Sales tax

Questions about sales tax? You’re in the right place. We cover the basics here.

What is sales tax?


Sales tax basics

Get sales tax rates by state


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Why can't I just use the ZIP code?

  • There are often multiple rates per ZIP code, county, and city. Therefore, more accurate rates are determined based on address.

Your sales tax rate

What do these rates mean?

  • The combined tax rate is the total sales tax of the jurisdiction for the address you submitted.

  • The jurisdiction breakdown shows the different tax rates that make up the combined rate.

  • While most taxable products are subject to the combined tax rate, some items are taxed differently at the state and local levels, so be sure to apply the correct taxes to your sale.

These are the current rates for the date and time you submitted the address, but may change at any time with new tax legislation.

Calculate your total amount

See your sales tax rate applied to any item price

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How to use this sales tax rate

  • First, determine who's responsible to collect and remit the sales tax amount. 

  • Then, determine if your product or service is taxable in the responsible party’s jurisdictions.

  • Finally, implement the rate shown above to your product or service’s value.


Free sales tax guides

Learn about the biggest changes to sales and use tax

The end-to-end guide on how to manage sales and use tax

A state-by-state-guide for filing sales tax returns

Get the tools to do sales tax right