Sales Taxes for States on the Trip

We were thinking…. OK Massachusetts has high taxes, but what do other states have?

State by state sales taxes

State↓ General
Tax↓
+max local
Surtax↓
Groceries Prepared Food Prescription Drug Non-prescription Drug Clothing
Alabama 4% 10%
Alaska 0.0% 7%
Arizona 5.6% 10.6%
Arkansas 6% 6% 2%
California 8.25% 10.25%
Colorado 2.9% 8.0%
Connecticut 6% 6% > $50
Delaware 0.0% 0.0%
District of Columbia 6.0% 6.0% 10.0%
Florida 6% 7.5% 9% (max)
Georgia 4% 8%
Hawaii 4% 4.712%
Idaho 6% 6%
Illinois 6.25% 11.5% 1%+ 1%+ 1%+
Indiana 7% 9% 9% (max)
Iowa[133] 6% 7%
Kansas 5.3% 8.65%
Kentucky 6% 6%
Louisiana 4% 9%
Maine 5% 5% 7%
Maryland 6% 6%
Massachusetts 6.25% 6.25% 7% (max) > $175
Michigan 6% 6% 6%
Minnesota 6.875% 7.5% 9.75% (max)
Mississippi 7% 9%
Missouri 4.225% 9.241% 1.225%
Montana 0.0% 3%
Nebraska 5.5% 7%
Nevada 6.85% 13%
New Hampshire 0.0% 0.0% 9%
New Jersey 7% 7%
New Mexico 5.125% 8.5625%
New York 4% 8.875% > $110
North Carolina 5.5% 8.25% 2% 9.25% (max)
North Dakota 5% 5%
Ohio[98] 5.5% 7.75%
Oklahoma 4.5% 8.5% 4.5%
Oregon 0.0% 0.0% 5% (max)
Pennsylvania 6% 8%
Puerto Rico 5.5% 7%
Rhode Island 7% 7% 8%
South Carolina 6% 8%
South Dakota 4% 6%
Tennessee 7% 9.75% 5.5%
Texas 6.25% 8.25%
Utah 4.75% 8.35% 4%
Vermont 6% 7% 10% > $100
Virginia 4% 5% 2.5% 5%+
Washington 6.5% 9.5% 10%
West Virginia 6% 6% 3%
Wisconsin 5% 5.6%
Wyoming 4% 7%

Thanks to Wikipedia for the info!

Sales taxes in the United States. (2010, August 16). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 16:12, August 16, 2010, from http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Sales_taxes_in_the_United_States&oldid=379136684

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