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Taxes (Sales, VAT - USA only)

Sales Tax (USA only)

sales tax is calculated as a percentage of goods sold and is determined by the location where the sale took place. Sales taxes are administered by each State, County, and District(s) in the USA.

  • Use TaxJar to find a sales tax by zip code.
STATE SALES TAX SOURCE
Alabama 4% § 40-23-2(1)§ 40-23-61(a)
Alaska No sales tax N/A
Arizona 5.6% Arizona Dept. of Revenue
Arkansas 6.5% Arkansas Dept. of Finance and Administration
California 7.25% California Dept. of Tax and Fee Admin.
Colorado 4% Colorado Dept. of Revenue Taxation Division
Connecticut 6.35% Connecticut Dept. of Revenue Services
Delaware No sales tax N/A
Florida 6% Florida Dept. of Revenue
Georgia 4% Georgia Dept. of Revenue
Hawaii 4% (General Excise Tax) Hawaii Dept. of Taxation
Idaho 6% Idaho State Tax Commission
Illinois 6.25% Illinois Revenue
Indiana 7% Indiana Dept. of Revenue
Iowa 6% Iowa Dept. of Revenue: Sales and Tax Guide
Kansas 6.5% Kansas Dept. of Revenue
Kentucky 6% § 139.200
Louisiana 4.45% Louisiana Dept. of Revenue
Maine 5.5% Maine Revenue Services
Maryland 6% Comptroller of Maryland
Massachusetts 6.25% Masschusetts Sales and Use Tax
Michigan 6% § 205.52
Minnesota 6.875% Minnesota Dept. of Revenue
Mississippi 7% Mississippi Dept. of Revenue
Missouri 4.225% Missouri Dept. of Revenue
Montana No sales tax N/A
Nebraska 5.5% Nebraska Sales and Use Tax
Nevada 6.85% Nevada Dept. of Taxation
New Hampshire No sales tax N/A
New Jersey 6.625% New Jersey Division of Taxation
New Mexico 5.125% (Gross Receipts Tax) Taxation & Revenue New Mexico
New York 8.875% NYC Dept. of Finance
North Carolina 4.75% North Carolina Dept. of Revenue
North Dakota 5% North Dakota Tax
Ohio 5.75% Ohio Dept. of Taxation
Oklahoma 4.5% Oklahoma Tax Commission
Oregon 0% Oregon Dept. of Revenue
Pennsylvania 6% Pennsylvania Dept. of Revenue
Rhode Island 7% Rhode Island Dept. of Revenue Division of Taxation
South Carolina 6% South Carolina Dept. of Revenue
South Dakota 4.5% South Dakota Dept. of Revenue
Tennessee 7% Tennessee Dept. of Revenue
Texas 6.25% Comptroller of Texas
Utah 4.85% Utah State Tax Commission
Vermont 6% Vermont Dept. of Taxes
Virginia 5.3% Virginia Tax
Washington 6.5% Washington Dept. of Revenue
West Virginia 6% West Virginia State Tax Dept.
Wisconsin 5% Wisconsin Dept. of Revenue
Wyoming 4% Wyoming Dept. of Revenue

 

Value-Added Tax (VAT)

value-added tax (VAT) is a tax that is calculated based on the cost of the goods or service charged. This tax is administered by most countries and usually is targeted at imported items.

COUNTRY VAT SOURCE
USA 0% (although, there is sales tax in most states) N/A
Argentina 21% PWC
Australia 10% TransferWise
Bangladesh 15% nbr.gov.bd
Belgium 21% www.belgium.be
Brazil Depends on the State. Average is 17% KPMG
Bulgaria 20% www.tmf-group.com
Canada 5% to 15% www.worldwide-tax.com
Chile 19% home.kpmg
China 13% www.tradingeconomics.com
Colombia 19% Avalara
Dominican Republic 18% KPMG
Finland 24% Finland Ministry of Finance
France 20% www.tmf-group.com
Germany 19% www.tradingeconomics.com
Greece 24% www.tradingeconomics.com
Hong Kong 0% www.worldwide-tax.com
Hungary 27% Avalara
India 12.5% to 15% www.worldwide-tax.com
Ireland 23% Irish Tax and Customs
Israel 17% Israel Tax Authority
Italy 22% Ministry of Economy and Finance
Jamaica 16.5% www.taxsummaries.pwc.com
Kenya 0% or 16% www.bdo.ea.com
Malaysia 6% lawofficemalaysia.com
Mexico 16% Avalara
Morocco 7%, 10%, 14%, or 20% (Standard is 20%) KPMG
Netherlands 0%, 9%, or 21% (Standard is 21%) Government of Netherlands
New Zealand 13% www.world.tax-rates.org
Nigeria 7.5% Avalara
Norway 25% The Norwegian Tax Administration
Pakistan 17% taxsummaries.pwc.com
Panama 7% (10% and 15% for alcohol and tobacco, respectively) KPMG
Peru 18% Avalara
Philippines 0% to 12% Philippines Bureau of Internal Revenue
Poland 23% Polish Investment and Trade Agency
Portugal 23% Avalara
Puerto Rico (USA) 0% N/A
Russia 10% or 20% (Updated from 18% in 2019) Federal Tax Service of Russia
Saudi Arabia 5% General Authority of Zakat & Tax
Singapore 7% Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore
South Africa 15% South African Revenue Service
Spain 21% Spanish Tax Agency
Sri Lanka 15% Sri Lanka Inland Revenue
Sweden 6%, 12%, and 25% (Standard is 25%) Swedish Tax Agency
Switzerland 7.7% Swiss Federal Tax Administration
Thailand 7% Thailand Revenue Department
Ukraine 20% Avalara
United Kingdom 20% GOV.UK
Vietnam 5% or 10% Ministry of Justice
Zimbabwe 14% Zimbabwe Revenue Authority

 

Are Services Taxed?

Services are taxed based on the service provider’s country. In most countries, services are taxed at the Value-Added Tax (VAT).

In the USA, only four (4) States charge taxes on general services:

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