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Tennessee has Highest Sales Tax, but Remember No State Income Tax

Sales taxes are charged in two ways in Tennessee. First the state side which is 7 percent and then the local tax. The combined average local and state sales tax rate in Tennessee is 9.53 percent. Tennessee has the highest combined rate of any state, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation.
The maximum local sales tax rate in Tennessee is 2.75 percent, according to the study.
The bright side for Tennessee residents is that there is no state income tax; that many states implement.

Lucky Knott

Lucky Knott

One of Southern Tennessee's most experienced and recognized news broadcasters and play-by-play sportscasters. Current news director for On Target News and manager of Rooster 101.5 FM. Knott can be heard on 93.9 The Duck, The Rooster 101.5 and Whiskey Country 105.1 and 95.9. He is currently the play by play voice of the Coffee County Red Raiders on The Rooster 101.5. Lucky has done play-by-play for over 3,455 sports events on Radio & TV. He also served 4 years as the Public Information Officer for the Coffee Co. Sheriff's Dept. and taught Radio/TV for 6 years at Grundy County High School.

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