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California

Sales Tax Calculator of California for 2016

Calculation of the general sales taxes of California State for 2016

How 2016 Sales taxes are calculated in California

The state general sales tax rate of California is 6.5%. Cities and/or municipalities of California are allowed to collect their own rate that can get up to 1.5% in city sales tax.

Every 2016 combined rates mentioned above are the results of California state rate (6.5%), the county rate (1%), the California cities rate (0% to 1.5%), and in some case, special rate (0% to 2%).

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 2016

6.5% is the smallest possible tax rate (Los Angeles, California)
7.5%, 7.63%, 7.75%, 7.88%, 8%, 8.13%, 8.23%, 8.25%, 8.38%, 8.5%, 8.63%, 8.73%, 8.75%, 8.98%, 9%, 9.13%, 9.23%, 9.25%, 9.5% are all the other possible sales tax rates of California cities.
10% is the highest possible tax rate (South Gate, California)

The average combined rate of every zip code in California is 8.171%

Other 2016 sales tax fact for California

As of 2016, there is 35 out of 1255 cities in California that charge city sales tax for a ratio of 2.789%.

There is also 78 out of 2793 zip code in California that are beeing charged city sales tax for a ratio of 2.793%.

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