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Atwater California Sales Tax Rate Change, July 2013


 New tax for Atwater, California. Effective July 1, 2013.

The City of Atwater, in Merced County, California, will have a new district tax, effective July 1, 2013.

The tax increase was approved by voters during a special election in early March. Measure H authorizes “a ½ cent transactions and use tax for special purposes.” The tax is to “preserve the City’s long-term financial stability and maintain public safety services, including police patrols and fire protection; 911 emergency response; rapid response to gang violence, robberies and burglaries; park safety; youth….”

The tax is “for the term of up to ten (10) years, with all funds to be spent locally….”

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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.