Vermont Sales Tax

Rates

  • State sales tax rate 6%
  • Local rate0% - 1%
  • Combined rate6% - 7%
  • *Local rates are set by the county, city or other taxing district.
  • *Shipping is taxable

Major Cities/Counties

  • Montpelier 6%
  • Burlington 7%
  • Brattleboro 6%
  • Colchester 7%
  • White River Junction 6%
  • Waterbury 6%
  • Rutland 6%
  • Essex Junction 6%

Vermont Sales & Use Tax Information

The Vermont (VT) state sales tax rate is currently 6%, ranking 16th-highest in the U.S. Depending on local municipalities, the total tax rate can be as high as 7%. The average local rate is 0.18%. The average combined tax rate is 6.18%, ranking 36th in the US.

The Vermont's state tax rate varies depending of the type of purchase: meals - 9%, alcohol - 10%, general goods - 6%, rooms - 9%.

When a seller does not charge the buyer Vermont sales tax on an item taxable in Vermont, the buyer must pay use tax.

Local taxes do not apply to inter-state transactions.

In Vermont, items exempt from the tax include clothing, food, food Products, beverages, prescription and over-the-counter drugs, and medical equipment & supplies.

Vermont participates in the Streamlined Sales Tax Project (SSTP).

Lowest Tax Rates

  • Adamant 6%
  • Albany 6%
  • Alburgh 6%
  • Arlington 6%
  • Ascutney 6%
  • Averill 6%
  • Bakersfield 6%
  • Barnard 6%

Highest Tax Rates

  • Bondville 7%
  • Brandon 7%
  • Burlington 7%
  • Center Rutland 7%
  • Colchester 7%
  • East Dover 7%
  • East Middlebury 7%
  • Manchester 7%