Sales Tax Rate In $locality Texas 2016 Abilene, Texas Sales Tax

Local Sales Tax - Abilene

ABILENE Sales Tax Rate


2016 Abilene sales tax
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Tax Jurisdiction Sales Tax
Texas State Sales Tax 6.25%
County Sales Tax N/A
Abilene Sales Tax 2.00%
Special Sales Tax N/A
Combined Sales Tax 8.25% [Is this data incorrect?]

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The Abilene, Texas sales tax is 8.25% , consisting of 6.25% Texas state sales tax and 2.00% Abilene local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of a 2.00% city sales tax.

  • The Abilene Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Abilene
  • Groceries are exempt from the Abilene and Texas state sales taxes
  • Abilene collects a 2% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under Texas law
  • Abilene has a higher sales tax than 100% of Texas' other cities and counties

Abilene Texas Sales Tax Exemptions

ABILENE - 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. Abilene doesn't collect sales tax on purchases of most groceries. Certain purchases, including alcohol, cigarettes, and gasoline, may be subject to additional Texas 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. Texas's sales tax rates for commonly exempted categories are listed below. Some rates might be different in Abilene.

Groceries:TAX EXEMPT Clothing:8.25% Prepared Food:8.25% Prescription Drugs:2% Non-Prescription Drugs:2%

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All merchants operating in Abilene 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 Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts . For more details, see the Texas sales tax.

Abilene Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The Abilene sales tax region partially or fully covers 11 zip codes in Texas. 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 Texas here

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