Sales Tax Rate In $locality Michigan 2023 Sterling Heights, Michigan Sales Tax

Local Sales Tax - Sterling Heights



2023 Sterling Heights sales tax
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Tax Jurisdiction Sales Tax
Michigan 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 Sterling Heights, Michigan sales tax is 6.00% , the same as the Michigan state sales tax. While many other states allow counties and other localities to collect a local option sales tax, Michigan does not permit local sales taxes to be collected.

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

Sterling Heights Michigan Sales Tax Exemptions

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

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

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All merchants operating in Sterling Heights 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 Michigan Department of Treasury . For more details, see the Michigan sales tax.

Sterling Heights Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The Sterling Heights sales tax region partially or fully covers 5 zip codes in Michigan. 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 Michigan here

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