Florida Sales Tax Rates: Highlands County
Highlands County, Florida Sales Tax Rate 2023 Up to 7.5%
A county-wide sales tax rate of 1.5% is applicable to localities in Highlands County, in addition to the 6% Florida sales tax.None of the cities or local governments within Highlands County collect additional local sales taxes.
Here's how Highlands County's maximum sales tax rate of 7.5% compares to other counties around the United States:
- Higher maximum sales tax than any other Florida counties
- Higher maximum sales tax than 53% of counties nationwide
Tax Rates By City in Highlands County, Florida
The total sales tax rate in any given location can be broken down into state, county, city, and special district rates. Florida has a 6% sales tax and Highlands County collects an additional 1.5%, so the minimum sales tax rate in Highlands County is 7.5% (not including any city or special district taxes). This table shows the total sales tax rates for all cities and towns in Highlands County, including all local taxes.
|City||Sales Tax Rate||Tax Jurisdiction|
|Avon Park||7.5%||Avon Park|
|Lake Placid||7.5%||Lake Placid|
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Highlands County, Florida has a maximum sales tax rate of 7.5% and an approximate population of 70,668.
Sales tax rates in Highlands County are determined by four different tax jurisdictions, Highlands, Sebring, Avon Park and Lake Placid.
Back to Florida Sales Tax Handbook Sales tax rates for Highlands County are current as of January 2023