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Vermont Sales Tax Calculator

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Vermont Sales Tax Calculator

Vermont Sales Tax Calculator

If your business sells physical products or certain types of services, you will need to collect and pay sales tax. In Vermont, the first step is visiting the department of taxes 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 Vermont?

All tangible personal property in Vermont is subject to sales tax with certain exemptions. Clothing is tax-exempt, as are food, feminine hygiene products, and over-the-counter drugs.

Vermont Sales Tax Rate

The state sales tax rate in Vermont is 6%. 

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

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How to Register for Vermont Sales Tax

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

  1. Register for an account on the Vermont business filings website.
  2. Fill out the form to open a tax account for sales tax.
  3. There is no fee to apply for your tax account for sales tax.

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

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In Vermont, 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.