Taxes

Business Taxes

Sales Tax* Corporate
Income Tax
Unemployment
(% of payroll)
Taxable
Wage Base
Workers' Comp.
(per $100 payroll)
Inventory
8.05%** 6.98% 0.8% $7,000 $1.49 No
*2013 Sales tax breakdown: Mesa - 1.75%;County - 0.7%; State - 5.6%          
** The State sales tax rate fell to 5.6% from 6.6% on June 1, 2013, making Mesa's overall sales tax rate 8.05%          


Personal Income Tax Rate

2.88%-5%, compared to Southwest markets, ranging from 4.6% to 9.3%

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Property Tax Breakdown
 

Rates are per $100 assessed valuation. The assessed valuation for commercial property development is 20% of the actual value determined by the Maricopa County Assessor and 10% for residential. The rate is then multiplied by the assessed value to determine the tax.

Mesa School District $8.41
Higley School District $8.76
Queen Creek School District $9.71
Gilbert School District $9.25
Tempe School District $10.14
For example:  
Commercial property within the Mesa Public School District with a full cash value (FCV) of $100,000 would pay $1,682 annually in property tax. $100,000 FCV x .19 (assessment ratio) = $19,000 x $8.41/$100 = $1,597.90.  

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