San Francisco, California Sales Tax Tables 2016 California Sales Tax Rates: San Francisco

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San Francisco, California Sales Tax Rate 2016 8.75%

The San Francisco sales tax rate is 8.75%

Taxing Jurisdiction Rate
California state sales tax 6.25%
San Francisco County sales tax 0.25%
Special tax 2.25%
Combined Sales Tax: 8.75%
8.75% tax breakdown

Sales tax region name: San Francisco County.

Tax rates last updated in July 2016

Note: There is one additional tax district that applies to some areas geographically within San Francisco. Instead of the rates shown for the San Francisco County tax region above, the following tax rates apply to these specific areas:

Tax Jurisdiction Total Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax In These Zip Codes
San Mateo County 9.00% 6.25% 0.25% N/A 2.50% 94128

How does the San Francisco sales tax compare to the rest of CA?

  Higher sales tax than 83% of California localities
  1% lower than the maximum sales tax in CA

The 8.75% sales tax rate in San Francisco consists of 6.25% California state sales tax, 0.25% San Francisco County sales tax and 2.25% Special tax. There is no applicable city tax. You can print a 8.75% sales tax table here. For tax rates in other cities, see California sales taxes by city and county.

Historical Sales Tax Rates for San Francisco

Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
July 2016 8.75% 6.25% 0.25% N/A 2.25%
June 2016 8.75% 6.25% 0.25% N/A 2.25%
May 2016 8.75% 6.25% 0.25% N/A 2.25%
April 2016 8.75% 6.25% 0.25% N/A 2.25%
March 2016 8.75% 6.50% 1.00% N/A 1.25%
February 2016 8.75% 6.50% 1.00% N/A 1.25%
January 2016 8.75% 6.50% 1.00% N/A 1.25%
October 2016 8.75% 6.25% 0.25% N/A 2.25%
September 2016 8.75% 6.25% 0.25% N/A 2.25%
August 2016 8.75% 6.25% 0.25% N/A 2.25%
The following rates apply to the SAN MATEO COUNTY tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
October 2016 9.00% 6.25% 0.25% N/A 2.50%
September 2016 9.00% 6.25% 0.25% N/A 2.50%
August 2016 9.00% 6.25% 0.25% N/A 2.50%
July 2016 9.00% 6.25% 0.25% N/A 2.50%
June 2016 9.00% 6.25% 0.25% N/A 2.50%
May 2016 9.00% 6.25% 0.25% N/A 2.50%
April 2016 9.00% 6.25% 0.25% N/A 2.50%
March 2016 9.00% 6.50% 1.00% N/A 1.50%
February 2016 9.00% 6.50% 1.00% N/A 1.50%
January 2016 9.00% 6.50% 1.00% N/A 1.50%
The following rates apply to the SAN FRANCISCO COUNTY tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
June 2015 8.75% 6.50% 1.00% N/A 1.25%
May 2015 8.75% 6.50% 1.00% N/A 1.25%
April 2015 8.75% 6.50% 1.00% N/A 1.25%
March 2015 8.75% 6.50% 1.00% N/A 1.25%
February 2015 8.75% 6.50% 1.00% N/A 1.25%
January 2015 8.75% 6.50% 1.00% N/A 1.25%
December 2015 8.75% 6.50% 1.00% N/A 1.25%
November 2015 8.75% 6.50% 1.00% N/A 1.25%
October 2015 8.75% 6.50% 1.00% N/A 1.25%
September 2015 8.75% 6.50% 1.00% N/A 1.25%
August 2015 8.75% 6.50% 1.00% N/A 1.25%
July 2015 8.75% 6.50% 1.00% N/A 1.25%
The following rates apply to the SAN MATEO COUNTY tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
December 2015 9.00% 6.50% 1.00% N/A 1.50%
November 2015 9.00% 6.50% 1.00% N/A 1.50%
October 2015 9.00% 6.50% 1.00% N/A 1.50%
September 2015 9.00% 6.50% 1.00% N/A 1.50%
August 2015 9.00% 6.50% 1.00% N/A 1.50%
July 2015 9.00% 6.50% 1.00% N/A 1.50%
June 2015 9.00% 6.50% 1.00% N/A 1.50%
May 2015 9.00% 6.50% 1.00% N/A 1.50%
April 2015 9.00% 6.50% 1.00% N/A 1.50%
March 2015 9.00% 6.50% 1.00% N/A 1.50%
February 2015 9.00% 6.50% 1.00% N/A 1.50%
January 2015 9.00% 6.50% 1.00% N/A 1.50%

California Sales Tax Rates by Zip Code:

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The San Francisco, California sales tax rate of 8.75% applies to the following 42 zip codes: 94102, 94103, 94104, 94105, 94107, 94108, 94109, 94110, 94111, 94112, 94114, 94115, 94116, 94117, 94118, 94119, 94121, 94122, 94123, 94124, 94125, 94126, 94127, 94129, 94130, 94131, 94132, 94133, 94134, 94140, 94141, 94142, 94143, 94146, 94147, 94153, 94154, 94158, 94159, 94164, 94171 and 94188.

An alternative sales tax rate of 9.00% applies in the tax region San Mateo County, which appertains to zip code 94128.

There are approximately 628,908 people living in the San Francisco area. Remember that zip code boundaries don't always match up with political boundaries (like San Francisco or San Francisco County), so you shouldn't always rely on something as imprecise as zip codes to determine the sales tax rates at a given address.


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