Sales Tax Rate In $locality West Virginia 2024 Parkersburg, West Virginia Sales Tax

Local Sales Tax - Parkersburg



2024 Parkersburg sales tax
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Tax Jurisdiction Sales Tax
West Virginia State Sales Tax 6.00%
County Sales Tax N/A
Parkersburg Sales Tax 1.00%
Special Sales Tax N/A
Combined Sales Tax 7.00% [Is this data incorrect?]

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The Parkersburg, West Virginia sales tax is 7.00% , consisting of 6.00% West Virginia state sales tax and 1.00% Parkersburg local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of a 1.00% city sales tax.

  • The Parkersburg Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Parkersburg
  • Groceries are exempt from the Parkersburg and West Virginia state sales taxes
  • Parkersburg collects a 1% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under West Virginia law
  • Parkersburg has a higher sales tax than 100% of West Virginia's other cities and counties

Parkersburg West Virginia Sales Tax Exemptions

PARKERSBURG - 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. Parkersburg 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 Parkersburg.

Groceries:TAX EXEMPT Clothing:7% Prepared Food:7% Prescription Drugs:1% Non-Prescription Drugs:1%

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All merchants operating in Parkersburg 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.

Parkersburg Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The Parkersburg sales tax region partially or fully covers 4 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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