Sales Tax Rate In $locality North Carolina 2024 Lincoln County, North Carolina Sales Tax

Local Sales Tax - Lincoln County



2024 Lincoln County sales tax
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Tax Jurisdiction Sales Tax
North Carolina State Sales Tax 4.75%
Lincoln County Sales Tax 2.00%
City Sales Tax N/A
Special Sales Tax N/A
Combined Sales Tax 6.75% [Is this data incorrect?]

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The Lincoln County, North Carolina sales tax is 6.75% , consisting of 4.75% North Carolina state sales tax and 2.00% Lincoln County local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of a 2.00% county sales tax.

  • The Lincoln County Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Lincoln County
  • Lincoln County collects a 2% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under North Carolina law
  • Lincoln County has a higher sales tax than 67% of North Carolina's other cities and counties

Lincoln County North Carolina Sales Tax Exemptions

LINCOLN 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 Lincoln County.

Groceries:4% Clothing:6.75% Prepared Food:10.5% Prescription Drugs:2% Non-Prescription Drugs:2%

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All merchants operating in Lincoln 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.

Lincoln County Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The Lincoln County sales tax region partially or fully covers 6 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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