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Sales & Use Tax Information

The transition to centralized licensing, reporting and payment of Transaction Privilege (Sales) taxes to the Arizona Department of Revenue will begin with the January 2017 tax return which is due in February.

Learn More. (PDF)

To claim the affiliated entities exemption, please fill out the Claim of Exemption Form (PDF) and return it as noted.

Transaction Privilege (Sales) & Use Tax Return

Reporting your Transaction Privilege (Sales) & Use Taxes

Transaction Privilege (Sales) & Use Tax due dates

Transaction Privilege (Sales) & Use Tax Interest Schedule (PDF)

Transaction Privilege (Sales) & Use Tax Audits

Transaction Privilege (Sales) Tax Code (PDF)

Frequently Requested Forms

Tax Rates
The retail tax rate for Scottsdale is 7.95%. This consists of:
City of Scottsdale 1.65%
State of Arizona 5.6%
Maricopa County 0.7%

Complete Combined Tax Rate List (PDF)

Privilege Tax Rate Table (PDF)

Taxable Activities

Advertising (PDF)

Publishing (PDF)

Job Printing (PDF)

Use Tax (PDF)

Retail Sales (PDF)

Amusements (PDF)

Rental of Tangible Personal Property (PDF)

Hotel/Motel (PDF)

Restaurants and Bars (PDF)

Real Property Rentals (PDF)

Telecommunication Services (PDF)

Construction Contractor, Owner Builders and Speculative Builders Guide (PDF)

Construction Factored Tax Calculations:

Construction Contractors (Excel)

Speculative Builders (Excel)

Monthly Tax Collection Reports (PDF)
How Tax Revenues Are Spent
Personal Property Tax
Special Assessments

Office Location

Phone Number/Hours
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. except City Holidays
If fingerprint processing is required,
please arrive at our office by 4:30 p.m.
P: 480-312-2400
F: 480-312-4806
Tax and License Office Location
Business Services Tax and License
7447 E. Indian School Road, Suite 110
Scottsdale, AZ 85251