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California Sales and Use Tax Rate Change, 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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Area New Code Old Rate New Rate
Albany (Alameda Co) 299 9.00% 9.50%
Capitola (Santa Cruz Co) 335 8.50% 8.75%
Carmel (Monterey Co) 315 7.50% 8.50%
City of Commerce (LA Co) 307 9.00% 9.50%
Culver City (LA Co) 305 9.00% 9.50%
Fairfield (Solano Co) 337 7.625% 8.625%
Grass Valley (Nevada Co) 318 7.625% 8.125%
Half Moon Bay (San Mateo Co) 330 8.50% 9.50%
Healdsburg (Sonoma Co) 343 8.25% 8.75%
La Mirada (LA Co) 309 9.00% 10.00%
Lathrop (San Joaquin Co) 324 8.00% 9.00%
Moraga (Contra Costa Co) 301 8.50% 9.50%
Nevada City (Nevada Co) 320 8.125% 8.50%
Orinda (Contra Costa Co) 303 8.50% 9.00%
Paso Robles (San Luis Obispo Co) 325 7.50% 8.00%
Rio Vista (Solano Co) 339 7.625% 8.375%
Sacramento (Sacramento Co) 322 8.00% 8.50%
Sebastopol (Sonoma Co) 345 8.50% 9.00%
Vacaville (Solano Co) 341 7.625% 7.875%
Marin County 311 8.25% 8.50%
** Fairfax 314 8.75% 9.00%
** Novato 313 8.75% 9.00%
** San Rafael 312 8.75% 9.00%
San Mateo County 327 8.50% 9.00%
** San Mateo 328 8.75% 9.25%
Santa Clara County 332 8.625% 8.75%
** Campbell 333 8.875% 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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Gail Cole
Avalara Author
Gail Cole
Gail Cole
Avalara Author Gail Cole
Gail began researching and writing about sales tax in 2012 and has been fascinated with it ever since. She has a penchant for uncovering unusual tax facts, and endeavors to make complex sales tax laws more digestible for both experts and laypeople.