Sales Tax Rate In $locality Kentucky 2016 Somerset, Kentucky Sales Tax

Local Sales Tax - Somerset

SOMERSET Sales Tax Rate

6.00%

2016 Somerset 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 Somerset, 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 Somerset Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Somerset
  • Groceries are exempt from the Somerset and Kentucky state sales taxes
  • Somerset collects a 0% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under Kentucky law
  • Somerset has a higher sales tax than 100% of Kentucky's other cities and counties

Somerset Kentucky Sales Tax Exemptions

SOMERSET - 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. Somerset 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 Somerset.

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

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All merchants operating in Somerset 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.

Somerset Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The Somerset sales tax region partially or fully covers 3 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

425014250242503

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