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North Carolina Local Sales Tax Rate Changes, April 2014

  • Feb 4, 2014 | Gail Cole

 Harnett County, North Carolina.

The residents of Harnett County, North Carolina, have voted in favor of a local sales tax rate increase.

Effective April 1, 2014, the new rate of sales and use tax in Harnett County will be 2.25%, a 0.25% increase. The new combined state and local rate will be 7%. For the fine print, read the NC Department of Revenue special notice.

Harnett County will be one of a handful of North Carolina Counties with a combined state and local sales and use tax rate of 7%. The others are: Alexander, Buncombe, Cabarrus, Catawba, Cumberland, Duplin, Edgecombe, Greene, Halifax, Haywood, Hertford, Lee, Martin, Montgomery, New Hanover, Onslow, Pitt, Randolph, Robeson, Rowan, Sampson, Surry and Wilkes Counties.

The combined rate in Mecklenburg County will be 7.25% and the combined rate in Durham and Orange Counties will be 7.5%. The remaining 73 counties will have a combined rate of 6.75%.

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Gail Cole
Avalara Author
Gail Cole
Gail Cole
Avalara Author Gail Cole
Gail began researching and writing about sales tax in 2012 and has been fascinated with it ever since. She has a penchant for uncovering unusual tax facts, and endeavors to make complex sales tax laws more digestible for both experts and laypeople.