Sales Tax Rate In $locality New Jersey 2024 Trenton, New Jersey Sales Tax

Local Sales Tax - Trenton

TRENTON Sales Tax Rate


2024 Trenton sales tax
Exact tax amount may vary for different items
Tax Jurisdiction Sales Tax
New Jersey State Sales Tax 7.00%
County Sales Tax N/A
City Sales Tax N/A
Special Sales Tax N/A
Combined Sales Tax 7.00% [Is this data incorrect?]

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The Trenton, New Jersey sales tax is 7.00% , consisting of 7.00% New Jersey state sales tax and 0.00% Trenton local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of .

  • The Trenton Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Trenton
  • Groceries and clothing are exempt from the Trenton and New Jersey state sales taxes
  • Trenton collects a 0% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under New Jersey law
  • Trenton has a higher sales tax than 100% of New Jersey's other cities and counties

Trenton New Jersey Sales Tax Exemptions

TRENTON - 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. Trenton doesn't collect sales tax on purchases of most clothing and groceries. Certain purchases, including alcohol, cigarettes, and gasoline, may be subject to additional New Jersey 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. New Jersey's sales tax rates for commonly exempted categories are listed below. Some rates might be different in Trenton.

Groceries:TAX EXEMPT Clothing:TAX EXEMPT Prepared Food:7% Prescription Drugs:0% Non-Prescription Drugs:0%

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All merchants operating in Trenton 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 New Jersey Division of Revenue. For more details, see the New Jersey sales tax.

Trenton Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The Trenton sales tax region partially or fully covers 27 zip codes in New Jersey. 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 New Jersey here

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