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

Local Sales Tax - Mcallen

MCALLEN Sales Tax Rate


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

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

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

Mcallen Texas Sales Tax Exemptions

MCALLEN - 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. Mcallen 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 Mcallen.

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 Mcallen 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.

Mcallen Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The Mcallen sales tax region partially or fully covers 5 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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