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North Carolina Local Sales Tax Rate Changes

  • Feb 8, 2012 | Will Frei

The North Carolina Department of Revenue issued a press release announcing sales tax rate increases in four North Carolina counties, effective April 1, 2012.

Buncombe, Durham, Montgomery and Orange counties will increase their sales tax rates from 2 percent to 2.25 percent on April 1, 2012. This will make the combined state and local tax rate 7 percent for these counties. According to the release, the extra .25 percent "applies to sales of tangible personal property, certain digital property and other transactions subject to general State rate of sales and use tax."

The North Carolina state sales tax rate is 4.75 percent. Download a complete North Carolina sales tax rate table below.

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Will Frei
Avalara Author Will Frei
Will Frei covers sales tax news including best practices, legislation and sales tax technology. He is the Social Media Manager at Avalara.