Kentucky Sales Tax Rates for 2021/22

The State Sales Tax rate in Kentucky in 2021 is 6%. The actual Rate at which you pay Sales Tax in Kentucky will vary as the Sales Tax Rate in Kentucky is based on the following formula:

Kentucky State Sales Tax Formula

Sales Tax Rate = s + c + l + sr


  • s = Kentucky State Sales Tax Rate (6%)
  • c = County Sales Tax Rate
  • l = Local Sales Tax Rate
  • sr = Special Sales Tax Rate

The goods news is that Kentucky sets it's Sales Tax Rate as a flat rate across the State, so, although the Sales Tax Formula Still applies. Kentucky does not apply County, Local or Special Sales Tax Rates tso the Total Sales Tax applied across the State of Kentucky is 6%, you can calculate Sales Tax online using the Kentucky Sales Tax Calculator.

If you are looking for more information on tax rates, allowances and thresholds for Kentucky you can access the latest Income Tax Tables for Kentucky here.

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