State sales tax rate0%
* While the base rate applies statewide, it’s only a starting point for calculating sales tax in Delaware. For an accurate tax rate for each jurisdiction, add other applicable local rates on top of the base rate.
Delaware sales tax basics
The Delaware (DE) state sales tax rate is currently 0%.
Delaware does impose a “…gross receipts tax on the seller of goods (tangible or otherwise) or provider of services in the state.”
Delaware was listed in Kiplinger’s 2011 10 tax-friendly states for retirees. One main benefit noted by Kiplinger was no state sales tax. Not all states with no sales tax were included in the list because of income taxes and property taxes.
Amazon.com owns and operates fulfillment centers in Delaware.
Companies doing business in Delaware must register online at Delaware’s One Stop Business Registration and Licensing Portal.
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