North Carolina Sales Tax Rates: Carteret County
Carteret County, North Carolina Sales Tax Rate 2021 Up to 7%
A county-wide sales tax rate of 2% is applicable to localities in Carteret County, in addition to the 4.75% North Carolina sales tax.Some cities and local governments in Carteret County collect additional local sales taxes, which can be as high as 0.25%.
Here's how Carteret County's maximum sales tax rate of 7% compares to other counties around the United States:
- Lower maximum sales tax than 54% of North Carolina counties
- Lower maximum sales tax than 64% of counties nationwide
Tax Rates By City in Carteret County, North Carolina
The total sales tax rate in any given location can be broken down into state, county, city, and special district rates. North Carolina has a 4.75% sales tax and Carteret County collects an additional 2%, so the minimum sales tax rate in Carteret County is 6.75% (not including any city or special district taxes). This table shows the total sales tax rates for all cities and towns in Carteret County, including all local taxes.
|City||Sales Tax Rate||Tax Jurisdiction|
|Morehead City||6.75%||Morehead City|
|Emerald Isle||6.75%||Emerald Isle|
|Atlantic Beach||6.75%||Atlantic Beach|
|Harkers Island||6.75%||Carteret County|
|Salter Path||6.75%||Indian Beach|
|Cedar Island||6.75%||Carteret County|
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Carteret County, North Carolina has a maximum sales tax rate of 7% and an approximate population of 48,223.
Sales tax rates in Carteret County are determined by eight different tax jurisdictions, Carteret County, Onslow County, Atlantic, Beaufort, Indian Beach, Emerald Isle, Morehead City and Atlantic Beach.
Back to North Carolina Sales Tax Handbook Sales tax rates for Carteret County are current as of October 2021