Sales Tax Rate In $locality New Mexico 2024 Roswell, New Mexico Sales Tax

Local Sales Tax - Roswell

ROSWELL Sales Tax Rate


2024 Roswell sales tax
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Tax Jurisdiction Sales Tax
New Mexico State Sales Tax 5.13%
County Sales Tax N/A
Roswell Sales Tax 2.56%
Special Sales Tax N/A
Combined Sales Tax 7.69% [Is this data incorrect?]

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The Roswell, New Mexico sales tax is 7.69% , consisting of 5.13% New Mexico state sales tax and 2.56% Roswell local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of a 2.56% city sales tax.

  • The Roswell Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Roswell
  • Groceries are exempt from the Roswell and New Mexico state sales taxes
  • Roswell collects a 2.5625% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under New Mexico law
  • Roswell has a higher sales tax than 58.6% of New Mexico's other cities and counties

Roswell New Mexico Sales Tax Exemptions

ROSWELL - 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. Roswell 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 Roswell.

Groceries:TAX EXEMPT Clothing:7.6925% Prepared Food:7.6925% Prescription Drugs:2.5625% Non-Prescription Drugs:2.5625%

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All merchants operating in Roswell 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.

Roswell Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The Roswell sales tax region partially or fully covers 3 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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