The Vermont (VT) state sales tax rate is currently 6.0%. Depending on local municipalities, the total tax rate can be as high as 7%.
Other, local-level tax rates in the state of Vermont are quite complex compared against local-level tax rates in other states. Vermont sales tax may also be levied at the city/county/school/transportation and SPD (special purpose district) levels.
Vermont sales tax has numerous local taxing levels that must be monitored and maintained on a regular basis, it is complex and time consuming due to the volume of jurisdictions.
Vermont is listed in Kiplinger’s 2011 10 Tax-Unfriendly States for Retirees. A state sales tax of 9% is imposed on prepared foods, restaurant meals and lodging and 10% on alcoholic beverages served in restaurants. Businesses have a nightmare to maintain and track all the different nuances in the state sales tax code.
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