California Sales Tax Rates: San Mateo County
San Mateo County, California Sales Tax Rate 2023 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 90% of California counties
- Higher maximum sales tax than 90% 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|
|South San Francisco||9.875%||Daly City|
|San Mateo||9.625%||San Mateo|
|San Bruno||9.875%||San Bruno|
|Menlo Park||9.875%||East Palo Alto|
|Pacifica||9.875%||South San Francisco|
|San Carlos||9.875%||Redwood City|
|Half Moon Bay||9.375%||Half Moon Bay Hotel Business Improvement District|
|Portola Valley||9.375%||San Mateo|
|Brisbane||9.875%||South San Francisco|
|El Granada||9.375%||San Mateo|
|Montara||9.375%||Half Moon Bay Hotel Business Improvement District|
|Moss Beach||9.375%||San Mateo|
|Pescadero||9.375%||Half Moon Bay Hotel Business Improvement District|
|La Honda||9.375%||San Mateo|
|Menlo Park||9.375%||San Mateo|
|South San Francisco||9.875%||South San Francisco|
|Loma Mar||9.375%||San Mateo|
|San Gregorio||9.375%||San Mateo|
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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 nine different tax jurisdictions, Belmont, Half Moon Bay Hotel Business Improvement District, San Mateo, South San Francisco, San Bruno, Daly City, Burlingame, East Palo Alto and Redwood City.
Back to California Sales Tax Handbook Sales tax rates for San Mateo County are current as of March 2023