Sales Tax Rate Change - Effective April 1, 2013

March 5, 2013

Effective April 1, 2013 the local rate of sales and use tax in the following counties will increase an additional 0.5%: Durham and Orange. The additional 0.5% local sales and use tax applies to sales and purchases of tangible personal property, certain digital property and other transactions subject to the general State rate of sales and use tax.

Combined State and Local Rates for All 100 Counties beginning April 1, 2013:

Effective April 1, 2013, the general state and local tax rate is 7.50% in Durham and Orange Counties, 7.25% in Mecklenburg County, 7.00% in Alexander, Buncombe, Cabarrus, Catawba, Cumberland, Duplin, Edgecombe, Greene, Halifax, Haywood, Hertford, Lee, Martin, Montgomery, New Hanover, Onslow, Pitt, Randolph, Robeson, Rowan, Sampson, Surry and Wilkes Counties, and 6.75% in the remaining 74 Counties.