Starting April 1, 2023, Carlton County will have a 0.5% sales and use tax. The Minnesota Department of Revenue will administer this tax. Revenues will fund the projects identified in Ordinance No. 38.
The 0.5% sales tax applies to retail sales made into Carlton County. This tax is in addition to the 0.5% Carlton County Transit Tax that began April 1st, 2015 that the Department already administers. The use tax applies to taxable items used in Carlton County if the local sales tax was not paid.