Sales Tax Rate In $locality Minnesota 2024 Lake County, Minnesota Sales Tax

Local Sales Tax - Lake County

LAKE COUNTY Sales Tax Rate


2024 Lake County sales tax
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Tax Jurisdiction Sales Tax
Minnesota State Sales Tax 6.88%
Lake County Sales Tax N/A
City Sales Tax N/A
Special Sales Tax 0.50%
Combined Sales Tax 7.38% [Is this data incorrect?]

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The Lake County, Minnesota sales tax is 7.38% , consisting of 6.88% Minnesota state sales tax and 0.50% Lake County local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of a 0.50% special district sales tax (used to fund transportation districts, local attractions, etc).

  • The Lake County Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Lake County
  • Groceries and clothing are exempt from the Lake County and Minnesota state sales taxes
  • Lake County collects a 0.5% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under Minnesota law
  • Lake County has a higher sales tax than 71% of Minnesota's other cities and counties

Lake County Minnesota Sales Tax Exemptions

LAKE COUNTY - 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. Lake County 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 Lake County.

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 Lake County 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.

Lake County Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The Lake County sales tax region partially or fully covers 3 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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