California Sales Tax Rates and Calculator
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Simply enter an amount into our calculator above to estimate how much sales tax you'll likely see in California. Afterwards, hit calculate and projected results will then be shown right down here.
To see more detailed info and gain additional insight, continue reading below!
7.25% - 10.75%
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The base level state sales tax rate in the state of California is 6%. Additional sales tax is then added on depending on location by local government.
Putting everything together, the average cumulative sales tax rate in the state of California is 8.62% with a range that spans from 7.25% to 10.75%. This takes into account the rates on the state level, county level, city level, and special level.
The most populous county in California is Los Angeles County. As far as all counties go, the place with the highest sales tax rate is Alameda County and the place with the lowest sales tax rate is Alpine County.
The most populous location in California is Los Angeles. As far as cities, towns, and locations go, the place with the highest sales tax rate is Alameda and the place with the lowest sales tax rate is Adin.
The state of California contains around 2585 zip codes with the most populous one being 90011. The one with the highest sales tax rate is 94501 and the one with the lowest sales tax rate is 91319.
Scroll down for a full list of locations in California. If you want to directly search for a specific location, you can do so at the top of the page.
For more details, please consult with the official California government source below.
For income tax, please visit our California Income Tax Rates and Paycheck Calculator page.
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- The data here only represents the estimated common sales tax rate in this particular location. Exceptions may exist depending on the type of business, the type of product sold, and other factors.
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