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How do I figure out what sales tax rate to charge?

Sales tax rates vary by zip code and jurisdiction. Additionally, the sales tax rate can vary by product type. In some states, certain items are tax exempt, which means that sales tax is not charged. Companies like Avalara will provide a full listing of sales tax rates by zip code.

However, if you are unsure as to whether you are required to collect sales tax on your product, send an inquiry to the government entity that imposes sales tax in your state.

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