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California Sales Tax Rate Changes, October 2014


 Sales tax rates are going up.

Local sales tax rates are going up in California, effective October 1, 2014.  Not all of them, but a healthy handful.

Rate increases are scheduled for the following areas:

  • City of Anderson (Shasta County): up 0.5% to 8%.
  • City of Cotali (Sonoma County): up 0.5% to 9.25%.
  • City of Davis (Yolo County): up 0.5% to 8.5%.
  • City of Hayward (Alameda County): up 0.5% to 9.5%.
  • City of San Pablo (Contra Costa County): up 0.25% to 9.25%.
  • City of Watsonville (Santa Cruz County): up 0.5% to 9%.
  • Town of Truckee (Nevada County): up 0.25% to 8.375%.

Numerous tax rates have also been extended:

  • Alameda County: 9% rate extended to 6.30.2034.
  • City of Cathedral City (Riverside County): 9% rate extended indefinitely.
  • City of Woodland (Yolo County): 8.25% rate extended to 9.30.2014.

California State Board of Equalization.

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Sales tax rates, rules, and regulations change frequently. Although we hope you'll find this information helpful, this blog is for informational purposes only and does not provide legal or tax advice.
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.