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Gibson County Tennessee Sales Tax Rate Change


The majority of Gibson County, Tennessee voters approved a local sales tax rate increase. The new rate of 2.75% applies to all taxable sales of tangible personal property made on or after May 1, 2012.

According to the Tennessee Department of Revenue, "...the local option tax rate is applicable to the first $1,600 of the sales price of any single article of tangible personal property sold, unless that item is specifically exempted from local tax or taxed at another rate by statute. the local tax cap on the sales of single articles of tangible personal property will be $44."

Any services with billing periods starting on or after May 1, 2012 by sellers located in Gibson County, Tennessee or in the cities of Bradford, Dyer, Gibson, Rutherford and Yorkville will also apply the new sales tax rate.

Other cities in Gibson County had already increased their sales tax rate to 2.75%. Those cities include: Trenton, Humboldt, Medina, Kenton and Milan. This majority vote to increase the sales tax brings all Gibson County cities to the same local tax rate.

Use tax is also raised to 2.75%.

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Susan McLain
Avalara Author Susan McLain
Susan McLain began her career as a technical writer in technology industries such as satellite networking and medical devices. Her skills encompass technical and marketing writing, usability engineering, verification and validation testing and protocol writing, requirements development, business analysis, technical illustration/graphic design and marketing. She has owned her own business providing service to small to medium sized business and in other positions, she has been in project management, documentation and marketing. She is currently the content specialist for Avalara helping to “make sales tax less taxing.”