As the saying goes, the only sure things in life are death and taxes -- which is why it's important to understand your rights and obligations in that regard. Welcome to FindLaw's section covering the tax laws of Nevada, with plain-language summaries of the laws and procedures for taxpayers in the Silver State. While Nevada does not levy a personal income tax, the state makes up for it with some of the highest retail sales tax rates in the nation. Nevada also does not collect taxes on estates. Included in this section is an article detailing the retail sales tax rate, in addition to excise taxes on items such as gasoline and liquor. Click on a link below to learn more about Nevada tax laws.