State sales tax rate among highest in nation

{}Arkansas' combined state and local sales tax rate is among the highest in the country.

{}According to the non-partisan Tax Foundation, our state and local tax rate combined comes in at 9.19%. That puts us{}2nd highest in the nation. Our state sales tax rate alone is 6.5%, which ranks 9th overall. The average local tax is 2.69%, reaching the 9.19%.

{}The highest in the nation Tennessee with 9.45%.