California sales tax rate changes, October 2017
- Sales Tax Rate Changes
- Aug 25, 2017 | Gail Cole
Numerous sales and use tax rate changes are scheduled to take effect in California on Oct. 1, 2017.
City tax rate changes
- Corcoran (Kings County): up 1% to 8.25%
- Lindsay (Tulare County): up 1% to 8.75%
- San Pablo (Contra Costa County): down 0.25% to 8.75%
- Seaside (Monterey County): up 0.5% to 9.25%
County tax rate changes
The rate in Los Angeles County is increasing by 0.25% due to the passage of Measure H, which will raise revenue for homeless services and prevention programs throughout the county. This will bring the rate in unincorporated Los Angeles County and incorporated cities lacking a district tax to 9.5%. See the California State Board of Equalization for a list of affected cities.
The Los Angeles County rate increase also affects the following cities (listed with new rates):
- Avalon: 10%
- Commerce: 10%
- Culver City: 10%
- Downey: 10%
- El Monte: 10%
- Inglewood: 10%
- San Fernando: 10%
- South El Monte: 10%
Rates in Compton, La Mirada, Long Beach, Lynwood, Pico Rivera, Santa Monica, and South Gate, which are also in Los Angeles County, will not increase because they are already at the maximum combined district rate of 10.25%. In the event a local tax in any of these cities expires or is repealed, the 0.25% rate increase imposed by Measure H will kick in. Measure H is set to expire Sept. 30, 2027.
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