Sales Tax Rate In $locality Connecticut 2024 New Haven, Connecticut Sales Tax

Local Sales Tax - New Haven

NEW HAVEN Sales Tax Rate


2024 New Haven sales tax
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Tax Jurisdiction Sales Tax
Connecticut State Sales Tax 6.35%
County Sales Tax N/A
City Sales Tax N/A
Special Sales Tax N/A
Combined Sales Tax 6.35% [Is this data incorrect?]

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The New Haven, Connecticut sales tax is 6.35% , the same as the Connecticut state sales tax. While many other states allow counties and other localities to collect a local option sales tax, Connecticut does not permit local sales taxes to be collected.

  • The New Haven Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within New Haven
  • Groceries are exempt from the New Haven and Connecticut state sales taxes
  • New Haven collects a 0% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under Connecticut law
  • New Haven has a higher sales tax than 100% of Connecticut's other cities and counties

New Haven Connecticut Sales Tax Exemptions

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In most states, essential purchases like medicine and groceries are exempted from the sales tax or eligible for a lower sales tax rate. New Haven doesn't collect sales tax on purchases of most groceries. Certain purchases, including alcohol, cigarettes, and gasoline, may be subject to additional Connecticut 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. Connecticut's sales tax rates for commonly exempted categories are listed below. Some rates might be different in New Haven.

Groceries:TAX EXEMPT Clothing:6.35% Prepared Food:6.35% Prescription Drugs:0% Non-Prescription Drugs:0%

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All merchants operating in New Haven 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 Connecticut Department of Revenue Services . For more details, see the Connecticut sales tax.

New Haven Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The New Haven sales tax region partially or fully covers 26 zip codes in Connecticut. 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 Connecticut here

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