Sales Tax Rate In $locality West Virginia 2018 Elkins, West Virginia Sales Tax

Local Sales Tax - Elkins

ELKINS Sales Tax Rate


2018 Elkins sales tax
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Tax Jurisdiction Sales Tax
West Virginia State Sales Tax 6.00%
County Sales Tax N/A
City Sales Tax N/A
Special Sales Tax N/A
Combined Sales Tax 6.00% [Is this data incorrect?]

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The Elkins, West Virginia sales tax is 6.00% , the same as the West Virginia state sales tax. While many other states allow counties and other localities to collect a local option sales tax, West Virginia does not permit local sales taxes to be collected.

  • The Elkins Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Elkins
  • Groceries are exempt from the Elkins and West Virginia state sales taxes
  • Elkins collects a 0% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under West Virginia law
  • Elkins has a lower sales tax than 95.2% of West Virginia's other cities and counties

Elkins West Virginia Sales Tax Exemptions

ELKINS - 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. Elkins doesn't collect sales tax on purchases of most groceries. Certain purchases, including alcohol, cigarettes, and gasoline, may be subject to additional West 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. West Virginia's sales tax rates for commonly exempted categories are listed below. Some rates might be different in Elkins.

Groceries:TAX EXEMPT Clothing:6% Prepared Food:6% Prescription Drugs:0% Non-Prescription Drugs:0%

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All merchants operating in Elkins 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 West Virginia Department of Revenue . For more details, see the West Virginia sales tax.

Elkins Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The Elkins sales tax region partially or fully covers 1 zip codes in West 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 West Virginia here


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