San Mateo County California Sales Tax Rate 2021 California Sales Tax Rates: San Mateo County


San Mateo County, California Sales Tax Rate 2021 Up to 9.875%

The San Mateo County Sales Tax is 0.25%

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
Last updated October 2021

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
Pacifica 9.375% Pacifica
San Mateo 9.375% Foster City
San Carlos 9.375% San Carlos
Belmont 9.875% Belmont
Millbrae 9.375% Millbrae
Half Moon Bay 9.375% Half Moon Bay
Portola Valley 9.375% San Mateo
Atherton 9.375% San Mateo
Brisbane 9.375% Brisbane
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.

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