2017 Index, Washington Sales Tax
Local Sales Tax - Index
|Tax Jurisdiction||Sales Tax|
|Washington State Sales Tax||6.50%|
|County Sales Tax||N/A|
|Index Sales Tax||2.10%|
|Special Sales Tax||N/A|
|Combined Sales Tax||8.60% [Is this data incorrect?]|
The Index, Washington sales tax is 8.60% , consisting of 6.50% Washington state sales tax and 2.10% Index local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of a 2.10% city sales tax.
- The Index Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Index
- Groceries are exempt from the Index and Washington state sales taxes
- Index collects a 2.1% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under Washington law
- Index has a higher sales tax than 65.9% of Washington's other cities and counties
Index Washington 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. Index doesn't collect sales tax on purchases of most groceries. Prepared Food is subject to special sales tax rates under Washington law. Certain purchases, including alcohol, cigarettes, and gasoline, may be subject to additional Washington 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. Washington's sales tax rates for commonly exempted categories are listed below. Some rates might be different in Index.
Index Sales Tax Calculator
All merchants operating in Index 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 Washington Department of Revenue . For more details, see the Washington sales tax.
Index Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes
The Index sales tax region partially or fully covers 1 zip codes in Washington. 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 Washington here
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- Learn more about the Washington sales tax
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- Index sales tax rate map (by SalesTaxHandbook)
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