California Sales Tax Rates By City and County
California has a statewide sales tax of 6%. Municipal governments in California are allowed to collect local sales taxes, so the total sales tax rate varies between cities, counties, and special districts. Including these local taxes, the minimum sales tax rate in California is 6% in San Quentin, and the maximum sales tax is 10.5% in Santa Fe Springs. You can call the CA Board of Equalization with any sales tax questions toll-free at (800) 400-7115.
California Sales Tax Calculator
You can use this simple California sales tax calculator to determine the sales tax owed, and total price including tax, by entering the applicable sales tax rate and the purchase price of the item. California's base sales tax rate of 6% is set by default.
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Protip: Print out a free 6% sales tax table for quick sales tax calculations!
- Cities or counties marked with the † symbol have a local sales tax levied by that municipality
- One or more local California sales tax rates have been changed as of March 2019