Sales Tax Rate In $locality North Carolina 2017 Halifax County, North Carolina Sales Tax

Local Sales Tax - Halifax County



2017 Halifax County sales tax
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Tax Jurisdiction Sales Tax
North Carolina State Sales Tax 4.75%
Halifax County Sales Tax 2.25%
City Sales Tax N/A
Special Sales Tax N/A
Combined Sales Tax 7.00% [Is this data incorrect?]

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The Halifax County, North Carolina sales tax is 7.00% , consisting of 4.75% North Carolina state sales tax and 2.25% Halifax County local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of a 2.25% county sales tax.

  • The Halifax County Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Halifax County
  • Halifax County collects a 2.25% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under North Carolina law
  • Halifax County has a higher sales tax than 97% of North Carolina's other cities and counties

Halifax County North Carolina Sales Tax Exemptions

HALIFAX COUNTY - 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. 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 Halifax County.

Groceries:4.25% Clothing:7% Prepared Food:10.75% Prescription Drugs:2.25% Non-Prescription Drugs:2.25%

Halifax County Sales Tax Calculator

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All merchants operating in Halifax 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.

Halifax County Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The Halifax County sales tax region partially or fully covers 9 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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