Combined rates for states with non-zero sales taxes range from a 1.70 percent low in Alaska and 4.35 percent in Hawaii to a high of 9.45 percent in Tennessee and 9.26 percent in Arkansas, according to the Tax Foundation.... More » Business & Finance Taxes

The sales tax rate in Colorado as of July 2015 is 2.9 percent. Many localities charge sales tax in addition to the state sales tax, so sales tax can range from 2.9 to 10.4 percent in Colorado. More » Business & Finance Taxes

As of 2015, the sales tax rates for South Carolina cities vary but typically include a 1 percent local option in addition to the 6 percent state sales tax rate, explains the South Carolina Department of Revenue. Shoppers... More » Business & Finance Taxes

The state tax rates in 2014 varied from a high of nearly 53 cents per gallon in California to a low of 12.4 cents per gallon in Alaska, according to the Tax Foundation. Drivers in all states pay a federal excise tax of 1... More » Business & Finance Taxes

As of September 2015, the states that do not have a state sales tax are Alaska, Delaware, Montana, New Hampshire and Oregon. Of these states, only Alaska has a range of local sales tax rates, from 0 to 7.5 percent. The o... More »

Large U.S. cities with the highest sales tax rates as of 2015 include four Alabama cities: Birmingham, Macon, Mobile and Montgomery, according to the Tax Foundation. All four cities have a sales tax rate of 10 percent. T... More » Business & Finance Taxes

On its website, the Tax Foundation provides a map of inheritance tax rates by state as of the year 2014. There are six states in the United States that use an inheritance tax, the rates of which vary from 0 to18 percent ... More » Business & Finance Taxes