North Carolina Sales Tax Rates: Watauga County
Watauga County, North Carolina Sales Tax Rate 2023 Up to 7%
A county-wide sales tax rate of 2% is applicable to localities in Watauga County, in addition to the 4.75% North Carolina sales tax.Some cities and local governments in Watauga County collect additional local sales taxes, which can be as high as 0.25%.
Here's how Watauga 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
Tax Rates By City in Watauga 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 Watauga County collects an additional 2%, so the minimum sales tax rate in Watauga 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 Watauga County, including all local taxes.
|City||Sales Tax Rate||Tax Jurisdiction|
|Blowing Rock||6.75%||Blowing Rock|
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Watauga County, North Carolina has a maximum sales tax rate of 7% and an approximate population of 27,960.
Sales tax rates in Watauga County are determined by six different tax jurisdictions, Ashe, Avery, Blowing Rock, Boone, Watauga and Wilkes.
Back to North Carolina Sales Tax Handbook Sales tax rates for Watauga County are current as of September 2023