What cities have the highest sales tax?


While the highest state-level sales tax in the USA is 7%, thousands of municipal governments (including cities and counties) charge an additional local-option sales tax on top of the state rate. This means that some cities have tax rates that can be significantly higher than their state's sales tax rate.

This table lists cities and towns with the highest sales tax rates in the United States. Arkansas accounts for the majority of the top-ten highest taxed cities in the USA, with many cities collecting combined state and local sales taxes of 11% or more. Other states with cities in the top-50 include Louisiana, Colorado, Arizona, and Oklahoma.


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Rank State Name City Name County Name Tax Region Sales Tax Rate
1 Louisiana Monroe Ouachita Parish Ouachita 12.95%
2 Louisiana Sterlington Ouachita Parish Ouachita 12.95%
3 Arkansas Gillham Sevier County Gillham 12.625%
4 Alabama Arab Marshall County Arab 12.5%
5 Louisiana Sulphur Calcasieu Parish Hope Edd Sp 12.2%
6 Louisiana Ruston Lincoln Parish Lincoln 12.2%
7 Louisiana Sulphur Calcasieu Parish Opelram Edd Sp 12.2%
8 Louisiana Saint Gabriel Iberville Parish Saint Gabriel University Club Center Edd Sp 12.116%
9 Louisiana Opelousas St Landry Parish St. Landry 12%
10 Alabama Calera Shelby County Calera 12%
11 Alabama Oneonta Blount County Altoona 12%
12 Alabama Altoona Etowah County Altoona 12%
13 Louisiana Sunset St Landry Parish St. Landry 12%
14 Missouri Hazelwood St Louis County Hazelwood 370/Mo River Bottom/Taussig Tdd 11.988%
15 Louisiana Baton Rouge East Baton Rouge Parish Baton Rouge 11.95%
16 Louisiana Minden Webster Parish Minden Edd 2 Sp 11.95%
17 Louisiana Minden Webster Parish Minden Edd 1 Sp 11.95%
18 Missouri Kansas City Jackson County Kansas City 1200 Main Tl 11.85%
19 Missouri Saint Ann St Louis County Saint Ann Adie St Charles Rock Road Cid Sp 11.738%
20 Missouri Saint Louis St Louis City Saint Louis 1831 2000 Sidney Street Tdd Tl 11.679%
21 Missouri Saint Louis St Louis County Saint Louis Cb5421 Tdd Tl 11.679%
22 Missouri Saint Louis St Louis City Saint Louis Hampton Berthold Tdd Tr 11.679%
23 Missouri Saint Louis St Louis City Saint Louis Loop Tr Td Tl 11.679%
24 Missouri Saint Louis St Louis City Saint Louis Union Station Tdd Tl 11.679%
25 Missouri Saint Louis St Louis City Saint Louis 705 Olive Cid Sp 11.679%
26 Missouri Saint Louis St Louis City St Louis Ballpark Cid Sp 11.679%
27 Kansas Leavenworth Leavenworth County Leavenworth First Hotel Cid Sp 11.5%
28 Kansas Junction City Geary County Junction City Goody's Plaza Cid 11.5%
29 Illinois Harvey Cook County Harvey 11.5%
30 Illinois Harwood Heights Cook County Norridge 11.5%
31 Kansas Coffeyville Montgomery County Coffeyville Holiday Inn Cid Sp 11.5%
32 Alabama Tuskegee Macon County Tuskegee 11.5%
33 Alabama Collinsville Dekalb County Collinsville 11.5%
34 Alabama Notasulga Macon County Tuskegee 11.5%
35 Alabama Tuskegee Institute Macon County Tuskegee 11.5%
36 Alabama Shorter Macon County Shorter 11.5%
37 Arkansas Palestine St Francis County Palestine 11.5%
38 Arkansas Horseshoe Bend Izard County Horseshoe Bend 11.5%
39 Arkansas Viola Fulton County Viola 11.5%
40 Arkansas Gould Lincoln County Gould 11.5%
41 Missouri Saint Louis St Louis County Edmundson 10700 Pear Tree Lane Transporation Development District Tl 11.488%
42 Missouri Saint Louis St Louis County Richmond Heights Brentwood Boulevard Clayton Road Community Improvement District Sp 11.488%
43 Kansas Olathe Johnson County Olathe Conference Center Hotel Cid Sp 11.475%
44 Kansas Mission Johnson County Fairway 11.475%
45 Louisiana Farmerville Farmerville 11.45%
46 Louisiana Jonesville Catahoula Parish Jonesville 11.45%
47 Louisiana Lake Providence East Carroll Parish Lake Providence 11.45%
48 Louisiana Bernice Union Parish Bernice 11.45%
49 Louisiana West Monroe Ouachita Parish West Monroe Edd 11.44%
50 Arkansas Forrest City St Francis County Forrest City 11.375%
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