Fargo 7.5% (includes 5% state and .0500% Cass County)
Moorhead 6.875% (includes 6.875% state and 0% Clay County)
West Fargo 7.5% (includes 5% state and .0500% Cass County)
Source: Minnesota Chamber of Commerce, November 2014.
Moorhead has a lower sales tax than more than 96% of other cities in the state and groceries and clothing are exempt from Moorhead and Minnesota state slaes taxes.
In North Dakota, taxable sales and purchases increased more than 11% throughout the second quarter of 2014 compared to 2013. Fargo contributeed a total of $707 million in taxable sales and purchases during the second quarter of 2014 compared to $670 million in 2013. North Dakota's total taxable sales and purchases for the second quarter of 2014 were $7.029 billion, an increase of $716.7 million compared to the same months in 2013, when taxable sales and purchases were $6.312 billion.
Source: Office of State Tax Commissioner, October 2014.
Source: 2015 State Business Tax Climate Index, taxfoundation.org/maps
|California||1.0% to 12.3%|
|Georgia||1.0% to 6.0%|
|Iowa||0.36% to 8.98%|
|Minnesota||5.35 % to 9.85 %|
|North Dakota||1.221 % to 3.22 %|
*Neither state has an inheritance or gift tax.
Property tax rates in both Cass and Clay County are determined using the market value of an assessed peroperty. Rates may vary depending on the municipality, property type and jurisdiction levy. You can see how property taxs are collected on a specific piece of property online at www.casscountynd.gov and www.lmc.org.
Based on $100,000 home
More in-depth tax information is available from the Greater Fargo Moorhead Economic Development Corporation.