Sales Tax Rate In $locality Virginia 2016 Scott County, Virginia Sales Tax

Local Sales Tax - Scott County



2016 Scott County sales tax
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Tax Jurisdiction Sales Tax
Virginia State Sales Tax 4.30%
Scott County Sales Tax 1.00%
City Sales Tax N/A
Special Sales Tax N/A
Combined Sales Tax 5.30% [Is this data incorrect?]

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The Scott County, Virginia sales tax is 5.30% , the same as the Virginia state sales tax. While many other states allow counties and other localities to collect a local option sales tax, Virginia does not permit local sales taxes to be collected.

  • The Scott County Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Scott County
  • Scott County collects a 1% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under Virginia law
  • Scott County has a higher sales tax than 82.9% of Virginia's other cities and counties

Scott County Virginia Sales Tax Exemptions

SCOTT 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 Scott County.

Groceries:3.5% Clothing:6.3% Prepared Food:6.3% Prescription Drugs:1% Non-Prescription Drugs:1%

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All merchants operating in Scott 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.

Scott County Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The Scott County sales tax region partially or fully covers 7 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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