Sales Tax To Rise 1 Percent on Wednesday
Sales tax in the state of California will be increasing one percent on Wednesday, April 1, 2009.
It’s part of February’s budget plan approved by the state Legislature and signed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger.
The tax may expire in 2011 or 2012, depending on whether California voters approve Proposition 1A in May.
From our current rate of 8.25 percent, the sales tax is rising to as much as 10.25 percent in certain parts of California.
NEW SALES TAX RATES IN CALIFORNIA CITIES AND COUNTIES
Most of Los Angeles County: ~ 9.25%
In the cities of Pico Rivera and South Gate in LA County: 10.25%
Alameda County: 9.75 percent sales tax
San Francisco: 9.5 percent sales tax
San Mateo County: 9.25 percent sales tax
Napa County: 8.75 percent sales tax
Solano County: 8.38 percent sales tax
most of Contra Costa County: 9.25 percent sales tax
In the cities of Richmond, Pinole and El Cerrito: 9.75%
most of Santa Clara Count: 9.25 percent
In the city of Campbell” 9.5 percent sales tax
Marin and Sonoma counties: 9 percent sales tax
city of San Rafael : 9.5 percent sales tax
cities of Santa Rosa and Sebastopol: 9.25% sales tax