Durham, North Carolina Sales Tax Tables 2019 North Carolina Sales Tax Rates: Durham

North Carolina:

Durham, North Carolina Sales Tax Rate 2019 7.50%

The Durham sales tax rate is 7.50%

Taxing Jurisdiction Rate
North Carolina state sales tax 4.75%
Durham County sales tax 2.25%
Special tax 0.50%
Combined Sales Tax: 7.50%
7.50% tax breakdown

Sales tax region name: Durham.

Tax rates last updated in September 2019

Note: There is one additional tax district that applies to some areas geographically within Durham. Instead of the rates shown for the Durham tax region above, the following tax rates apply to these specific areas:

Tax Jurisdiction Total Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax In These Zip Codes
Durham County 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50% 27709, 27711, 27712

How does the Durham sales tax compare to the rest of NC?

  Higher sales tax than any other North Carolina locality
  Durham collects the maximum legal local sales tax

The 7.50% sales tax rate in Durham consists of 4.75% North Carolina state sales tax, 2.25% Durham County sales tax and 0.50% Special tax. There is no applicable city tax. You can print a 7.50% sales tax table here. For tax rates in other cities, see North Carolina sales taxes by city and county.

Historical Sales Tax Rates for Durham

Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
September 2019 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
August 2019 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
July 2019 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
June 2019 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
May 2019 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
April 2019 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
March 2019 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
February 2019 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
January 2019 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
The following rates apply to the DURHAM COUNTY tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
September 2019 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
August 2019 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
July 2019 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
June 2019 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
May 2019 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
April 2019 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
March 2019 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
February 2019 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
January 2019 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
July 2018 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
June 2018 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
May 2018 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
April 2018 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
March 2018 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
February 2018 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
January 2018 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
The following rates apply to the DURHAM tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
December 2018 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
November 2018 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
October 2018 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
September 2018 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
August 2018 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
The following rates apply to the DURHAM COUNTY tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
December 2018 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
November 2018 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
October 2018 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
September 2018 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
August 2018 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
December 2017 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
November 2017 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
October 2017 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
September 2017 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
August 2017 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
July 2017 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
June 2017 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
May 2017 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
April 2017 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
March 2017 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
February 2017 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
January 2017 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
December 2016 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
November 2016 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
October 2016 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
September 2016 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
August 2016 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
July 2016 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
June 2016 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
May 2016 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
April 2016 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
March 2016 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
February 2016 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
January 2016 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
December 2015 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
November 2015 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
October 2015 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
September 2015 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
August 2015 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
July 2015 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
June 2015 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
May 2015 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
April 2015 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
March 2015 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
February 2015 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%
January 2015 7.50% 4.75% 2.25% N/A 0.50%

North Carolina Sales Tax Rates by Zip Code:

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The Durham, North Carolina sales tax rate of 7.50% applies to the following thirteen zip codes: 27701, 27702, 27703, 27704, 27705, 27706, 27707, 27708, 27710, 27713, 27715, 27717 and 27722.

An alternative sales tax rate of 7.50% applies in the tax region Durham County, which appertains to zip codes 27709, 27711 and 27712.

There are approximately 177,230 people living in the Durham area. Remember that zip code boundaries don't always match up with political boundaries (like Durham or Durham County), so you shouldn't always rely on something as imprecise as zip codes to determine the sales tax rates at a given address.


  Back to North Carolina Sales Tax Handbook Sales tax rates for Durham are current as of September 2019
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