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

Local Sales Tax - Lincoln

LINCOLN Sales Tax Rate


2016 Lincoln sales tax
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Tax Jurisdiction Sales Tax
Nebraska State Sales Tax 5.50%
County Sales Tax N/A
Lincoln Sales Tax 1.50%
Special Sales Tax N/A
Combined Sales Tax 7.00% [Is this data incorrect?]

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The Lincoln, Nebraska sales tax is 7.00% , consisting of 5.50% Nebraska state sales tax and 1.50% Lincoln local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of a 1.50% city sales tax.

  • The Lincoln Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Lincoln
  • Groceries are exempt from the Lincoln and Nebraska state sales taxes
  • Lincoln collects a 1.5% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under Nebraska law
  • Lincoln has a higher sales tax than 97.6% of Nebraska's other cities and counties

Lincoln Nebraska Sales Tax Exemptions

LINCOLN - 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. Lincoln 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 Lincoln.

Groceries:TAX EXEMPT Clothing:7% Prepared Food:11% Prescription Drugs:1.5% Non-Prescription Drugs:1.5%

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All merchants operating in Lincoln 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.

Lincoln Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The Lincoln sales tax region partially or fully covers 22 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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