2016 Sweetwater County, Wyoming Sales Tax
Local Sales Tax - Sweetwater County
|Tax Jurisdiction||Sales Tax|
|Wyoming State Sales Tax||4.00%|
|Sweetwater County Sales Tax||2.00%|
|City Sales Tax||N/A|
|Special Sales Tax||N/A|
|Combined Sales Tax||6.00% [Is this data incorrect?]|
The Sweetwater County, Wyoming sales tax is 6.00% , consisting of 4.00% Wyoming state sales tax and 2.00% Sweetwater County local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of a 2.00% county sales tax.
- The Sweetwater County Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Sweetwater County
- Groceries are exempt from the Sweetwater County and Wyoming state sales taxes
- Sweetwater County collects a 2% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under Wyoming law
- Sweetwater County has a higher sales tax than 100% of Wyoming's other cities and counties
Sweetwater County Wyoming 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. Sweetwater County doesn't collect sales tax on purchases of most groceries. Certain purchases, including alcohol, cigarettes, and gasoline, may be subject to additional Wyoming 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. Wyoming's sales tax rates for commonly exempted categories are listed below. Some rates might be different in Sweetwater County.
Sweetwater County Sales Tax Calculator
All merchants operating in Sweetwater 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 Wyoming Department of Revenue . For more details, see the Wyoming sales tax.
Sweetwater County Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes
The Sweetwater County sales tax region partially or fully covers 12 zip codes in Wyoming. 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 Wyoming here
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- Learn more about the Wyoming sales tax
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- Sweetwater County sales tax rate map (by SalesTaxHandbook)
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