2016 Elko County, Nevada Sales Tax
Local Sales Tax - Elko County
|Tax Jurisdiction||Sales Tax|
|Nevada State Sales Tax||4.60%|
|Elko County Sales Tax||2.25%|
|City Sales Tax||N/A|
|Special Sales Tax||N/A|
|Combined Sales Tax||6.85% [Is this data incorrect?]|
The Elko County, Nevada sales tax is 6.85% , consisting of 4.60% Nevada state sales tax and 2.25% Elko County local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of a 2.25% county sales tax.
- The Elko County Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Elko County
- Groceries are exempt from the Elko County and Nevada state sales taxes
- Elko County collects a 2.25% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under Nevada law
- Elko County has a lower sales tax than 70.6% of Nevada's other cities and counties
Elko County Nevada Sales Tax Exemptions
In most states, essential purchases like medicine and groceries are exempted from the sales tax or eligible for a lower sales tax rate. Elko County doesn't collect sales tax on purchases of most groceries. Certain purchases, including alcohol, cigarettes, and gasoline, may be subject to additional Nevada 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. Nevada's sales tax rates for commonly exempted categories are listed below. Some rates might be different in Elko County.
Elko County Sales Tax Calculator
All merchants operating in Elko 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 Nevada Department of Taxation . For more details, see the Nevada sales tax.
Elko County Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes
The Elko County sales tax region partially or fully covers 15 zip codes in Nevada. 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 Nevada here
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- Elko County sales tax rate map (by SalesTaxHandbook)
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