2016 Cumberland County, North Carolina Sales Tax
Local Sales Tax - Cumberland County
|Tax Jurisdiction||Sales Tax|
|North Carolina State Sales Tax||4.75%|
|Cumberland County Sales Tax||2.25%|
|City Sales Tax||N/A|
|Special Sales Tax||N/A|
|Combined Sales Tax||7.00% [Is this data incorrect?]|
The Cumberland County, North Carolina sales tax is 7.00% , consisting of 4.75% North Carolina state sales tax and 2.25% Cumberland County local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of a 2.25% county sales tax.
- The Cumberland County Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Cumberland County
- Cumberland County collects a 2.25% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under North Carolina law
- Cumberland County has a higher sales tax than 97% of North Carolina's other cities and counties
Cumberland County North Carolina 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. Many municipalities exempt or charge special sales tax rates to certain types of transactions. Groceries and prepared food are subject to special sales tax rates under North Carolina law. Certain purchases, including alcohol, cigarettes, and gasoline, may be subject to additional North Carolina 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. North Carolina's sales tax rates for commonly exempted categories are listed below. Some rates might be different in Cumberland County.
Cumberland County Sales Tax Calculator
All merchants operating in Cumberland 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 North Carolina Department of Revenue . For more details, see the North Carolina sales tax.
Cumberland County Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes
The Cumberland County sales tax region partially or fully covers 19 zip codes in North Carolina. 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 North Carolina here
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- Learn more about the North Carolina sales tax
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- Cumberland County sales tax rate map (by SalesTaxHandbook)
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