Sales Tax Rate In $locality Florida 2017 Palm Bay, Florida Sales Tax

Local Sales Tax - Palm Bay

PALM BAY Sales Tax Rate


2017 Palm Bay 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 Palm Bay, 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 Palm Bay Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Palm Bay
  • Groceries are exempt from the Palm Bay and Florida state sales taxes
  • Palm Bay collects a 0% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under Florida law
  • Palm Bay has a lower sales tax than 98.4% of Florida's other cities and counties

Palm Bay Florida Sales Tax Exemptions

PALM BAY - 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. Palm Bay 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 Palm Bay.

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

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All merchants operating in Palm Bay 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.

Palm Bay Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The Palm Bay sales tax region partially or fully covers 7 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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