The California state sales tax rate will drop from 7.5% to 7.25% on January 1, 2017.
Proposition 30, approved by voters in 2012, increased the state sales and use tax rate for a period of four years, from January 1, 2013 through December 31, 2016. The Schools and Local Public Safety Protection Act of 2012 also raised income tax for the highest end of the income scale. In November 2016, voters approved extending the personal income tax increase through 2030. Additional information.
A state sales and use tax rate change impacts all local tax rates. Tax automation software helps businesses of all sizes in all states facilitate tax compliance. Learn more.