Tax Rates in Alexandria, Virginia: What You Need to Know

Are you looking for information on the current tax rates in Alexandria, Virginia? You've come to the right place! In this article, we'll provide an overview of the state, county, and city sales tax rates that apply in Alexandria. Virginia's sales tax rate is currently 4.3%. The county's sales tax rate is 0%. This means that the total sales tax rate for most locations in Virginia is 5.3%.

However, some areas have an additional regional or local tax. Food for household consumption (e.g., grocery items) and certain essential personal hygiene items are subject to a reduced rate of 1%. The 6% sales tax rate in Alexandria consists of 4.3% of the Virginia state sales tax, 1% of the Alexandria tax, and 0.7% of the excise tax. There are no applicable county taxes.

The name of the sales tax jurisdiction is Alexandria City Co Sp, which may refer to a division of local government. You can print a 6% sales tax table here. For tax rates in other cities, see Virginia sales taxes by city and county. Consumption tax applies to tangible items used, consumed, or stored in Virginia when Virginia sales or use tax was not paid at the time of purchase.

Remember that zip code limits don't always match political boundaries (such as Alexandria or Alexandria City), so you don't always have to rely on something as imprecise as zip codes to determine sales tax rates at a given address.

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