Sales Tax Rate In $locality Nebraska 2016 Chester, Nebraska Sales Tax

Local Sales Tax - Chester

CHESTER Sales Tax Rate


2016 Chester sales tax
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Tax Jurisdiction Sales Tax
Nebraska State Sales Tax 5.50%
County Sales Tax N/A
Chester Sales Tax 1.00%
Special Sales Tax N/A
Combined Sales Tax 6.50% [Is this data incorrect?]

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The Chester, Nebraska sales tax is 6.50% , consisting of 5.50% Nebraska state sales tax and 1.00% Chester local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of a 1.00% city sales tax.

  • The Chester Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Chester
  • Groceries are exempt from the Chester and Nebraska state sales taxes
  • Chester collects a 1% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under Nebraska law
  • Chester has a lower sales tax than 58.9% of Nebraska's other cities and counties

Chester Nebraska Sales Tax Exemptions

CHESTER - 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. Chester doesn't collect sales tax on purchases of most groceries. Prepared Food is subject to special sales tax rates under Nebraska law. Certain purchases, including alcohol, cigarettes, and gasoline, may be subject to additional Nebraska 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. Nebraska's sales tax rates for commonly exempted categories are listed below. Some rates might be different in Chester.

Groceries:TAX EXEMPT Clothing:6.5% Prepared Food:10.5% Prescription Drugs:1% Non-Prescription Drugs:1%

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All merchants operating in Chester 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 Nebraska Department of Revenue . For more details, see the Nebraska sales tax.

Chester Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The Chester sales tax region partially or fully covers 1 zip codes in Nebraska. 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 Nebraska here


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