Sales Tax Rate In $locality Florida 2022 Alachua County, Florida Sales Tax

Local Sales Tax - Alachua County



2022 Alachua County sales tax
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Tax Jurisdiction Sales Tax
Florida State Sales Tax 6.00%
Alachua County Sales Tax 0.50%
City Sales Tax N/A
Special Sales Tax N/A
Combined Sales Tax 6.50% [Is this data incorrect?]

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The Alachua County, Florida sales tax is 6.50% , consisting of 6.00% Florida state sales tax and 0.50% Alachua County local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of a 0.50% county sales tax.

  • The Alachua County Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Alachua County
  • Groceries are exempt from the Alachua County and Florida state sales taxes
  • Alachua County collects a 0.5% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under Florida law
  • Alachua County has a lower sales tax than 83.1% of Florida's other cities and counties

Alachua County Florida Sales Tax Exemptions

ALACHUA COUNTY - 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. Alachua County doesn't collect sales tax on purchases of most groceries. Prepared Food is subject to special sales tax rates under Florida law. Certain purchases, including alcohol, cigarettes, and gasoline, may be subject to additional Florida 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. Florida's sales tax rates for commonly exempted categories are listed below. Some rates might be different in Alachua County.

Groceries:TAX EXEMPT Clothing:6.5% Prepared Food:9.5% Prescription Drugs:0.5% Non-Prescription Drugs:0.5%

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All merchants operating in Alachua County 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 Florida Department of Revenue . For more details, see the Florida sales tax.

Alachua County Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The Alachua County sales tax region partially or fully covers 38 zip codes in Florida. 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 Florida here

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