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California

Reverse Sales Tax Calculator of California for 2020

Reverse calculation of the general sales taxes of California State for 2020

How 2020 Sales taxes are calculated in California

The state general sales tax rate of California is 6%. Cities and/or municipalities of California are allowed to collect their own rate that can get up to 1.75% in city sales tax.

Every 2020 combined rates mentioned above are the results of California state rate (6%), the county rate (0.25% to 1%), the California cities rate (0% to 1.75%), and in some case, special rate (0% to 3.25%).

The California's tax rate may change depending of the type of purchase. Some of the California tax type are: Consumers use, rental tax, sales tax, sellers use, lodgings tax and more.

Please refer to the California website for more sales taxes information.

California state rate(s) for 2020

6.5% is the smallest possible tax rate (Los Angeles, California)
7.25%, 7.375%, 7.5%, 7.75%, 7.875%, 7.975%, 8%, 8.125%, 8.25%, 8.375%, 8.475%, 8.5%, 8.725%, 8.75%, 8.875%, 8.975%, 9%, 9.125%, 9.225%, 9.25%, 9.5%, 9.75%, 10%, 10.25% are all the other possible sales tax rates of California cities.
10.5% is the highest possible tax rate (Santa Fe Springs, California)

The average combined rate of every zip code in California is 8.258%

Rates changes

Some changes has been made in California for county, city and/or special rates in current quarter of 2020 compared to 2020 Q2.

List of California cities and their changes (up to 15)

City Name County Rate City Rate Special Rate
Gardena0.25%0.75% (+0.75%) 3.25%
Whittier0.25%0.75% (+0.75%) 3.25%
Montebello0.25%0.75% (+0.75%) 3.25%
Norwalk0.25%0.75% (+0.75%) 3.25%
Lakewood0.25%0.75% (+0.75%) 3.25%
Paramount0.25%0.75% (+0.75%) 3.25%
Azusa0.25%0.75% (+0.75%) 3.25%
La Verne0.25%0.75% (+0.75%) 3.25%
Alhambra0.25%0.75% (+0.75%) 3.25%
Lompoc0.25%1% (+1%) 1.5%
Reedley0.25%1.25% (+0.75%) 1.725%
Carmel0.25%1.5% (+0.5%) 1.5%
Monterey0.25%1.5% (+0.5%) 1.5%
Emeryville0.25%0.25% (+0.25%) 3%
Scotts Valley0.25%1.25% (+0.75%) 2.25%
Gardena0.25%0.75% (+0.75%) 3.25%
Whittier0.25%0.75% (+0.75%) 3.25%
Montebello0.25%0.75% (+0.75%) 3.25%
Norwalk0.25%0.75% (+0.75%) 3.25%
Lakewood0.25%0.75% (+0.75%) 3.25%
Paramount0.25%0.75% (+0.75%) 3.25%
Azusa0.25%0.75% (+0.75%) 3.25%
La Verne0.25%0.75% (+0.75%) 3.25%
Alhambra0.25%0.75% (+0.75%) 3.25%
Lompoc0.25%1% (+1%) 1.5%
Reedley0.25%1.25% (+0.75%) 1.725%
Carmel0.25%1.5% (+0.5%) 1.5%
Monterey0.25%1.5% (+0.5%) 1.5%
Emeryville0.25%0.25% (+0.25%) 3%
Scotts Valley0.25%1.25% (+0.75%) 2.25%

Other 2020 sales tax fact for California

As of 2020, there is 99 out of 1255 cities in California that charge city sales tax for a ratio of 7.888%.

There is also 300 out of 2793 zip codes in California that are being charged city sales tax for a ratio of 10.741%.

Last sales taxes rates update

The last rates update has been made on July 2020.

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