Mecklenburg County NC has the highest sales tax in NC and close to one of the highest in the country.(8.25%)
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Car taxes are what they are.
has a state-levied sales tax of 5.75%, effective September 1, 2009, with most counties adding an additional 2% tax, for a total tax of 7.75% in 92 of the 100 counties. Mecklenburg County
levies an additional 0.5% tax, which is directed towards funding the light rail system
, for a total of 8.25% and the sales tax in a few other counties is 8%.
There is a 30.2¢ tax per gallon on gas
, a 45¢ tax per pack of cigarettes, a 79¢ tax per gallon on wine, and a 53¢ tax per gallon on beer. Most non-prepared food purchases are taxed at a reduced rate of 2%. Candy, soft drinks, and prepared foods are taxed at the full combined 7.75%-8.25% rate, with some counties levying an additional 1% tax on prepared foods. For the benefit of back-to-school shoppers, there is a sales tax holiday
on the first Friday in August through the following Sunday which includes school supplies, school instructional materials, clothing, footwear, sports and recreation equipment, and computers and computer accessories.