State by State Sales Tax Rates
- This map indicates individual state sales base-line tax rates.
- Local sales taxes are collected in 38 states. In some cases, the local tax can rival or even exceed the state rates. Local sales tax rates are adjusted depending on how much revenue is collected and how the tax affects the state’s economy.They can also vary from county to county within a state.
- As of mid-2021, the five states with the highest average combined state and local sales tax rates are Louisiana (9.55 percent), Tennessee (9.547 percent), Arkansas (9.48 percent), Washington (9.29 percent), and Alabama (9.22 percent).