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US sales tax and Squarespace billing

Depending on your billing address, we might collect sales tax for your Squarespace subscriptions. This guide explains our sales tax policies, how to apply for an exemption, and answers to some common questions.

Note: For help collecting tax through your online store, visit Setting up taxes in Squarespace Commerce. For residents of the European Union, visit VAT and Squarespace billing.

US sales tax and Squarespace pricing

Squarespace is required by law to collect sales tax in states where we maintain a physical presence. We apply taxes to these services for residents of the following states:

  New York Texas
Websites No Yes
Domains No No
G Suite by Google Yes Yes
Getty Images No Yes

Your tax location is determined by the billing address entered with your credit card information. Please ensure your billing information is correct.

If you have more questions about taxes, we suggest speaking with a tax advisor.

Tax exemption certificates

If your business is exempt from US sales tax, after upgrading to paid serviceopen a ticket and attach your exemption certificate. After our billing specialists review your information, you'll be notified about your exemption status.

Any changes to your billing information will require another application for exemption. 

Note: Your site must be active to apply for tax exemption. We can't apply tax exemptions to trial or expired sites.


I received an email about US sales tax, but I don’t think it applies to me. What should I do?

We determine your location for tax collection based on your billing address. If you received an email about US sales tax but believe this doesn't apply to you, update your billing address using these steps.

Will you collect US sales tax for past subscription payments?

US sales tax only applies for future subscription payments. We aren't retroactively collecting US sales tax for past invoices.

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US sales tax and Squarespace billing