2017 Warwick, Rhode Island Sales Tax
Local Sales Tax - Warwick
|Tax Jurisdiction||Sales Tax|
|Rhode Island State Sales Tax||7.00%|
|County Sales Tax||N/A|
|City Sales Tax||N/A|
|Special Sales Tax||N/A|
|Combined Sales Tax||7.00% [Is this data incorrect?]|
The Warwick, Rhode Island sales tax is 7.00% , consisting of 7.00% Rhode Island state sales tax and 0.00% Warwick local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of .
- The Warwick Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Warwick
- Groceries and clothing are exempt from the Warwick and Rhode Island state sales taxes
- Warwick collects a 0% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under Rhode Island law
- Warwick has a higher sales tax than 100% of Rhode Island's other cities and counties
Warwick Rhode Island 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. Warwick doesn't collect sales tax on purchases of most clothing and groceries. Prepared Food is subject to special sales tax rates under Rhode Island law. Certain purchases, including alcohol, cigarettes, and gasoline, may be subject to additional Rhode Island 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. Rhode Island's sales tax rates for commonly exempted categories are listed below. Some rates might be different in Warwick.
Warwick Sales Tax Calculator
All merchants operating in Warwick 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 Rhode Island Division of Taxation . For more details, see the Rhode Island sales tax.
Warwick Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes
The Warwick sales tax region partially or fully covers 4 zip codes in Rhode Island. 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 Rhode Island here
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- Learn more about the Rhode Island sales tax
- View Rhode Island sales taxes by county
- Warwick sales tax rate map (by SalesTaxHandbook)
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