Grocery Tax Resource Guide

Find out what grocery items your state charges taxes for.

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Is Your Food Tax-Free? (2:05)

In most cases, food from the grocery store is supposed to be tax exempt. But there are exceptions to every rule. Depending on the state, items in the grocery store such as pre-prepared food and certain food items on the shelves may be taxable. Become a more aware consumer by knowing about your state's laws. Click on the states below for more information on food tax laws. 

Alabama 

Alaska 

Arizona 

Arkansas 

California 

Colorado 

Connecticut 

Delaware 

Florida 

Georgia 

Hawaii 

Idaho 

Illinois

Indiana 

Iowa 

Kansas 

Kentucky 

Additional resource for Kentucky, click here

Louisiana 

Maine 

Maryland 

Massachusetts 

Michigan 

Minnesota 

Mississippi 

Additional resource for Mississippi, click here

Missouri 

Montana

Nebraska 

Nevada 

New Hampshire 

New Jersey 

New Mexico 

Additional resource for New Mexico, click here

New York 

North Carolina 

Additional resource for North Carolina, click here

North Dakota 

Ohio 

Oklahoma 

Oregon 

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island 

Additional resource for Rhode Island, click here

South Carolina 

South Dakota

Tennessee 

Texas 

Additional resource for Texas, click here

Additional resource for Texas, click here

Utah 

Vermont 

Virginia 

Washington 

West Virginia 

Wisconsin 

Wyoming