Sales Tax Rate In $locality Minnesota 2024 St. Cloud, Minnesota Sales Tax

Local Sales Tax - St. Cloud

ST. CLOUD (BENTON CO) Sales Tax Rate


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

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

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

St. Cloud Minnesota Sales Tax Exemptions

ST. CLOUD (BENTON CO) - 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. St. Cloud 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 St. Cloud.

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 St. Cloud 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.

St. Cloud Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The St. Cloud sales tax region partially or fully covers 11 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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