California Sales Tax Rates: San Mateo County
San Mateo County, California Sales Tax Rate 2021 Up to 9.875%
A county-wide sales tax rate of 0.25% is applicable to localities in San Mateo County, in addition to the 6% California sales tax.Some cities and local governments in San Mateo County collect additional local sales taxes, which can be as high as 3.625%.
Here's how San Mateo County's maximum sales tax rate of 9.875% compares to other counties around the United States:
- Higher maximum sales tax than 95% of California counties
- Higher maximum sales tax than 95% of counties nationwide
Tax Rates By City in San Mateo 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 San Mateo County collects an additional 0.25%, so the minimum sales tax rate in San Mateo 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 San Mateo County, including all local taxes.
|City||Sales Tax Rate||Tax Jurisdiction|
|Daly City||9.875%||Daly City|
|Redwood City||9.875%||Redwood City|
|San Mateo||9.625%||San Mateo|
|South San Francisco||9.875%||South San Francisco|
|Burlingame||9.625%||San Mateo County District Tax Sp|
|San Bruno||9.875%||San Bruno|
|Menlo Park||9.375%||Menlo Park|
|San Mateo||9.375%||Foster City|
|San Carlos||9.375%||San Carlos|
|Half Moon Bay||9.375%||Half Moon Bay|
|Portola Valley||9.375%||San Mateo|
|El Granada||9.375%||San Mateo County|
|Montara||9.375%||San Mateo County|
|Moss Beach||9.375%||San Mateo County|
|Pescadero||9.375%||San Mateo County|
|La Honda||9.375%||San Mateo County|
|Loma Mar||9.375%||San Mateo County|
|San Gregorio||9.375%||San Mateo County|
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San Mateo County, California has a maximum sales tax rate of 9.875% and an approximate population of 582,010.
Sales tax rates in San Mateo County are determined by fifteen different tax jurisdictions, Belmont, San Mateo County, San Mateo, Brisbane, Millbrae, Pacifica, Daly City, San Bruno, Foster City, San Mateo County District Tax Sp, Menlo Park, San Carlos, Redwood City, Half Moon Bay and South San Francisco.
Back to California Sales Tax Handbook Sales tax rates for San Mateo County are current as of October 2021