State tax rates and rules for income, sales, gas, property, cigarette, and other taxes that impact middle-class families. Go to the Kiplinger Tax Map Florida Add to State Compare List | View List View State Compare List (0) selected | Compare up to 5 The Bottom Line Most Tax-Friendly Florida has middle-of-the-road property and sales taxes (which vary by location), but the complete lack of income tax makes the Sunshine State a big draw for retirees and others. Income Tax Range Florida has no state income tax. Sales Tax 6% state levy. Localities can add as much as 2.5%, and the average combined rate is 7.08%, according to the Tax Foundation.Groceries: ExemptClothing: TaxableMotor Vehicles: Taxable (additional county tax on first $5,000 of purchase price may apply)Prescription Drugs: Exempt Real Property Taxes In Florida, the median property tax rate is $830 per $100,000 of assessed home value. Motor Fuel Taxes Gasoline: 42.46¢ per gallon (varies by county). Diesel: 35.57¢ per gallon. Sin Taxes Cigarettes: $1.34 a packCigars: no taxAll other tobacco products: 85% of the wholesale priceBeer: $0.48 per gallonWine: $2.25 per gallonLiquor: $6.50 per gallon Annual Car Taxes and Fees No annual vehicle tax or fee is imposed. Estate and Inheritance Taxes No estate or inheritance tax.