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

Local Sales Tax - Humboldt County



2016 Humboldt County sales tax
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Tax Jurisdiction Sales Tax
Iowa State Sales Tax 6.00%
Humboldt 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 Humboldt County, Iowa sales tax is 7.00% , consisting of 6.00% Iowa state sales tax and 1.00% Humboldt County local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of a 1.00% county sales tax.

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

Humboldt County Iowa Sales Tax Exemptions

HUMBOLDT 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. Humboldt 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 Humboldt County.

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

Humboldt County Sales Tax Calculator

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All merchants operating in Humboldt 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.

Humboldt County Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The Humboldt County sales tax region partially or fully covers 10 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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