Sales Tax Rate In $locality Iowa 2021 Johnson County, Iowa Sales Tax

Local Sales Tax - Johnson County



2021 Johnson County sales tax
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Tax Jurisdiction Sales Tax
Iowa State Sales Tax 6.00%
Johnson 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 Johnson County, Iowa sales tax is 6.00% , the same as the Iowa state sales tax. While many other states allow counties and other localities to collect a local option sales tax, Iowa does not permit local sales taxes to be collected.

  • The Johnson County Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Johnson County
  • Groceries are exempt from the Johnson County and Iowa state sales taxes
  • Johnson County collects a 0% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under Iowa law
  • Johnson County has a lower sales tax than 93.1% of Iowa's other cities and counties

Johnson County Iowa Sales Tax Exemptions

JOHNSON 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. Johnson 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 Johnson County.

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

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All merchants operating in Johnson 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.

Johnson County Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The Johnson County sales tax region partially or fully covers 5 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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