Walton County Sales Tax Rate Dropping

Great news for everyone shopping in Walton County, Florida!
The 1/2% Charter County and Regional Transportation System Surtax will expire on December 31, 2015 which means the sales tax rate will go down to 7% on January 1, 2016.

Walton County 0.5% Discretionary Sales Surtax Expires on December 31, 2015

Effective January 1, 2016, the state sales and use tax rate for Walton County will be 7% (1% small county surtax and 6% state sales tax). The Walton County 0.5% charter county and regional transportation system surtax will expire on December 31, 2015. Therefore, on or after January , 2016, dealers in Walton County must collect and remit local surtax and sales and use tax at the rate of seven percent (7%). All state sales and use tax and local surtax collected must be remitted and reported to the Department of Revenue.