2016 Orem, Utah Sales Tax
Local Sales Tax - Orem
|Tax Jurisdiction||Sales Tax|
|Utah State Sales Tax||4.70%|
|County Sales Tax||0.80%|
|Orem Sales Tax||1.10%|
|Special Sales Tax||0.25%|
|Combined Sales Tax||6.85% [Is this data incorrect?]|
The Orem, Utah sales tax is 6.85% , consisting of 4.70% Utah state sales tax and 2.15% Orem local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of a 0.80% county sales tax, a 1.10% city sales tax and a 0.25% special district sales tax (used to fund transportation districts, local attractions, etc).
- The Orem Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Orem
- Orem collects a 2.15% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under Utah law
- Orem has a higher sales tax than 89.3% of Utah's other cities and counties
Orem Utah Sales Tax Exemptions
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 Utah law. Certain purchases, including alcohol, cigarettes, and gasoline, may be subject to additional Utah 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. Utah's sales tax rates for commonly exempted categories are listed below. Some rates might be different in Orem.
Orem Sales Tax Calculator
All merchants operating in Orem 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 Utah State Tax Commission . For more details, see the Utah sales tax.
Orem Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes
The Orem sales tax region partially or fully covers 4 zip codes in Utah. 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 Utah here
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