Carteret County North Carolina Sales Tax Rate 2023 North Carolina Sales Tax Rates: Carteret County

North Carolina:

Carteret County, North Carolina Sales Tax Rate 2023 Up to 7%

The Carteret County Sales Tax is 2%

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:

  •   Higher maximum sales tax than 86% of North Carolina counties
  •   Lower maximum sales tax than 55% of counties nationwide
Last updated September 2023

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
Newport 6.75% Morehead City
Morehead City 6.75% Morehead City
Beaufort 6.75% Morehead City
Emerald Isle 6.75% Indian Beach
Atlantic Beach 6.75% Pine Knoll Shores
Stella 7% Onslow
Harkers Island 6.75% Carteret
Gloucester 6.75% Carteret
Atlantic 6.75% Atlantic
Smyrna 6.75% Carteret
Davis 6.75% Carteret
Stacy 6.75% Carteret
Sealevel 6.75% Carteret
Williston 6.75% Carteret
Salter Path 6.75% Indian Beach
Cedar Island 6.75% Carteret
Marshallberg 6.75% Carteret

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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 six different tax jurisdictions, Atlantic, Carteret, Indian Beach, Morehead City, Onslow and Pine Knoll Shores.

  Back to North Carolina Sales Tax Handbook Sales tax rates for Carteret County are current as of September 2023
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