United States — Sales Tax
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United States's general VAT rate is 8%, with other rates including 0%-12.5% that can apply to certain transactions.
While the United States doesn't have a national VAT, all but five of the fifty states charge a state-level sales tax of as high as 7.5%. With local sales tax rates included, sales tax rates can be as high as 12%. Find sales tax rates for any city or state in the USA here.
United States VAT Refunds
Many countries allow tourists, and others making purchases for export, to receive a VAT refund on exiting the country (or make purchases VAT free). While we don't have data on the United States VAT refund program, more info can be obtained from the .
United States Tax Sources & Citations
- EN: United States Value Added Tax
- RU: НДС
- CN: 增值税
- Ernst & Young global VAT tax study, United States (updated 2023)
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