Consumer Purchases

As a consumer, how much can you expect to have added onto your purchases for sales tax while shopping and dining in the City of Goodyear?

 

Retail Sales

Retail purchases are taxed at the rate of 8.8%. This is a combined sales tax rate that includes the following:

State Tax:

5.6%

County Tax:

0.7%

City Tax (GY000):

2.5%

The sales tax rate on any single retail item greater than $5,000.00 is subject to a lower city sales tax rate of 1.2%. This would apply to items such as automobile sales.

 

Food for Home Consumption (Grocery) Sales

Food for home consumption (groceries) is taxed at the rate of 2.0%. This is a combine sales tax rate that includes the following:

State Tax:

0.00%

County Tax:

0.00%

City Tax (GY001):

2.00%

 

Restaurant Sales

Food and beverage sales are taxed at the higher rate of 10.3%. This sales tax rate includes the following:

State Tax:

5.6%

County Tax:

0.7%

City Tax (GY005):

4.0%

 

Hotel/Motel

Staying at a hotel/motel in the City of Goodyear will cost you a sales tax rate of 12.27%. The breakdown for this tax rate is as follows:

State/County:

7.27%

City Tax (GY003):

2.50%

City Tax (GY000):

2.50%

 

Use Tax

Use Tax purchases are taxed at the rate of 8.1%. This is a combined sales tax rate that includes the following:

State Tax:

5.6%

City Tax (GY002):

2.5%

The use tax rate on any single item greater than $5,000 is subject to a lower city use tax rate of 1.2%. This would apply to items such as automobile sales.