Sales Tax Rate In $locality Alabama 2016 Mobile, Alabama Sales Tax

Local Sales Tax - Mobile

MOBILE Sales Tax Rate

10.00%

2016 Mobile sales tax
Exact tax amount may vary for different items
Tax Jurisdiction Sales Tax
Alabama State Sales Tax 4.00%
County Sales Tax 1.00%
Mobile Sales Tax 5.00%
Special Sales Tax N/A
Combined Sales Tax 10.00% [Is this data incorrect?]

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The Mobile, Alabama sales tax is 10.00% , consisting of 4.00% Alabama state sales tax and 6.00% Mobile local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of a 1.00% county sales tax and a 5.00% city sales tax.

  • The Mobile Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Mobile
  • Mobile collects a 6% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under Alabama law
  • Mobile has a higher sales tax than 99.7% of Alabama's other cities and counties

Mobile Alabama Sales Tax Exemptions

MOBILE - 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 Mobile.

Groceries:10% Clothing:10% Prepared Food:10% Prescription Drugs:6% Non-Prescription Drugs:6%

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All merchants operating in Mobile 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.

Mobile Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The Mobile sales tax region partially or fully covers 30 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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