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California

Sales Tax Calculator of California for 2019

Calculation of the general sales taxes of California State for 2019

How 2019 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 2019 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 2019

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%, 9.25%, 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 8.235%

Rates changes

Some changes has been made in California for county, city and/or special rates in April, 2019 compared to 2019 Q1.

List of 5 California cities and their changes

City Name County Rate City Rate Special Rate
Culver City0.25%0.75% (+0.25%) 3.25%
Lawndale0.25%0.75% (+0.75%) 3.25%
Santa Fe Springs0.25%1% (+1%) 3.25%
Seal Beach0.25%1% (+1%) 1.5%
Surfside0.25%1% (+1%) 1.5%

Other 2019 sales tax fact for California

As of 2019, there is 95 out of 1255 cities in California that charge city sales tax for a ratio of 7.57%.

There is also 294 out of 2793 zip codes in California that are being charged city sales tax for a ratio of 10.526%.

Last sales taxes rates update

The last rates update has been made on April 2019.

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