting Sales Tax in Nebraska

After you've registered your business with the Nebraska Department of Revenue, you're ready to begin collecting sales tax. We'll review topics such as Nebraska sales tax exemptions, sales tax holidays, and determining state and local sales tax rates.

Filing Nebraska Sales Tax Returns

Now that you're business is registered with the Nebraska Department of Revenue and collecting sales tax, you'll need to file tax returns in an ongoing basis. We'll help you gain a deep understand of the process of filing sales tax returns. Topic covered include filing frequencies, filing on behalf of a client, and what happens if you file late.

Nebraska Sales Tax Filing Due Dates

Every business that registers to collect Nebraska sales tax will be assigned a filing frequency. In this chapter, we'll take a look at the filing frequencies and associated due dates supported by the Nebraska Department of Revenue.

Late Filing Penalties, Fines & Interest

We know, mistakes happen and, from time to time, sales tax filing deadlines are missed. In this chapter, we'll take a look at what penalties you may be required to pay should you miss your assigned Nebraska sales tax filing date. We'll also consider interest charges for late sales tax payments.

Sales Tax on Nebraska Shipping & Handling

The rise of the internet economy has made it possible for buyers around the world to order your products. Did you know shipping and handling may be taxable? In this chapter we'll cover sales tax on shipping and handling in Nebraska. You'll want to pay attention here because there are some important details pertaining to invoicing you'll want to understand.