Sales Tax Rate In $locality Minnesota 2019 Albert Lea, Minnesota Sales Tax

Local Sales Tax - Albert Lea

ALBERT LEA Sales Tax Rate


2019 Albert Lea sales tax
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Tax Jurisdiction Sales Tax
Minnesota State Sales Tax 6.88%
County Sales Tax N/A
City Sales Tax N/A
Special Sales Tax N/A
Combined Sales Tax 6.88% [Is this data incorrect?]

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The Albert Lea, Minnesota sales tax is 6.88% , the same as the Minnesota state sales tax. While many other states allow counties and other localities to collect a local option sales tax, Minnesota does not permit local sales taxes to be collected.

  • The Albert Lea Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Albert Lea
  • Groceries and clothing are exempt from the Albert Lea and Minnesota state sales taxes
  • Albert Lea collects a 0% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under Minnesota law
  • Albert Lea has a lower sales tax than 98.4% of Minnesota's other cities and counties

Albert Lea Minnesota Sales Tax Exemptions

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In most states, essential purchases like medicine and groceries are exempted from the sales tax or eligible for a lower sales tax rate. Albert Lea doesn't collect sales tax on purchases of most clothing and groceries. Prepared Food is subject to special sales tax rates under Minnesota law. Certain purchases, including alcohol, cigarettes, and gasoline, may be subject to additional Minnesota 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. Minnesota's sales tax rates for commonly exempted categories are listed below. Some rates might be different in Albert Lea.

Groceries:TAX EXEMPT Clothing:TAX EXEMPT Prepared Food:10.775% Prescription Drugs:0% Non-Prescription Drugs:0%

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All merchants operating in Albert Lea 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 Minnesota Department of Revenue . For more details, see the Minnesota sales tax.

Albert Lea Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The Albert Lea sales tax region partially or fully covers 1 zip codes in Minnesota. 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 Minnesota here


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