2016 Scottsdale, Arizona Sales Tax
Local Sales Tax - Scottsdale
|Tax Jurisdiction||Sales Tax|
|Arizona State Sales Tax||5.60%|
|County Sales Tax||0.70%|
|Scottsdale Sales Tax||1.65%|
|Special Sales Tax||N/A|
|Combined Sales Tax||7.95% [Is this data incorrect?]|
The Scottsdale, Arizona sales tax is 7.95% , consisting of 5.60% Arizona state sales tax and 2.35% Scottsdale local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of a 0.70% county sales tax and a 1.65% city sales tax.
- The Scottsdale Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Scottsdale
- Groceries are exempt from the Scottsdale and Arizona state sales taxes
- Scottsdale collects a 2.35% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under Arizona law
- Scottsdale has a lower sales tax than 75% of Arizona's other cities and counties
Scottsdale Arizona Sales Tax Exemptions
In most states, essential purchases like medicine and groceries are exempted from the sales tax or eligible for a lower sales tax rate. Scottsdale doesn't collect sales tax on purchases of most groceries. Certain purchases, including alcohol, cigarettes, and gasoline, may be subject to additional Arizona 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. Arizona's sales tax rates for commonly exempted categories are listed below. Some rates might be different in Scottsdale.
Scottsdale Sales Tax Calculator
All merchants operating in Scottsdale 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 Arizona Department of Revenue Website . For more details, see the Arizona sales tax.
Scottsdale Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes
The Scottsdale sales tax region partially or fully covers 13 zip codes in Arizona. 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 Arizona here
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- Learn more about the Arizona sales tax
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- Scottsdale sales tax rate map (by SalesTaxHandbook)
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