Sales Tax Rate In $locality Washington 2020 Moses Lake, Washington Sales Tax

Local Sales Tax - Moses Lake

MOSES LAKE Sales Tax Rate


2020 Moses Lake sales tax
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Tax Jurisdiction Sales Tax
Washington State Sales Tax 6.50%
County Sales Tax N/A
Moses Lake Sales Tax 1.40%
Special Sales Tax N/A
Combined Sales Tax 7.90% [Is this data incorrect?]

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The Moses Lake, Washington sales tax is 7.90% , consisting of 6.50% Washington state sales tax and 1.40% Moses Lake local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of a 1.40% city sales tax.

  • The Moses Lake Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Moses Lake
  • Groceries are exempt from the Moses Lake and Washington state sales taxes
  • Moses Lake collects a 1.4% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under Washington law
  • Moses Lake has a lower sales tax than 73.2% of Washington's other cities and counties

Moses Lake Washington Sales Tax Exemptions

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In most states, essential purchases like medicine and groceries are exempted from the sales tax or eligible for a lower sales tax rate. Moses Lake 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 Moses Lake.

Groceries:TAX EXEMPT Clothing:7.9% Prepared Food:11.4% Prescription Drugs:1.4% Non-Prescription Drugs:1.4%

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All merchants operating in Moses Lake 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.

Moses Lake Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The Moses Lake 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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