Sales Tax Rate In $locality Washington 2016 San Juan County, Washington Sales Tax

Local Sales Tax - San Juan County



2016 San Juan County sales tax
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Tax Jurisdiction Sales Tax
Washington State Sales Tax 6.50%
San Juan County Sales Tax 1.60%
City Sales Tax N/A
Special Sales Tax N/A
Combined Sales Tax 8.10% [Is this data incorrect?]

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The San Juan County, Washington sales tax is 8.10% , consisting of 6.50% Washington state sales tax and 1.60% San Juan County local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of a 1.60% county sales tax.

  • The San Juan County Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within San Juan County
  • Groceries are exempt from the San Juan County and Washington state sales taxes
  • San Juan County collects a 1.6% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under Washington law
  • San Juan County has a lower sales tax than 58.5% of Washington's other cities and counties

San Juan County Washington Sales Tax Exemptions

SAN JUAN 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. San Juan County 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 San Juan County.

Groceries:TAX EXEMPT Clothing:8.1% Prepared Food:11.6% Prescription Drugs:1.6% Non-Prescription Drugs:1.6%

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All merchants operating in San Juan 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 Washington Department of Revenue . For more details, see the Washington sales tax.

San Juan County Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The San Juan County sales tax region partially or fully covers 9 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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