Sales Tax Rate In $locality Tennessee 2016 Rhea County, Tennessee Sales Tax

Local Sales Tax - Rhea County

RHEA COUNTY Sales Tax Rate


2016 Rhea County sales tax
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Tax Jurisdiction Sales Tax
Tennessee State Sales Tax 7.00%
Rhea County Sales Tax 2.75%
City Sales Tax N/A
Special Sales Tax N/A
Combined Sales Tax 9.75% [Is this data incorrect?]

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The Rhea County, Tennessee sales tax is 9.75% , consisting of 7.00% Tennessee state sales tax and 2.75% Rhea County local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of a 2.75% county sales tax.

  • The Rhea County Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Rhea County
  • Rhea County collects a 2.75% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under Tennessee law
  • Rhea County has a higher sales tax than 100% of Tennessee's other cities and counties

Rhea County Tennessee Sales Tax Exemptions

RHEA 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 is subject to special sales tax rates under Tennessee law. Certain purchases, including alcohol, cigarettes, and gasoline, may be subject to additional Tennessee 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. Tennessee's sales tax rates for commonly exempted categories are listed below. Some rates might be different in Rhea County.

Groceries:7.75% Clothing:9.75% Prepared Food:9.75% Prescription Drugs:2.75% Non-Prescription Drugs:2.75%

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All merchants operating in Rhea 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 Tennessee Department of Revenue . For more details, see the Tennessee sales tax.

Rhea County Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The Rhea County sales tax region partially or fully covers 4 zip codes in Tennessee. 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 Tennessee here

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