Tennessee State Tax Guide

Tennessee state tax rates and rules for income, sales, property, fuel, cigarette, and other taxes that impact residents.

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Tennessee state tax: Overview

Although Tennessee has one of the highest sales tax rates in the U.S., relatively low property taxes compared to other states, Tennessee has no income taxes, and a generally low cost of living.

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Cigarettes$0.62 per pack
Other tobacco products6.6% of wholesale price
Beer$1.29 per gallon
Wine$1.21 per gallon
Liquor$4.40 per gallon
MarijuanaN/A (not permitted without a prescription)

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Katelyn Washington
Former Tax Writer

Katelyn has more than 6 years of experience working in tax and finance. While she specialized in tax content while working at Kiplinger from 2023 to 2024, Katelyn has also written for digital publications on topics including insurance, retirement, and financial planning and had financial advice commissioned by national print publications. She believes knowledge is the key to success and enjoys providing content that educates and informs.

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