Charleston, West Virginia Sales Tax Tables 2021 West Virginia Sales Tax Rates: Charleston

West Virginia:

Charleston, West Virginia Sales Tax Rate 2021 7%

The Charleston sales tax rate is 7%

Taxing Jurisdiction Rate
West Virginia state sales tax 6.00%
Charleston tax 1.00%
Combined Sales Tax: 7.00%
7% tax breakdown

Sales tax region name: Charleston.

Tax rates last updated in October 2021

Note: There are two additional tax districts that apply to some areas geographically within Charleston. Instead of the rates shown for the Charleston 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
Kanawha 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A 25303, 25306, 25309, 25312, 25313, 25320
Marmet 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A 25315

How does the Charleston sales tax compare to the rest of WV?

  Higher sales tax than 96% of West Virginia localities
  -8.8817841970013E-16% lower than the maximum sales tax in WV

The 7% sales tax rate in Charleston consists of 6% West Virginia state sales tax and 1% Charleston tax. There is no applicable county tax or special tax. You can print a 7% sales tax table here. For tax rates in other cities, see West Virginia sales taxes by city and county.

Historical Sales Tax Rates for Charleston

Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
October 2021 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
September 2021 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
August 2021 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
July 2021 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
June 2021 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
May 2021 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
April 2021 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
March 2021 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
February 2021 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
January 2021 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
The following rates apply to the KANAWHA tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
October 2021 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
September 2021 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
August 2021 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
July 2021 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
June 2021 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
May 2021 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
April 2021 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
March 2021 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
February 2021 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
January 2021 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
The following rates apply to the MARMET tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
October 2021 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
September 2021 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
August 2021 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
July 2021 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
June 2021 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
May 2021 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
April 2021 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
March 2021 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
February 2021 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
January 2021 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
The following rates apply to the CHARLESTON tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
December 2020 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
November 2020 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
October 2020 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
September 2020 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
August 2020 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
July 2020 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
June 2020 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
May 2020 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
April 2020 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
March 2020 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
February 2020 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
January 2020 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
The following rates apply to the KANAWHA tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
December 2020 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
November 2020 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
October 2020 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
September 2020 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
August 2020 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
July 2020 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
June 2020 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
May 2020 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
April 2020 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
March 2020 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
February 2020 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
January 2020 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
The following rates apply to the MARMET tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
December 2020 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
November 2020 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
October 2020 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
September 2020 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
August 2020 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
July 2020 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
June 2020 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
May 2020 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
April 2020 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
March 2020 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
February 2020 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
January 2020 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
The following rates apply to the CHARLESTON tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
March 2019 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
February 2019 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
January 2019 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
December 2019 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
November 2019 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
October 2019 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
September 2019 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
August 2019 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
July 2019 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
June 2019 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
May 2019 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
April 2019 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
The following rates apply to the WEST VIRGINIA STATE tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
February 2019 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
January 2019 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
The following rates apply to the KANAWHA tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
March 2019 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
December 2019 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
November 2019 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
October 2019 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
September 2019 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
August 2019 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
July 2019 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
June 2019 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
May 2019 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
April 2019 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
The following rates apply to the MARMET tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
March 2019 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
The following rates apply to the SOUTH CHARLESTON tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
February 2019 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
January 2019 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
The following rates apply to the MARMET tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
December 2019 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
November 2019 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
October 2019 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
September 2019 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
August 2019 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
July 2019 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
June 2019 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
May 2019 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
April 2019 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
The following rates apply to the CHARLESTON tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
December 2018 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
November 2018 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
October 2018 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
September 2018 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
August 2018 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
July 2018 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
June 2018 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
May 2018 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
April 2018 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
March 2018 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
February 2018 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
January 2018 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
The following rates apply to the WEST VIRGINIA STATE tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
December 2018 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
November 2018 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
October 2018 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
September 2018 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
August 2018 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
July 2018 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
June 2018 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
May 2018 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
April 2018 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
March 2018 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
February 2018 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
January 2018 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
The following rates apply to the SOUTH CHARLESTON tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
December 2018 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
November 2018 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
October 2018 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
September 2018 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
August 2018 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
July 2018 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
June 2018 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
May 2018 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
April 2018 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
March 2018 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
February 2018 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
January 2018 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
The following rates apply to the CHARLESTON tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
December 2017 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
November 2017 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
October 2017 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
September 2017 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
August 2017 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
July 2017 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
June 2017 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
May 2017 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
April 2017 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
March 2017 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
February 2017 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
January 2017 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
The following rates apply to the WEST VIRGINIA STATE tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
December 2017 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
November 2017 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
October 2017 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
September 2017 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
August 2017 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
July 2017 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
June 2017 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
May 2017 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
April 2017 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
March 2017 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
February 2017 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
January 2017 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
The following rates apply to the SOUTH CHARLESTON tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
December 2017 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
November 2017 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
October 2017 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
September 2017 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
August 2017 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
July 2017 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
June 2017 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
May 2017 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
April 2017 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
March 2017 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
February 2017 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
January 2017 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
The following rates apply to the CHARLESTON tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
December 2016 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
November 2016 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
October 2016 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
September 2016 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
August 2016 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
July 2016 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
June 2016 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
May 2016 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
April 2016 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
March 2016 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
February 2016 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
January 2016 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
The following rates apply to the WEST VIRGINIA STATE tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
June 2016 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
May 2016 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
April 2016 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
March 2016 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
February 2016 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
January 2016 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
December 2016 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
November 2016 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
October 2016 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
September 2016 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
August 2016 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
July 2016 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
The following rates apply to the SOUTH CHARLESTON tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
December 2016 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
November 2016 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
October 2016 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
September 2016 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
August 2016 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
July 2016 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
The following rates apply to the CHARLESTON tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
December 2015 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
November 2015 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
October 2015 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
September 2015 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
August 2015 7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
July 2015   7% 6% N/A 1% N/A
June 2015 6.5% 6% N/A 0.5% N/A
May 2015 6.5% 6% N/A 0.5% N/A
April 2015 6.5% 6% N/A 0.5% N/A
March 2015 6.5% 6% N/A 0.5% N/A
February 2015 6.5% 6% N/A 0.5% N/A
January 2015 6.5% 6% N/A 0.5% N/A
The following rates apply to the WEST VIRGINIA STATE tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
December 2015 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
November 2015 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
October 2015 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
September 2015 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
August 2015 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
July 2015 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
June 2015 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
May 2015 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
April 2015 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
March 2015 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
February 2015 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A
January 2015 6% 6% N/A N/A N/A

West Virginia Sales Tax Rates by Zip Code:

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The Charleston, West Virginia sales tax rate of 7% applies to the following 33 zip codes: 25301, 25302, 25304, 25305, 25311, 25314, 25317, 25321, 25322, 25323, 25324, 25325, 25326, 25327, 25328, 25329, 25330, 25331, 25332, 25333, 25334, 25335, 25336, 25337, 25338, 25339, 25361, 25362, 25364, 25387, 25389, 25392 and 25396.

An alternative sales tax rate of 7% applies in the tax region Kanawha, which appertains to zip codes 25303, 25306, 25309, 25312, 25313 and 25320.

An alternative sales tax rate of 6% applies in the tax region Marmet, which appertains to zip code 25315.

There are approximately 41,223 people living in the Charleston area. Remember that zip code boundaries don't always match up with political boundaries (like Charleston or Kanawha County), so you shouldn't always rely on something as imprecise as zip codes to determine the sales tax rates at a given address.


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