2016 Urbandale, Iowa Sales Tax
Local Sales Tax - Urbandale
|Tax Jurisdiction||Sales Tax|
|Iowa 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?]|
The Urbandale, 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 Urbandale Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Urbandale
- Groceries are exempt from the Urbandale and Iowa state sales taxes
- Urbandale collects a 0% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under Iowa law
- Urbandale has a lower sales tax than 88.5% of Iowa's other cities and counties
Urbandale Iowa Sales Tax Exemptions
In most states, essential purchases like medicine and groceries are exempted from the sales tax or eligible for a lower sales tax rate. Urbandale 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 Urbandale.
Urbandale Sales Tax Calculator
All merchants operating in Urbandale 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.
Urbandale Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes
The Urbandale sales tax region partially or fully covers 3 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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- Learn more about the Iowa sales tax
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- Urbandale sales tax rate map (by SalesTaxHandbook)
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