Posted on March 13, 2012
State Board of Equalization announced local sales and use tax rate increases
The California State Board of Equalization has announced increases to a number of local sales and use tax rates effective October 1, 2012.
Of the eight counties listed, all experienced an increase in rates. Rate changes ranged from 0.25% to 1% compared to the old rates.
California SBE Special Tax Notice Number L-321, dated 9/1/2012, details the jurisdictions and their new rates. Additionally, Solano County extended its present tax rate through September 30, 2030. Stanislaus County extended it current tax rate through June 30, 2018.
What are the Rates?
Area New Acronym New Code Old Rate New Rate
City of Hercules (Contra Costa County) HTGT 286 8.25% 8.75%
City of Pittsburg (Contra Costa County) PPTG 288 8.25% 8.75%
City of San Pablo (Contra Costa County) SPGT 290 8.25% 8.75%
City of Ridgecrest (Kern County) RTGT 291 7.25% 8.00%
City of Greenfield (Monterey County) GFGT 293 7.25% 8.25%
City of Soledad (Monterey County) STEG 292 7.25% 8.25%
City of Santa Maria (St.Barbara County) SMAG 295 7.75% 8.00%
City of Sonoma (Sonoma County) SOGT 297 8.00% 8.50%
Solano County extended its existing rate through September 30, 2030
Stanislaus County extended its existing rate through June 30, 2018
Where is the Full Publication?
For more information regarding California SBE Special Tax Notice Number L-321, go to www.boe.ca.gov.