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Pennsylvania Sales Tax Calculator.

Invoicing clients or selling to customers and need to know how much sales tax to charge? Use our simple sales tax calculator to work out how much sales tax you should charge your clients. Input the amount and the sales tax rate, select whether to include or exclude sales tax, and the calculator will do the rest. If you don’t know the rate, download the free lookup tool on this page to find the right combined Pennsylvania state and local rate.

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What is the sales tax rate in Pennsylvania?

How much is sales tax in Pennsylvania?

The base state sales tax rate in Pennsylvania is 6%. Local tax rates in Pennsylvania range from 0% to 2.0%, making the sales tax range in Pennsylvania 6.0% to 8.0%.

Find your Pennsylvania combined state and local tax rate.

Pennsylvania sales tax rates vary depending on which county and city you’re in, which can make finding the right sales tax rate a headache. That’s why we came up with this handy Pennsylvania sales tax calculator.

Simply download the lookup tool and enter your state, in this case Pennsylvania. Add your county or city - and the tool will do the rest.

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Pennsylvania sales tax

How to calculate Pennsylvania sales tax?

To calculate the right sales tax in Pennsylvania you’ll need to add up the state, county and city rates for your location. The easiest way to do this is by downloading our lookup tool to get the detail you need in seconds.

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Once you’ve found the correct sales tax rate for your area, you need to figure out how much to charge each customer on their purchases.

Use the sales tax formula below, or the handy calculator at the top of the page, to get the tax detail you need.

Sales tax = total amount of sale x sales tax rate

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Pennsylvania sales tax rates by city.

This table shows the minimum combined sales tax rates for cities in Pennsylvania. Rates can vary street by street, so for more precise information, check your local government tax website.
CityMinimum combined rateCityMinimum combined rate

Allentown

6%

Lebanon

6%

Altoona

6%

Mckeesport

7%

Bethlehem

6%

Meadville

6%

Bloomsburg

6%

New Castle

6%

Butler

6%

Philadelphia

8%

Chester

6%

Pittsburgh

7%

Coatesville

6%

Pottsville

6%

Easton

6%

Reading

6%

Erie

6%

Scranton

6%

Greensburg

6%

Sharon

6%

Harrisburg

6%

Washington

6%

Hazleton

6%

Wilkes Barre

6%

Hermitage

6%

Williamsport

6%

Johnstown

6%

York

6%

Lancaster

6%

Pennsylvania sales tax rates by county.

This table shows the minimum combined sales tax rates for counties in Pennsylvania. Rates can vary street by street, so for more precise information, check your local government tax website.
CountyMinimum combined rateCountyMinimum combined rate

Allegheny County

7%

Lackawanna County

6%

Beaver County

6%

Lancaster County

6%

Berks County

6%

Lebanon County

6%

Blair County

6%

Lehigh County

6%

Bucks County

6%

Luzerne County

6%

Butler County

6%

Mercer County

6%

Cambria County

6%

Monroe County

6%

Centre County

6%

Montgomery County

6%

Chester County

6%

Northampton County

6%

Cumberland County

6%

Philadelphia County

8%

Dauphin County

6%

Schuylkill County

6%

Delaware County

6%

Washington County

6%

Erie County

6%

Westmoreland County

6%

Fayette County

6%

York County

6%

Franklin County

6%

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