Automatic Sales Tax Calculator

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Texas Sales Tax Calculator

Automatic sales tax calculator 2019

You can use our Texas Sales Tax Calculator to look up sales tax rates in Texas by address / zip code. The calculator will show you the total sales tax amount, as well as the county, city, and special district tax rates in the selected location.

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Texas has a 6.25% statewide sales tax rate,but also has 827 local tax jurisdictions (including cities, towns, counties, and special districts) that collect an average local sales tax of 1.372% on top of the state tax. This means that, depending on your location within Texas, the total tax you pay can be significantly higher than the 6.25% state sales tax.

For example, here is how much you would pay inclusive of sales tax on a $200.00 purchase in the cities with the highest and lowest sales taxes in Texas:

8.25% sales tax in Harris County

6.25% sales tax in Fort Bend County

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Automatic Sales Tax Calculator 2019

You can use our Texas sales tax calculator to determine the applicable sales tax for any location in Texas by entering the zip code in which the purchase takes place. You may also be interested in printing a Texas sales tax table for easy calculation of sales taxes when you can't access this calculator.

Keep in mind that some purchases may be exempt from sales tax, and others others may be subject to special sales tax rates. Sales tax jurisdiction rules can sometimes be too complicated to describe rate areas by zip code, so this calculator is provided for reference purposes only.

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Find Your State's Vehicle Tax & Tag Fees

When purchasing a vehicle, the tax and tag fees are calculated based on a number of factors, including:

  • The county the vehicle is registered in.
  • The vehicle weight.
  • The type of license plates requested.
  • Whether or not you have a trade-in.
  • The state in which you live.
  • New car sales tax OR used car sales tax.

Calculating Sales Tax Summary:

Auto sales tax and the cost of a new car tag are major factors in any tax, title, and license calculator. Some states provide official vehicle registration fee calculators, while others provide lists of their tax, tag, and title fees. Find your state below to determine the total cost of your new car, including the car tax.

NOTE: Not ALL STATES offer a tax and tags calculator. (See below for states that do and don't offer these services.)

In addition, CarMax offers a free tax and tag calculator for some states only. This calculator can help you estimate the taxes required when purchasing a new or used vehicle.

Anytime you are shopping around for a new vehicle and are beginning to make a budget, it's important to factor in state taxes, titling and registration fees, vehicle inspection/smog test costs, and car insurance into your total cost. After calculating sales tax (depending on the new car sales tax rate), you may find your total fess have increased significantly.

A major part of the final cost of a new vehicle purchase can be the taxes you'll need to pay and the registration/titling fees you'll owe to your state's Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), Motor Vehicle Division (MVD), Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA), Department of Revenue (DOR), Secretary of State (SOS), or local county clerk's office.

States with Online Tax & Tag Calculators

The following states offer FREE calculators to help you determine sales and/or registration taxes:

To use the calculators above including the car payments calculator NJ, you'll usually need to enter some basic information about the vehicle you plan to purchase. The information you may need to enter into the tax and tag calculators may include:

  • The vehicle identification number (VIN).
  • The make, model, and year of your vehicle.
  • The date that you purchased (or plan to purchase) the vehicle.
  • The date the vehicle entered (or will enter) the state you plan to register it in.
  • The type of license plates/registration you need for the vehicle.

If you experience any issues with any of the free tax and tag calculators above, please contact your state's DMV, MVD, MVA, DOR, SOS, or county clerk's office directly.

States with Tax & Tag Charts Only

The following states provide TAX CHARTS & INFORMATION (no calculators) to help you determine sales and/or registration taxes:

  • Connecticut
  • Hawaii
  • New Hampshire's cities and towns


Generally, these lists/charts will be organized and broken down by:

  • Vehicle model years and weight classes.
  • Sales tax percentages.
  • Vehicle types and classification.
  • Titling procedures.
  • Duration of the registration.

If you need help interpreting your state's chart or have questions about which category your vehicle will fall under, please contact your state's DMV, MVD, MVA, DOR, SOS, or county clerk's office directly.

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Other Costs to Consider When Purchasing a Vehicle

In addition to your state's sales, use and property taxes, and any DMV, MVD, MVA, DOR, SOS, or county clerk titling and registration fees, you'll need to consider the cost and fees for the following aspects of a vehicle purchase:

  • Ordering a VIN check or vehicle history report.
  • Getting a vehicle inspection, smog check, or emissions test.
  • Buying car insurance.
  • Performing any maintenance or upgrades.

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