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California Statewide Sales and Use Tax Rate
California has many special taxing jurisdictions (districts), which are funded by a transactions (sales) and use tax rate that is added to the standard statewide rate of 7.50%, effective January 1, 2013. The tax rates for these districts range from 0.10% to 1.00% per district. In some areas, there is more than one district tax in effect. In others, there is no district tax in effect.
Please Note: Some communities located within a county or a city may not be listed. If you are in doubt about the correct rate or if you cannot find a community, please call our toll-free number 1-800-400-7115 (TTY:711) or call the local Board of Equalization (BOE) office near you for assistance.
Sellers are required to report and pay the applicable district taxes for your taxable sales and purchases. For more information see:
How can you receive BOE notices via email?
By giving the State Board of Equalization your account email address, they can send you periodic notices and updates which are specific to you or your business in a timely and cost efficient manner. You may add or update your account email address when you login as a registered eClient and select the Maintain Your Sales and Use Tax Account link. To register or to login as an eClient, begin by selecting the eServices tab at www.boe.ca.gov. You may also complete and send to us form BOE-345-WEB, Notice of Business Change.
How can you get more information?
Please visit the BOE website at www.boe.ca.gov or call our Taxpayer Information Section at 800-400-7115 (TTY: 711). Customer service representatives are available weekdays from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Pacific time), except state holidays.