A sales tax questionnaire is normally filled by business owners or directors and in some cases by the chartered accountant. This type of questionnaire contains information related to sales tax, income generated, and types of business etc. The information revealed through this questionnaire helps a business or an organization as well as the sales tax consultant to identify the variations from one financial year to another and they are able to manage filing of sales tax in a better way.

Sales Tax Questionnaire Sample

Name of the business: ________________________________________

Business owners name: ________________________________

Sales Tax Number:__________________________________

Business registration number: ___________________________________

Social Security Number: _________________________________

Office Address: ______________________________________

City: ________________ State: ___________________  Zip: _________________

Telephone: ____________________  Fax: ____________________________

Residential Address: ______________________________________

City: ________________ State: ___________________  Zip: _________________

Telephone: ____________________

Email: _________________________  Website: ___________________________

Q1. What type of business do you have?

a)   Partnership

b)   Sole proprietorship

c)   Corporation

d)   Nonprofit organization

e)   Limited liability

f)    Government agency

g)   Others (Pls specify): _____________________________________

Q2. Are you selling products or offering services?

a)   Yes

b)   No

Q3. What type of products does your business offer?


Q4. What was the annual profit from the business previous financial year?

a)   Less than $50,000

b)   $50,000 – $100,000

c)   $100,000 – $500,000

d)   More than $500,000

Q5. How much sales tax did you pay previous financial year?


Q6. Who filed your sales tax returns for the previous financial year?

a)   You

b)   Tax consultant

c)   Chartered accountant

d)   Others

Q7. How much sales tax you have to pay in the current financial year?


Q8. Since when have you been paying sales tax?


Q9. Are you paying sales tax after deducting the exemptions?

a)   Yes

b)   No

Q10. Which of the following types of sales tax is applicable for your business?

a)   Gross receipt tax

b)   Excise tax

c)   Securities turnover excise tax

d)   Vale added tax (VAT)

e)   Fair Tax

f)    Turnover Tax