Taxes in South Dakota

South Dakota Tax Rates, Collections, and Burdens

How does South Dakota’s tax code compare? South Dakota does not have an individual income tax. South Dakota also does not have a corporate income tax. South Dakota has a 4.50 percent state sales tax rate, a max local sales tax rate of 4.50 percent, and an average combined state and local sales tax rate of 6.40 percent. South Dakota’s tax system ranks 2nd overall on our 2022 State Business Tax Climate Index.

Each state’s tax code is a multifaceted system with many moving parts, and South Dakota is no exception. The first step towards understanding South Dakota’s tax code is knowing the basics. Click the tabs below to learn more! You can also explore our state tax maps, which are compiled from our annual publication, Facts & Figures: How Does Your State Compare?


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