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Nebraska Sales Tax Calculator

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Mark Stewart is the in-house Certified Public Accountant, an accomplished author and financial media specialist.

Nebraska Sales Tax Calculator

If your business sells physical products or certain types of services, you will need to collect and pay sales tax. In Nebraska, the first step is visiting the department of revenue website and registering for sales tax in order to acquire a seller’s permit, or sales tax permit. 

Use our Sales Tax Calculator to determine your exact sales tax rate and total purchase amount. 

Nebraska Sales Tax Calculator

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What Products and Services Are Subject to Sales Tax in Nebraska?

Sales of tangible goods are subject to sales tax in Nebraska. Services subject to sales tax include pest control, building cleanup and maintenance, and towing. Exemptions from sales tax in Nebraska include groceries, prescription medications, and most medical equipment.

Nebraska Sales Tax Rate

The state sales tax rate in Nebraska is 5.5%.

Nebraska sales tax rates vary depending on which county and city you’re in. Check Nebraska Department of Revenue site for the exact rates.

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How to Register for Nebraska Sales Tax

In Nebraska, acquire a seller’s permit by following the department of revenue’s detailed instructions for registration: 

  1. Register for an account on the Nebraska business portal
  2. Fill out the business registration form.
  3. There is no fee for a sales tax permit in Nebraska.


In Nebraska, and across the country, collecting sales tax is a must if you want to avoid potentially heavy fines and even closure. It’s crucial that you follow your state’s laws, and you might consider consulting with an accountant or tax attorney to make sure you’re in full compliance.


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Nebraska Sales Tax Calculator