Sales Tax Rate In $locality Kentucky 2024 Newport, Kentucky Sales Tax

Local Sales Tax - Newport

NEWPORT Sales Tax Rate


2024 Newport sales tax
Exact tax amount may vary for different items
Tax Jurisdiction Sales Tax
Kentucky 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 Newport, Kentucky sales tax is 6.00% , the same as the Kentucky state sales tax. While many other states allow counties and other localities to collect a local option sales tax, Kentucky does not permit local sales taxes to be collected.

  • The Newport Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Newport
  • Groceries are exempt from the Newport and Kentucky state sales taxes
  • Newport collects a 0% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under Kentucky law
  • Newport has a higher sales tax than 100% of Kentucky's other cities and counties

Newport Kentucky Sales Tax Exemptions

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

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

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

Newport Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The Newport sales tax region partially or fully covers 4 zip codes in Kentucky. 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 Kentucky here

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