Local Option Sales Tax


On November 8, 2022, Moorhead voters approved a 0.5% local option sales tax that will be used for a new Community Center/Public Library. This tax is effective April 1, 2023. Moorhead’s new sales tax rate will be 7.875%. For more information on Moorhead’s local option sales tax, please see the public tax notice

In general, anything subject to Minnesota state sales tax is covered by a local sales tax. Clothing is not taxable in Minnesota. Motor vehicles are covered by a separate tax and are not subject to the local sales tax. Motor vehicles include cars, motorcycles, motor homes, pickups, trailers, commercial and non-commercial trucks, semi/truck-tractors, tractors and vans. For more information on sales and use taxes, visit the Minnesota Department of Revenue’s website.