2016 Elephant Butte, New Mexico Sales Tax
Local Sales Tax - Elephant Butte
|Tax Jurisdiction||Sales Tax|
|New Mexico State Sales Tax||5.13%|
|County Sales Tax||N/A|
|Elephant Butte Sales Tax||2.44%|
|Special Sales Tax||N/A|
|Combined Sales Tax||7.56% [Is this data incorrect?]|
The Elephant Butte, New Mexico sales tax is 7.56% , consisting of 5.13% New Mexico state sales tax and 2.44% Elephant Butte local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of a 2.44% city sales tax.
- The Elephant Butte Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Elephant Butte
- Groceries are exempt from the Elephant Butte and New Mexico state sales taxes
- Elephant Butte collects a 2.4375% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under New Mexico law
- Elephant Butte has a higher sales tax than 69.8% of New Mexico's other cities and counties
Elephant Butte New Mexico 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. Elephant Butte 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 Elephant Butte.
Elephant Butte Sales Tax Calculator
All merchants operating in Elephant Butte 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.
Elephant Butte Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes
The Elephant Butte 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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- Learn more about the New Mexico sales tax
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- Elephant Butte sales tax rate map (by SalesTaxHandbook)
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