Sales Tax Rate In $locality New Mexico 2023 Capitan, New Mexico Sales Tax

Local Sales Tax - Capitan

CAPITAN Sales Tax Rate


2023 Capitan sales tax
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Tax Jurisdiction Sales Tax
New Mexico State Sales Tax 5.13%
County Sales Tax N/A
Capitan Sales Tax 1.69%
Special Sales Tax N/A
Combined Sales Tax 6.81% [Is this data incorrect?]

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The Capitan, New Mexico sales tax is 6.81% , consisting of 5.13% New Mexico state sales tax and 1.69% Capitan local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of a 1.69% city sales tax.

  • The Capitan Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Capitan
  • Groceries are exempt from the Capitan and New Mexico state sales taxes
  • Capitan collects a 1.6875% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under New Mexico law
  • Capitan has a lower sales tax than 70.7% of New Mexico's other cities and counties

Capitan New Mexico Sales Tax Exemptions

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

Groceries:TAX EXEMPT Clothing:6.8175% Prepared Food:6.8175% Prescription Drugs:1.6875% Non-Prescription Drugs:1.6875%

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All merchants operating in Capitan 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 Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department . For more details, see the New Mexico sales tax.

Capitan Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The Capitan sales tax region partially or fully covers 1 zip codes in New Mexico. 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 Mexico here


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