Sales Tax Rate In $locality Alabama 2021 Fort Payne, Alabama Sales Tax

Local Sales Tax - Fort Payne

FORT PAYNE Sales Tax Rate


2021 Fort Payne sales tax
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Tax Jurisdiction Sales Tax
Alabama State Sales Tax 4.00%
County Sales Tax 1.00%
Fort Payne Sales Tax 4.00%
Special Sales Tax N/A
Combined Sales Tax 9.00% [Is this data incorrect?]

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

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

Fort Payne Alabama Sales Tax Exemptions

FORT PAYNE - 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 Fort Payne.

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

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All merchants operating in Fort Payne 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.

Fort Payne Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The Fort Payne sales tax region partially or fully covers 1 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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