|State federal district or territory||Base sales tax||Total with max local surtax|
|Maryland||6 %||6 %|
|Michigan||6 %||6 %|
The highest state -level sales tax in the USA is 7 %, which is charged by five states – Indiana, Tennessee, New Jersey, Mississippi, and Rhode Island.
The minimum combined 2021 sales tax rate for Utah County, Utah is 7.25% . This is the total of state and county sales tax rates. The Utah state sales tax rate is currently 4.85% . The Utah County sales tax rate is 0.8% .
As of this writing, groceries are taxed statewide in Utah at a reduced rate of 3%. Or, to break it down further, grocery items are taxable in Utah , but taxed at a reduced state sales tax rate of 1.75%. Grocery items are considered food that is not for immediate consumption.
On the other end of the spectrum is Tennessee , whose state sales tax is 9.55 percent — the highest in the U.S. Following Tennessee on the ranking of the states with the highest sales taxes are Arkansas (9.53 percent), Louisiana (9.52 percent), Washington (9.23 percent) and Alabama (9.22 percent).
Forty- five states and the District of Columbia collect statewide sales taxes. Local sales taxes are collected in 38 states . In some cases, they can rival or even exceed state rates.
Alaska , Delaware , Montana , New Hampshire and Oregon do not impose a state sales tax, but that doesn’t necessarily make them the best states for low taxes. Many people don’t factor in sales taxes when they’re looking at the tax-friendliness of different states.
Sales Tax Exemptions in Utah Several examples of items which are considered to be exempt from Utah sales tax are prescription medications, items which are used in agricultural processes, fuels, medical equipment, or items used in manufacturing.
North Dakota For our rankings, North Dakota’s income tax on our hypothetical family is the lowest of any state that imposes an income tax .
|Overall Rank (1= Highest )||State||Individual Income Tax Burden (%)|
|1||New York||4.40% (1)|
Based on this data, the state with the highest median tax rate is New Jersey . As of 2019, the median tax rate in this state is 1.89%. New Hampshire falls just a little behind with a media property tax rate of 1.86%. Property Taxes by State 2020 .
|State||Median Property Tax|