Sales Tax Rate In $locality North Dakota 2016 Fargo, North Dakota Sales Tax

Local Sales Tax - Fargo

FARGO Sales Tax Rate


2016 Fargo sales tax
Exact tax amount may vary for different items
Tax Jurisdiction Sales Tax
North Dakota State Sales Tax 5.00%
County Sales Tax 0.50%
Fargo Sales Tax 2.00%
Special Sales Tax N/A
Combined Sales Tax 7.50% [Is this data incorrect?]

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The Fargo, North Dakota sales tax is 7.50% , consisting of 5.00% North Dakota state sales tax and 2.50% Fargo local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of a 0.50% county sales tax and a 2.00% city sales tax.

  • The Fargo Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Fargo
  • Groceries are exempt from the Fargo and North Dakota state sales taxes
  • Fargo collects a 2.5% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under North Dakota law
  • Fargo has a higher sales tax than 96.4% of North Dakota's other cities and counties

Fargo North Dakota Sales Tax Exemptions

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In most states, essential purchases like medicine and groceries are exempted from the sales tax or eligible for a lower sales tax rate. Fargo doesn't collect sales tax on purchases of most groceries. Certain purchases, including alcohol, cigarettes, and gasoline, may be subject to additional North Dakota 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 Dakota's sales tax rates for commonly exempted categories are listed below. Some rates might be different in Fargo.

Groceries:TAX EXEMPT Clothing:7.5% Prepared Food:7.5% Prescription Drugs:2.5% Non-Prescription Drugs:2.5%

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All merchants operating in Fargo 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 Dakota Office of State Tax Commissioner . For more details, see the North Dakota sales tax.

Fargo Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The Fargo sales tax region partially or fully covers 13 zip codes in North Dakota. 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 Dakota here

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