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State sales tax rate among highest in nation

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 Arkansas' combined state and local sales tax rate is among the highest in the country.

 According to the non-partisan Tax Foundation, our state and local tax rate combined comes in at 9.19%. That puts us 2nd highest in the nation. Our state sales tax rate alone is 6.5%, which ranks 9th overall. The average local tax is 2.69%, reaching the 9.19%.

 The highest in the nation Tennessee with 9.45%.