Vermont Sales Tax on Leases and Rentals Vermont: Sales Tax Handbook


Are Leases and Rentals subject to sales tax?

While Vermont's sales tax generally applies to most transactions, certain items have special treatment in many states when it comes to sales taxes. This page describes the taxability of leases and rentals in Vermont, including motor vehicles and tangible media property. To learn more, see a full list of taxable and tax-exempt items in Vermont.

Motor Vehicles
In the state of Vermont, any charges at the end of the lease for any excess wear and tear or any excess mileage is considered to be taxable. It should be noted that rentals which extend for less than one year's time will be subject to the rental car use tax.

Tangible Media Property
In the state of Vermont, the rentals of any kind of furniture in furnished apartments or houses which are intended for residential use are considered to be exempt.

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