2016 Rio Arriba County, New Mexico Sales Tax
Local Sales Tax - Rio Arriba County
|Tax Jurisdiction||Sales Tax|
|New Mexico State Sales Tax||5.13%|
|Rio Arriba County Sales Tax||N/A|
|City Sales Tax||N/A|
|Special Sales Tax||1.38%|
|Combined Sales Tax||6.50% [Is this data incorrect?]|
The Rio Arriba County, New Mexico sales tax is 6.50% , consisting of 5.13% New Mexico state sales tax and 1.38% Rio Arriba County local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of a 1.38% special district sales tax (used to fund transportation districts, local attractions, etc).
- The Rio Arriba County Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Rio Arriba County
- Groceries are exempt from the Rio Arriba County and New Mexico state sales taxes
- Rio Arriba County collects a 1.375% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under New Mexico law
- Rio Arriba County has a lower sales tax than 72.4% of New Mexico's other cities and counties
Rio Arriba County 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. Rio Arriba County 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 Rio Arriba County.
Rio Arriba County Sales Tax Calculator
All merchants operating in Rio Arriba 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 New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department . For more details, see the New Mexico sales tax.
Rio Arriba County Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes
The Rio Arriba County sales tax region partially or fully covers 24 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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- Rio Arriba County sales tax rate map (by SalesTaxHandbook)
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