Sales Tax Rate In $locality Iowa 2016 Cedar County, Iowa Sales Tax

Local Sales Tax - Cedar County



2016 Cedar County sales tax
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Tax Jurisdiction Sales Tax
Iowa State Sales Tax 6.00%
Cedar County Sales Tax 1.00%
City Sales Tax N/A
Special Sales Tax N/A
Combined Sales Tax 7.00% [Is this data incorrect?]

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The Cedar County, Iowa sales tax is 7.00% , consisting of 6.00% Iowa state sales tax and 1.00% Cedar County local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of a 1.00% county sales tax.

  • The Cedar County Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Cedar County
  • Groceries are exempt from the Cedar County and Iowa state sales taxes
  • Cedar County collects a 1% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under Iowa law
  • Cedar County has a higher sales tax than 100% of Iowa's other cities and counties

Cedar County Iowa Sales Tax Exemptions

CEDAR 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. Cedar County doesn't collect sales tax on purchases of most groceries. Certain purchases, including alcohol, cigarettes, and gasoline, may be subject to additional Iowa 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. Iowa's sales tax rates for commonly exempted categories are listed below. Some rates might be different in Cedar County.

Groceries:TAX EXEMPT Clothing:7% Prepared Food:7% Prescription Drugs:1% Non-Prescription Drugs:1%

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All merchants operating in Cedar 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 Iowa Department of Revenue . For more details, see the Iowa sales tax.

Cedar County Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The Cedar County sales tax region partially or fully covers 7 zip codes in Iowa. 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 Iowa here

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