Sales Tax Rate In $locality Minnesota 2016 Fergus Falls, Minnesota Sales Tax

Local Sales Tax - Fergus Falls



2016 Fergus Falls sales tax
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Tax Jurisdiction Sales Tax
Minnesota State Sales Tax 6.88%
County Sales Tax N/A
Fergus Falls Sales Tax 0.50%
Special Sales Tax N/A
Combined Sales Tax 7.38% [Is this data incorrect?]

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The Fergus Falls, Minnesota sales tax is 7.38% , consisting of 6.88% Minnesota state sales tax and 0.50% Fergus Falls local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of a 0.50% city sales tax.

  • The Fergus Falls Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Fergus Falls
  • Groceries and clothing are exempt from the Fergus Falls and Minnesota state sales taxes
  • Fergus Falls collects a 0.5% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under Minnesota law
  • Fergus Falls has a higher sales tax than 78.8% of Minnesota's other cities and counties

Fergus Falls Minnesota Sales Tax Exemptions

FERGUS FALLS - 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. Fergus Falls 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 Fergus Falls.

Groceries:TAX EXEMPT Clothing:TAX EXEMPT Prepared Food:11.275% Prescription Drugs:0.5% Non-Prescription Drugs:0.5%

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All merchants operating in Fergus Falls 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.

Fergus Falls Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The Fergus Falls 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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