Carmel California to Increase Local Sales Tax, April 2013.

Carmel California to Increase Local Sales Tax, April 2013.

UPDATE, 5.8.2014 Several California sales tax rates changed on April 1, 2014.

The California State Board of Equalization has announced a number of local sales and use tax rate changes, effective April 2013. These increases are voter approved.

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AreaNew CodeOld RateNew Rate
Albany (Alameda Co)2999.00%9.50%
Capitola (Santa Cruz Co)3358.50%8.75%
Carmel (Monterey Co)3157.50%8.50%
City of Commerce (LA Co) 3079.00%9.50%
Culver City (LA Co)3059.00%9.50%
Fairfield (Solano Co) 337 7.625%8.625%
Grass Valley (Nevada Co)3187.625%8.125%
Half Moon Bay (San Mateo Co)3308.50%9.50%
Healdsburg (Sonoma Co)3438.25%8.75%
La Mirada (LA Co)3099.00%10.00%
Lathrop (San Joaquin Co)3248.00%9.00%
Moraga (Contra Costa Co)3018.50%9.50%
Nevada City (Nevada Co)3208.125%8.50%
Orinda (Contra Costa Co)3038.50%9.00%
Paso Robles (San Luis Obispo Co)3257.50%8.00%
Rio Vista (Solano Co) 3397.625%8.375%
Sacramento (Sacramento Co) 3228.00%8.50%
Sebastopol (Sonoma Co) 3458.50%9.00%
Vacaville (Solano Co)3417.625%7.875%
Marin County3118.25%8.50%
** Fairfax3148.75%9.00%
** Novato3138.75%9.00%
** San Rafael 3128.75%9.00%
San Mateo County3278.50%9.00%
** San Mateo3288.75% 9.25%
Santa Clara County3328.625%8.75%
** Campbell3338.875% 9.00%

** Reflects a county-wide tax rate change.

Several other municipalities in California are also extending their current tax rates. These include the following:

  • Williams (Colusa Co) – indefinitely;
  • Trinidad (Huboldt Co) – through March 31, 2017;
  • Salinas (Montery Co) – indefinitely;
  • Hollister (San Benito Co) – through March 31, 2018; and
  • Fresno County – through March 31, 2029.

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