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

Local Sales Tax - West Haven

WEST HAVEN Sales Tax Rate


2024 West 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 West 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 West Haven Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within West Haven
  • Groceries are exempt from the West Haven and Connecticut state sales taxes
  • West Haven collects a 0% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under Connecticut law
  • West Haven has a higher sales tax than 100% of Connecticut's other cities and counties

West 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. West 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 West 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 West 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.

West Haven Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The West Haven sales tax region partially or fully covers 1 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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