10 States With The Lowest Sales Tax

North Carolina
North Carolina

North Carolina has a state-levied sales tax of 4.75 percent. Counties and cities can charge an additional local sales tax of up to 2.75 percent, for a maximum possible combined sales tax of 7.5 percent.

Most counties add a 2 percent tax, for an average total tax of 6.75 percent in 72 of the 100 counties. And the combined sales tax in 25 other counties is 7 percent.

Prescription Drugs are exempt from the North Carolina sales tax.

Cost of living is 18th lowest in the country, while the state has a Personal income per capita of $42,187.