Local option sales tax

Local Sales Tax

Beginning on October 1, 2017, the city of Fairmont will have a 0.5 percent voter-approved sales and use tax. The local sales tax will apply to all retail sales made within the city of Fairmont. The use tax will apply to all taxable items used in the city where local sales tax was not paid.

All retailers who are doing business in Fairmont and are registered for Minnesota sales tax must also register for the local option sales tax. The Minnesota Department of Revenue will administer this tax. CLICK HERE for a reference sheet providing additional details on how to register for, collect and report this tax.