North Carolina Sales Tax Rate Changes, April 2015
- Jan 22, 2015 | Gail Cole
Sales tax rates will increase in two North Carolina counties, effective April 1, 2015.
The new local sales and use tax rate in both Anson County and Ashe County will increase by 0.25%, to 2.25%. When combined with the state rate of 4.75%, the total rate of sales tax will be 7%.
The North Carolina Department of Revenue reminds that food is subject to a reduced rate of sales tax (2%). The 0.25% rate increase does not apply to food sales.
Below is a list of the total state and local and transit sales and use tax rates, by county:
- 7% in Alexander, Anson, Ashe, Buncombe, Cabarrus, Catawba, Cumberland, Davidson, Duplin, Edgecombe, Greene, Halifax, Harnett, Haywood, Hertford, Lee, Martin, Montgomery, New Hanover, Onslow, Pit, Randolph, Robeson, Rowan, Sampson, Surry, and Wilkes Counties.
- 7.25% in Mecklenburg County.
- 7.5% in Durham and Orange Counties.
- 6.75% in all other counties.
Additional information is available on this Important Notice.
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