Sales Tax Rate In $locality Alabama 2024 Dothan, Alabama Sales Tax

Local Sales Tax - Dothan



2024 Dothan sales tax
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Tax Jurisdiction Sales Tax
Alabama State Sales Tax 4.00%
Houston County Sales Tax 1.00%
Dothan Sales Tax 4.00%
Special Sales Tax N/A
Combined Sales Tax 9.00% [Is this data incorrect?]

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The Dothan, Alabama sales tax is 9.00% , consisting of 4.00% Alabama state sales tax and 5.00% Dothan local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of a 1.00% county sales tax and a 4.00% city sales tax.

  • The Dothan Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Dothan
  • Dothan collects a 5% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under Alabama law
  • Dothan has a higher sales tax than 71.3% of Alabama's other cities and counties

Dothan Alabama Sales Tax Exemptions

DOTHAN (HOUSTON CO) - Local sales tax map

In most states, essential purchases like medicine and groceries are exempted from the sales tax or eligible for a lower sales tax rate. Many municipalities exempt or charge special sales tax rates to certain types of transactions. Certain purchases, including alcohol, cigarettes, and gasoline, may be subject to additional Alabama state excise taxes in addition to the sales tax.

Note that in some areas, items like alcohol and prepared food (including restaurant meals and some premade supermarket items) are charged at a higher sales tax rate than general purchases. Alabama's sales tax rates for commonly exempted categories are listed below. Some rates might be different in Dothan.

Groceries:9% Clothing:9% Prepared Food:9% Prescription Drugs:5% Non-Prescription Drugs:5%

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All merchants operating in Dothan must automatically calculate the sales tax due on each purchase made and include it in separately in the receipt. Goods bought for resale or other business use may be exempted from the sales tax. If you purchase goods online or through the mail and do not pay any sales tax, you are expected to pay use tax to the Alabama Department of Revenue . For more details, see the Alabama sales tax.

Dothan Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The Dothan sales tax region partially or fully covers 5 zip codes in Alabama. Remember that ZIP codes do not necessarily match up with municipal and tax region borders, so some of these zip codes may overlap with other nearby tax districts. You can find sales taxes by zip code in Alabama here

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