2013 Bath, Maine Sales Tax
Local Sales Tax - Bath
|Tax Jurisdiction||Sales Tax|
|Maine State Sales Tax||5.00%|
|County Sales Tax||N/A|
|City Sales Tax||N/A|
|Special Sales Tax||N/A|
|Combined Sales Tax||5.00% [Is this data incorrect?]|
The Bath Maine sales tax is 5.00% , the same as the Maine state sales tax. While many other states allow counties and other localities to collect a local option sales tax, Maine does not permit local sales taxes to be collected.
- The Bath Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Bath
- Groceries are exempt from the Bath and Maine state sales taxes
- Bath collects a 0% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under Maine law
- Bath has a higher sales tax than 100% of Maine's other cities and counties
Bath Maine 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. Bath doesn't collect sales tax on purchases of most groceries. Prepared Food is subject to special sales tax rates under Maine law. Certain purchases, including alcohol, cigarettes, and gasoline, may be subject to additional Maine 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 then general purchases. Maine's sales tax rates for commonly exempted categories are listed below. Some rates might be different in Bath.
Bath Sales Tax Calculator
All merchants operating in Bath 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 Maine Revenue Services . For more details, see the Maine sales tax.
Bath Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes
The Bath sales tax region partially or fully covers 1 zip codes in Maine. 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.
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