Alabama Sales Tax Rates and Calculator

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Simply enter an amount into our calculator above to estimate how much sales tax you'll likely see in Alabama. Afterwards, hit calculate and projected results will then be shown right down here.

To see more detailed info and gain additional insight, continue reading below!

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5% - 12.5%

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The base level state sales tax rate in the state of Alabama is 4%. Additional sales tax is then added on depending on location by local government.

Putting everything together, the average cumulative sales tax rate in the state of Alabama is 9.1% with a range that spans from 5% to 12.5%. This takes into account the rates on the state level, county level, city level, and special level.

The most populous county in Alabama is Jefferson County. As far as all counties go, the place with the highest sales tax rate is Macon County and the place with the lowest sales tax rate is Washington County.

The most populous location in Alabama is Birmingham. As far as cities, towns, and locations go, the place with the highest sales tax rate is Arab and the place with the lowest sales tax rate is Bon Air.

The state of Alabama contains around 810 zip codes with the most populous one being 35242. The one with the highest sales tax rate is 35016 and the one with the lowest sales tax rate is 35032.

Scroll down for a full list of locations in Alabama. If you want to directly search for a specific location, you can do so at the top of the page.

For more details, please consult with the official Alabama government source below.


For income tax, please visit our Alabama Income Tax Rates and Paycheck Calculator page.


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