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Nebraska Sales Tax Rate

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Published on April 15, 2022

Updated on September 13, 2022

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Nebraska Sales Tax Rate

If your limited liability company (LLC) 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. 

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

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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 sales tax rate in Nebraska is 5.5%.

Five states have no sales tax. Colorado has the lowest sales tax at 2.9%, while California has the highest rate at 7.25%.

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.

Use our Sales Tax Calculator to calculate taxes and total purchase amount. 


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.