Sales Tax Rate In $locality Florida 2018 Fort Myers, Florida Sales Tax

Local Sales Tax - Fort Myers

FORT MYERS Sales Tax Rate


2018 Fort Myers sales tax
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Tax Jurisdiction Sales Tax
Florida State Sales Tax 6.00%
County Sales Tax N/A
City Sales Tax N/A
Special Sales Tax N/A
Combined Sales Tax 6.00% [Is this data incorrect?]

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The Fort Myers, Florida sales tax is 6.00% , the same as the Florida state sales tax. While many other states allow counties and other localities to collect a local option sales tax, Florida does not permit local sales taxes to be collected.

  • The Fort Myers Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Fort Myers
  • Groceries are exempt from the Fort Myers and Florida state sales taxes
  • Fort Myers collects a 0% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under Florida law
  • Fort Myers has a lower sales tax than 91.5% of Florida's other cities and counties

Fort Myers Florida Sales Tax Exemptions

FORT MYERS - 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. Fort Myers 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 Fort Myers.

Groceries:TAX EXEMPT Clothing:6% Prepared Food:9% Prescription Drugs:0% Non-Prescription Drugs:0%

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All merchants operating in Fort Myers 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.

Fort Myers Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The Fort Myers sales tax region partially or fully covers 16 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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