10 States With the Lowest Sales Tax

Living in one of the lowest sales tax states doesn't always mean you'll pay less.

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Shopping in one of the states with the lowest sales tax rates can mean saving money. However, how much you save depends on where in the state you shop and what you buy. That's because some localities impose sales tax rates of their own and items that are taxable in some states might not be taxable in others.

Lowest sales tax states in the U.S.

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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.