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Welcome to the South Dakota Department of Revenue's press room. Here you will find all the latest publications and press releases concerning DOR. If you have any further questions regarding the press releases, please contact (605) 773-5869.

 


 

Winter 2024 Newsletter is Available!

The Winter Newsletter is here! Read it to learn about municipal tax changes, HB1090, available property tax relief programs, and more!

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2023 Department of Revenue Annual Report

Catch up on highlights from the past year, see where South Dakota compares to other states and view statistical reports in the South Dakota Department of Revenue Fiscal Year 2023 Annual Report.

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Changes in municipal taxes take effect in three South Dakota Communities January 1, 2024

Beginning January 1, 2024, the communities of Aurora, Hecla, and Lake City will increase the 1 percent general sales and use tax rate to 2 percent. 

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Fall 2023 Newsletter is Available!

The Fall Newsletter is here! Read it to learn about municipal tax changes, the new motor vehicle modernization project, a South Dakota Lottery second chance story, and more!

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An Updated Policy for Personalized License Plates

The South Dakota Department of Revenue implemented a new personalized license plate policy on September 14, 2023. The new Department policy does not use the “offensive to good taste and decency” standard.

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South Dakota State Fair Generates over $200,000 in Tax Revenue

The 2023 South Dakota State Fair generated $222,108.58 in tax collections. During this year’s State Fair, we saw a big jump in vendors with 607 booths rented to 322 different vendors. Fairgoer spent money on goods, services, and concessions during the five-day event – totaling over $2.7 million in revenue.

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Summer 2023 Newsletter has Arrived!

Information on Sturgis, property tax relief programs, self service terminals, deadlines, and much more is available in this edition of the 2023 Summer Newsletter.

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Spring 2023 Newsletter

The Spring Newsletter is here! Read it to learn about articles on speculative building and the departments award winning Property Tax modernization project. The Spring issue also features guidance and summaries on bills from the 2023 Legislative Session. 

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