North Carolina Sales Tax Rates: Orange County
Orange County, North Carolina Sales Tax Rate 2021 Up to 7.5%
A county-wide sales tax rate of 2.25% is applicable to localities in Orange County, in addition to the 4.75% North Carolina sales tax.Some cities and local governments in Orange County collect additional local sales taxes, which can be as high as 0.5%.
Here's how Orange County's maximum sales tax rate of 7.5% compares to other counties around the United States:
- Higher maximum sales tax than any other North Carolina counties
- Higher maximum sales tax than 60% of counties nationwide
Tax Rates By City in Orange 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 Orange County collects an additional 2.25%, so the minimum sales tax rate in Orange County is 7% (not including any city or special district taxes). This table shows the total sales tax rates for all cities and towns in Orange County, including all local taxes.
|City||Sales Tax Rate||Tax Jurisdiction|
|Chapel Hill||7.5%||Orange Co Tr|
|Hillsborough||7.5%||Orange Co Tr|
|Chapel Hill||7.5%||Chapel Hill|
|Chapel Hill||7%||Chatham County|
|Efland||7.5%||Orange Co Tr|
|Cedar Grove||7.5%||Orange Co Tr|
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Orange County, North Carolina has a maximum sales tax rate of 7.5% and an approximate population of 101,922.
Sales tax rates in Orange County are determined by four different tax jurisdictions, Orange Co Tr, Carrboro, Chapel Hill and Chatham County.
Back to North Carolina Sales Tax Handbook Sales tax rates for Orange County are current as of October 2021