Sales Tax by Zip Code US API

Sales Tax by Zip Code US API

The Sales Tax by Zip Code US API provides accurate and up-to-date sales tax rates for specific zip codes in the US.

API description

About the API:  

The Sales Tax by Zip Code US API is a powerful tool that provides comprehensive information on sales tax rates in different zip codes across the United States. Designed to assist users, this API provides an easy-to-use interface for accessing accurate and up-to-date sales tax data, allowing users to calculate and manage sales taxes more efficiently.

With the ever-changing US sales tax landscape, staying informed on applicable rates is crucial for businesses to ensure compliance and accurate financial reporting. The API simplifies this process by providing a centralized platform to retrieve accurate sales tax rates based on specific zip codes.

One of the key features of this API is its broad coverage. It provides access to a comprehensive zip code database covering all U.S. states, territories and jurisdictions. Whether you are a national enterprise or a local business, the API meets your needs by providing you with comprehensive sales tax information for any location.

By leveraging this API, developers can seamlessly integrate sales tax functionality into their applications, websites or software solutions. This allows users to automate sales tax calculations during transactions, ensuring accurate and timely processing. Whether you are building an e-commerce platform, point-of-sale system or financial management software, API integration can improve the user experience and overall efficiency.

The API provides an accurate endpoint for retrieving specific sales tax data. Users can request sales tax rates for a single zip code.

Accuracy and reliability are of utmost importance when it comes to calculating sales tax. The API ensures data integrity by obtaining information from authoritative and reliable sources. The API is regularly updated to reflect any changes in sales tax rates, ensuring that users have access to the most accurate and up-to-date information available.

In short, the API simplifies the sales tax rate retrieval process by providing a comprehensive and reliable platform for businesses and developers. With its broad coverage, customization options and accurate data, this API streamlines sales tax management, enabling businesses to ensure compliance, improve customer experience and optimize financial processes.


What this API receives and what your API provides (input/output)?

It will receive parameters and provide you with a JSON.


What are the most common uses cases of this API?

  1. E-commerce platforms can use the API to calculate and display the exact sales tax rates for each customer's zip code during the checkout process.

  2. Point-of-sale (POS) systems can integrate the API to automatically calculate and apply the correct sales tax based on the customer's zip code.

  3. Accounting software can use the API to accurately track and report sales tax obligations for businesses operating in different zip codes.

  4. Retail chains with multiple locations can leverage the API to determine sales tax rates for each zip code for each store, ensuring accurate pricing and compliance.

  5. Mobile applications for food delivery or ride-sharing services can integrate the API to calculate and display sales tax for each trip or order based on the customer's location.

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API Documentation


To use this endpoint all you have to do is insert a US zip code.


Get Taxes by zip code US - Endpoint Features
Object Description
Request Body [Required] Json
Test Endpoint


                                                                                                                                                                                                                            {"rate_Special":{"text":"0.375% (Special)","value":"0.00375"},"rate_State":{"text":"4% (State)","value":"0.04000"},"rate_City":{"text":"4.5% (City)","value":"0.04500"},"combined":{"text":"8.875% (Combined)","value":"0.08875"},"type":"successful"}

Get Taxes by zip code US - CODE SNIPPETS

curl --location --request POST '' --header 'Authorization: Bearer YOUR_API_KEY' 


API Access Key & Authentication

After signing up, every developer is assigned a personal API access key, a unique combination of letters and digits provided to access to our API endpoint. To authenticate with the Sales Tax by Zip Code US API REST API, simply include your bearer token in the Authorization header.


Header Description
Authorization [Required] Should be Bearer access_key. See "Your API Access Key" above when you are subscribed.

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Yes, the API is designed for easy integration and typically supports various programming languages and protocols, such as SDK.

The API does not support batch requests, so you will need to obtain sales tax rates individually by zip code.

The API specifically provides sales tax rates only for zip codes within the United States.

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