California Sales Tax Rates: Kern County
Kern County, California Sales Tax Rate 2021 Up to 8.25%
A county-wide sales tax rate of 0.25% is applicable to localities in Kern County, in addition to the 6% California sales tax.Some cities and local governments in Kern County collect additional local sales taxes, which can be as high as 2%.
Here's how Kern County's maximum sales tax rate of 8.25% compares to other counties around the United States:
- Lower maximum sales tax than 50% of California counties
- Higher maximum sales tax than 78% of counties nationwide
Tax Rates By City in Kern 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% sales tax and Kern County collects an additional 0.25%, so the minimum sales tax rate in Kern 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 Kern County, including all local taxes.
|City||Sales Tax Rate||Tax Jurisdiction|
|California City||7.25%||California City|
|Lake Isabella||7.25%||Kern County|
|Frazier Park||7.25%||Kern County|
|Lost Hills||7.25%||Kern County|
|Pine Mountain Club||7.25%||Kern County|
|Wofford Heights||7.25%||Kern County|
|Mc Kittrick||7.25%||Kern County|
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Kern County, California has a maximum sales tax rate of 8.25% and an approximate population of 557,256.
Sales tax rates in Kern County are determined by eleven different tax jurisdictions, Kern County, Taft, Arvin, Wasco, Delano, Maricopa, Tehachapi, Mcfarland, Ridgecrest, Bakersfield and California City.
Back to California Sales Tax Handbook Sales tax rates for Kern County are current as of January 2021