North Carolina 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 North Carolina. Afterwards, hit calculate and projected results will then be shown right down here.
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6.75% - 7.5%
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The base level state sales tax rate in the state of North Carolina is 4.75%. 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 North Carolina is 6.97% with a range that spans from 6.75% to 7.5%. This takes into account the rates on the state level, county level, city level, and special level.
The most populous county in North Carolina is Wake County. As far as all counties go, the place with the highest sales tax rate is Durham County and the place with the lowest sales tax rate is Avery County.
The most populous location in North Carolina is Charlotte. As far as cities, towns, and locations go, the place with the highest sales tax rate is Bahama and the place with the lowest sales tax rate is Advance.
The state of North Carolina contains around 1080 zip codes with the most populous one being 27610. The one with the highest sales tax rate is 27231 and the one with the lowest sales tax rate is 27006.
Scroll down for a full list of locations in North Carolina. If you want to directly search for a specific location, you can do so at the top of the page.
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- Last reviewed on January 22, 2023.
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