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

Local Sales Tax - Vernon

VERNON Sales Tax Rate


2016 Vernon sales tax
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Tax Jurisdiction Sales Tax
Texas State Sales Tax 6.25%
County Sales Tax 0.50%
Vernon Sales Tax 1.50%
Special Sales Tax N/A
Combined Sales Tax 8.25% [Is this data incorrect?]

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The Vernon, Texas sales tax is 8.25% , consisting of 6.25% Texas state sales tax and 2.00% Vernon local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of a 0.50% county sales tax and a 1.50% city sales tax.

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

Vernon Texas Sales Tax Exemptions

VERNON - 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. Vernon 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 Vernon.

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 Vernon 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.

Vernon Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The Vernon sales tax region partially or fully covers 2 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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