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North Carolina sales tax rate changes, April 2017


 New sales tax rates coming to North Carolina in April 2017.

A local sales and use tax rate change is set to take effect in North Carolina on April 1, 2017.

Beginning April 1, Wake County will levy an additional 0.5 percent local sales and use tax, bringing the new combined sales and use tax rate to 7.25 percent. The additional tax will raise revenue for public transportation systems. Additional information.

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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.