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California sales tax rate changes, April 2017


 Many local sales and use tax rate increases to hit California on April 1, 2017.

Numerous local sales and use tax rate changes are set to take effect in California on April 1, 2017. Read on for the list.

City rate changes:

  • Belmont (San Mateo County) from 8.750% to 9.250%
  • Chula Vista (San Diego County) from 7.750% to 8.250%
  • Clearlake (Lake County) from 7.750% to 8.750%
  • Del Mar (San Diego County) from 7.750% to 8.750%
  • Downey (Los Angeles County) from 8.750% to 9.250%
  • East Palo Alto (San Mateo County) from 8.750% to 9.250%
  • El Centro (Imperial County) from 7.750% to 8.250%
  • Fairfax (Marin County) from 8.750% to 9.000%
  • Fortuna (Humboldt County) from 7.750% to 8.500%
  • Fountain Valley (Orange County) from 7.750% to 8.750%
  • Hemet (Riverside County) from 7.750% to 8.750%
  • Indio (Riverside County) from 7.750% to 8.750%
  • Isleton (Sacramento County) from 8.250% to 8.750%
  • La Palma (Orange County) from 7.750% to 8.750%
  • La Quinta (Riverside County) from 7.750% to 8.750%
  • Lakeport (Lake County) from 7.750% to 8.750%
  • Loomis (Placer County) from 7.250% to 7.500%
  • Lynwood (Los Angeles County) from 8.750% to 9.750%
  • Madera (Madera County) from 7.750% to 8.250%
  • Martinez (Contra Costa County) from 8.250% to 8.750%
  • Menifee (Riverside County) from 7.750% to 8.750%
  • Newark (Alameda County) from 9.250% to 9.750%
  • Orland (Glenn County) from 7.250% to 7.750%
  • Placerville (El Dorado County) from 7.750% to 8.250%
  • Pleasant Hill (Contra Costa County) from 8.250% to 8.750%
  • Ridgecrest (Kern County) from 8.000% to 8.250%
  • Riverside (Riverside County) from 7.750% to 8.750%
  • Santa Monica (Los Angeles County) from 9.250% to 9.750%
  • Santa Paula (Ventura County) from 7.250% to 8.250%
  • Helena (Napa County) from 7.750% to 8.250%
  • Stockton (San Joaquin County) from 8.750% to 9.000%
  • Suisun City (Solano County) from 7.375% to 8.375%
  • Temecula (Riverside County) from 7.750% to 8.750%
  • Tracy (San Joaquin County) from 7.750% to 8.250%
  • Ventura (Ventura County) from 7.250% to 7.750%
  • Visalia (Tulare County) from 8.000% to 8.500%
  • Wasco (Kern County) from 7.250% to 8.250%
  • West Sacramento (Yolo County) from 7.750% to 8.000%
  • Westminster (Orange County) from 7.750% to 8.750%
  • Yreka (Siskiyou County) from 7.250% to 7.750%
  • Yucca Valley (San Bernardino County) from 7.750% to 8.750%

County rate changes:

The rates below apply to all unincorporated areas and any cities lacking district taxes.

  • Merced County, from 7.250% to 7.750%
  • Monterey County, from 7.375% to 7.750%
  • Nevada County, from 7.375% to 7.500%
  • Santa Clara County, from 8.500% to 9.000%
  • Santa Cruz County, from 8.000% to 8.500%
  • Sonoma County, from 8.000% to 8.125%
  • Stanislaus County, from 7.375% to 7.875%

Additional information, including reporting codes, is available from the California State Board of Equalization.

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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.