Sales Tax Rate In $locality Virginia 2020 Prince William County, Virginia Sales Tax

Local Sales Tax - Prince William County



2020 Prince William County sales tax
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Tax Jurisdiction Sales Tax
Virginia State Sales Tax 4.30%
Prince William County Sales Tax 1.00%
City Sales Tax N/A
Special Sales Tax 0.70%
Combined Sales Tax 6.00% [Is this data incorrect?]

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The Prince William County, Virginia sales tax is 6.00% , consisting of 4.30% Virginia state sales tax and 1.70% Prince William County local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of a 1.00% county sales tax and a 0.70% special district sales tax (used to fund transportation districts, local attractions, etc).

  • The Prince William County Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Prince William County
  • Prince William County collects a 1.7% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under Virginia law
  • Prince William County has a higher sales tax than 100% of Virginia's other cities and counties

Prince William County Virginia Sales Tax Exemptions

PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY - 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. Many municipalities exempt or charge special sales tax rates to certain types of transactions. Groceries is subject to special sales tax rates under Virginia law. Certain purchases, including alcohol, cigarettes, and gasoline, may be subject to additional Virginia 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. Virginia's sales tax rates for commonly exempted categories are listed below. Some rates might be different in Prince William County.

Groceries:4.2% Clothing:7% Prepared Food:7% Prescription Drugs:1.7% Non-Prescription Drugs:1.7%

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All merchants operating in Prince William County 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 Virginia Department of Taxation . For more details, see the Virginia sales tax.

Prince William County Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The Prince William County sales tax region partially or fully covers 23 zip codes in Virginia. 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 Virginia here

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