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

Local Sales Tax - Wells

WELLS Sales Tax Rate


2016 Wells sales tax
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Tax Jurisdiction Sales Tax
Texas State Sales Tax 6.25%
County Sales Tax 0.50%
Wells Sales Tax 1.00%
Special Sales Tax N/A
Combined Sales Tax 7.75% [Is this data incorrect?]

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The Wells, Texas sales tax is 7.75% , consisting of 6.25% Texas state sales tax and 1.50% Wells local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of a 0.50% county sales tax and a 1.00% city sales tax.

  • The Wells Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Wells
  • Groceries are exempt from the Wells and Texas state sales taxes
  • Wells collects a 1.5% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under Texas law
  • Wells has a lower sales tax than 66.3% of Texas' other cities and counties

Wells Texas Sales Tax Exemptions

WELLS - 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. Wells 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 Wells.

Groceries:TAX EXEMPT Clothing:7.75% Prepared Food:7.75% Prescription Drugs:1.5% Non-Prescription Drugs:1.5%

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All merchants operating in Wells 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.

Wells Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The Wells sales tax region partially or fully covers 1 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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