This week's map shows the state sales tax rate, plus the average local rate, for each state in the U.S, as of the beginning of this year. Tennessee has the highest average combined rate at 9.44%; at the other end are states with no sales tax: Delaware, Montana, New Hampshire, and Oregon.
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