US Sales Tax rates

Below is a summary of US Sales Tax by State. This gives the headline state rates, but there may be numerous local rates in the many thousands of taxing authorities and jurisdictions.

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Calculating US Sales Tax rates is only a small step toward US Sales Tax compliance. In most cases it is necessary to file returns to each jurisdiction for which sales tax is collected. This process can be time consuming if done manually. However, return filing can be automated with the right software, find out more about individual US state sales tax on taxrates.com below.


Latest American news

US Wyoming marketplace sales tax collections

February 18, 2019

Wyoming is to require marketplaces to collect out-of-state Sellers’ sales tax from 1 July 2019. This is based on the 2019 South Dakota v Wayfair Supreme Court ruling, imposing ‘economic nexus’ sales tax liabilities on sellers not located in a state for the first time.

US New York implements Wayfair Sales Tax rule

January 16, 2019

The New York state tax department published on 15 January 2019 guidance on the immediate requirements for out-of-state sellers to register and charge Sales Tax.

US Texas Sales Tax economic nexus

January 3, 2019

Texas has become the latest US state to implement Sales Tax obligations on out-of-state (non-resident) merchants. This follows the 2018 South Dakota vs Wayfair Supreme Court ruling obliging remote sellers without a presence in a state to charge and remit local Sales Tax.