Texas Sales Tax Rates: Jefferson County
Jefferson County, Texas Sales Tax Rate 2023 Up to 8.25%
A county-wide sales tax rate of 0.5% is applicable to localities in Jefferson County, in addition to the 6.25% Texas sales tax.Some cities and local governments in Jefferson County collect additional local sales taxes, which can be as high as 1.5%.
Here's how Jefferson County's maximum sales tax rate of 8.25% compares to other counties around the United States:
- Higher maximum sales tax than any other Texas counties
- Higher maximum sales tax than 74% of counties nationwide
Tax Rates By City in Jefferson County, Texas
The total sales tax rate in any given location can be broken down into state, county, city, and special district rates. Texas has a 6.25% sales tax and Jefferson County collects an additional 0.5%, so the minimum sales tax rate in Jefferson 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 Jefferson County, including all local taxes.
|City||Sales Tax Rate||Tax Jurisdiction|
|Port Arthur||8.25%||Port Arthur|
|Sabine Pass||8.25%||Port Arthur|
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Jefferson County, Texas has a maximum sales tax rate of 8.25% and an approximate population of 185,506.
Sales tax rates in Jefferson County are determined by seven different tax jurisdictions, Beaumont, China, Groves, Jefferson, Nederland, Nome and Port Arthur.
Back to Texas Sales Tax Handbook Sales tax rates for Jefferson County are current as of September 2023