United States Sales Tax Comparison Calculator for 2020/21

The US Sales Tax Comparison Calculator allows you to compare Sales Tax between the states chosen. The comparison is based on the average Sales Tax across the State. It is worth noting that Sales tax can vary considerably between different locations within each State depending on the Sales Tax policy adopted. Some States apply a flat Sales Tax, other have no Sales Tax and the third type of policy is to apply a State Tax Rate, County Tax Rate, Local Tax Rate and, in some circumstances, a special tax rate.

Given the variance in Sales Tax policy across the US, this specific Sales Tax Comparison Calculator provides a directional comparison based on average State Tax Rates, if you prefer a more accurate comparison, please choose a specific State from the list further down this page, these calculators allow Sales Tax Comparison between specific locations for detailed Sales Tax Comparison.

United States Sales Tax Comparison Calculator
Sales Tax Comparison Results
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How to Compare Sales Tax in the United States

US Sales Tax Comparison Calculator: This image illustrates a calculator robot comparing sales tax in the United States manually using the United States Sales Tax Formula. You can use this information to compare Sales Tax manually or use the United States Sales Tax Comparison Calculator to calculate and compare sales tax online.

The following step-by-step guide covers the process required to compare Sales Tax using the US Sales Tax Comparison Calculator:

  1. Choose Normal view to work with the calculator within the surrounding menu and supporting information or select "Full Page View" to use a focused view of the US Sales Tax Comparison Calculator.
  2. Enter the Product / Service Cost. This can be the amount after sales tax or before Sales tax, you can choose which at step two
  3. Choose "Cost Excludes Sales Tax" (which means the figure you entered at step 2 is the net amount of the goods / service and the calculate will calculate and add the State Sales Tax for you). Or Choose "Cost Includes Sales Tax" (which means the figure you entered at step 2 is the gross amount for the goods / service and the calculate will calculate and deduct the State Sales Tax for you).
  4. Steps 1 to 3 will allow you to calculate Sales Tax on the net or gross sales cost of goods and/or services for the State Chosen. You can now choose the number of States that you would like to compare the Sales Tax for the product or service amount you entered.
  5. After choosing the number os States to compare, a list of States will dynamically populate. Simply select the desired State for each Sales Tax Comparison.
  6. Repeat the above steps as many times as necessary until you have the comparison you need complete. You can then email or print the US Sales Tax Comparison as required.
  7. [Optional] Spot a bug or have a feature request for the US Sales Tax Comparison Calculator - Contact us and we will review and respond as soon as possible.

State Sales Tax Comparison Calculators

The following list contains links to Sales Tax Calculators for each State, each allows the detailed comparison of State Tax based on specific locations within each State.