2016 Bemidji, Minnesota Sales Tax
Local Sales Tax - Bemidji
|Tax Jurisdiction||Sales Tax|
|Minnesota State Sales Tax||6.88%|
|County Sales Tax||N/A|
|Bemidji Sales Tax||0.50%|
|Special Sales Tax||0.50%|
|Combined Sales Tax||7.88% [Is this data incorrect?]|
The Bemidji, Minnesota sales tax is 7.88% , consisting of 6.88% Minnesota state sales tax and 1.00% Bemidji local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of a 0.50% city sales tax and a 0.50% special district sales tax (used to fund transportation districts, local attractions, etc).
- The Bemidji Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Bemidji
- Groceries and clothing are exempt from the Bemidji and Minnesota state sales taxes
- Bemidji collects a 1% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under Minnesota law
- Bemidji has a higher sales tax than 100% of Minnesota's other cities and counties
Bemidji Minnesota 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. Bemidji 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 Bemidji.
Bemidji Sales Tax Calculator
All merchants operating in Bemidji 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.
Bemidji Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes
The Bemidji sales tax region partially or fully covers 2 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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- Learn more about the Minnesota sales tax
- View Minnesota sales taxes by county
- Bemidji sales tax rate map (by SalesTaxHandbook)
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