California Sales Tax Rates: Alameda County
Alameda County, California Sales Tax Rate 2020 Up to 9.75%
A county-wide sales tax rate of 0.25% is applicable to localities in Alameda County, in addition to the 6.00% California sales tax.Some cities and local governments in Alameda County collect additional local sales taxes, which can be as high as 3.5%.
Here's how Alameda County's maximum sales tax rate of 9.75% compares to other counties around the United States:
- Higher maximum sales tax than 98% of California counties
- Higher maximum sales tax than 95% of counties nationwide
Tax Rates By City in Alameda County, California
The total sales tax rate in any given location can be broken down into state, county, city, and special district rates. California has a 6.00% sales tax and Alameda County collects an additional 0.25%, so the minimum sales tax rate in Alameda County is 6.25% (not including any city or special district taxes). This table shows the total sales tax rates for all cities and towns in Alameda County, including all local taxes.
|City||Sales Tax Rate||Tax Jurisdiction|
|San Leandro||9.75%||San Leandro|
|Berkeley||9.25%||Berkeley Tourism Business Improvement District|
|Union City||9.75%||Union City|
|Castro Valley||9.25%||Alameda County|
|San Lorenzo||9.25%||Alameda County|
|Sunol||9.25%||Tri Valley Tourism Marketing District|
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Alameda County, California has a maximum sales tax rate of 9.75% and an approximate population of 1,185,919.
Sales tax rates in Alameda County are determined by fifteen different tax jurisdictions, Tri Valley Tourism Marketing District, Albany, Dublin, Newark, Alameda, Fremont, Hayward, Oakland, Berkeley Tourism Business Improvement District, Livermore, Emeryville, Pleasanton, Union City, San Leandro and Alameda County.
Back to California Sales Tax Handbook Sales tax rates for Alameda County are current as of January 2020