2016 Little Rock, Arkansas Sales Tax
Local Sales Tax - Little Rock
|Tax Jurisdiction||Sales Tax|
|Arkansas State Sales Tax||6.50%|
|County Sales Tax||1.00%|
|Little Rock Sales Tax||1.50%|
|Special Sales Tax||N/A|
|Combined Sales Tax||9.00% [Is this data incorrect?]|
The Little Rock, Arkansas sales tax is 9.00% , consisting of 6.50% Arkansas state sales tax and 2.50% Little Rock local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of a 1.00% county sales tax and a 1.50% city sales tax.
- The Little Rock Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Little Rock
- Little Rock collects a 2.5% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under Arkansas law
- Little Rock has a higher sales tax than 56% of Arkansas' other cities and counties
Little Rock Arkansas 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. Many municipalities exempt or charge special sales tax rates to certain types of transactions. Groceries is subject to special sales tax rates under Arkansas law. Certain purchases, including alcohol, cigarettes, and gasoline, may be subject to additional Arkansas 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. Arkansas's sales tax rates for commonly exempted categories are listed below. Some rates might be different in Little Rock.
Little Rock Sales Tax Calculator
All merchants operating in Little Rock 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 Arkansas Department of Revenue Website . For more details, see the Arkansas sales tax.
Little Rock Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes
The Little Rock sales tax region partially or fully covers 22 zip codes in Arkansas. 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 Arkansas here
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- Learn more about the Arkansas sales tax
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- Little Rock sales tax rate map (by SalesTaxHandbook)
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