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Washington ranks No. 4 in the U.S. for tax rate

Friday, August 10, 2012by  Jon Osterberg

While Oregon has no sales tax, Washington ranks No. 4 nationally for the highest combined local-state sales tax at 8.83%, according to the Tax Foundation research group. Tennessee ranks No. 1 in the country with 9.43%, while Idaho ranks 36th at 6.02%, and Montana, like Oregon, has no sales tax.  Are you curious where the highest total sales tax rate is found? It’s a city in Arizona. Learn which one, and find other tax facts in this article from The Oregonian.

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