Santa Barbara, California Sales Tax Tables 2020 California Sales Tax Rates: Santa Barbara

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Santa Barbara, California Sales Tax Rate 2020 8.75%

The Santa Barbara sales tax rate is 8.75%

Taxing Jurisdiction Rate
California state sales tax 6.00%
Santa Barbara County sales tax 0.25%
Santa Barbara tax 1.00%
Special tax 1.50%
Combined Sales Tax: 8.75%
8.75% tax breakdown

Sales tax region name: Santa Barbara. Tax rates last updated in November 2020

Note: There are two additional tax districts that apply to some areas geographically within Santa Barbara. Instead of the rates shown for the Santa Barbara 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
Goleta 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5% 93160
Santa Barbara South Coast Tourism Business Improvement Area 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5% 93106, 93108, 93110, 93111, 93150

How does the Santa Barbara sales tax compare to the rest of CA?

  Higher sales tax than 80% of California localities
  0.75% lower than the maximum sales tax in CA

The 8.75% sales tax rate in Santa Barbara consists of 6% California state sales tax, 0.25% Santa Barbara County sales tax, 1% Santa Barbara tax and 1.5% Special 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 Santa Barbara

Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
November 2020 8.75% 6% 0.25% 1% 1.5%
October 2020 8.75% 6% 0.25% 1% 1.5%
September 2020 8.75% 6% 0.25% 1% 1.5%
August 2020 8.75% 6% 0.25% 1% 1.5%
July 2020 8.75% 6% 0.25% 1% 1.5%
June 2020 8.75% 6% 0.25% 1% 1.5%
May 2020 8.75% 6% 0.25% 1% 1.5%
April 2020 8.75% 6% 0.25% 1% 1.5%
March 2020 8.75% 6% 0.25% 1% 1.5%
February 2020 8.75% 6% 0.25% 1% 1.5%
January 2020 8.75% 6% 0.25% 1% 1.5%
The following rates apply to the SANTA BARBARA SOUTH COAST TOURISM BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT AREA tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
November 2020 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
October 2020 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
September 2020 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
August 2020 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
July 2020 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
June 2020 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
May 2020 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
April 2020 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
March 2020 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
February 2020 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
January 2020 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
The following rates apply to the GOLETA tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
November 2020 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
October 2020 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
September 2020 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
August 2020 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
July 2020 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
June 2020 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
May 2020 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
April 2020 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
March 2020 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
February 2020 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
January 2020 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
The following rates apply to the SANTA BARBARA COUNTY DISTRICT TAX SP tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
January 2019 8.75% 6% 0.25% 1% 1.5%
The following rates apply to the SANTA BARBARA tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
December 2019 8.75% 6% 0.25% 1% 1.5%
November 2019 8.75% 6% 0.25% 1% 1.5%
October 2019 8.75% 6% 0.25% 1% 1.5%
September 2019 8.75% 6% 0.25% 1% 1.5%
August 2019 8.75% 6% 0.25% 1% 1.5%
July 2019 8.75% 6% 0.25% 1% 1.5%
June 2019 8.75% 6% 0.25% 1% 1.5%
May 2019 8.75% 6% 0.25% 1% 1.5%
April 2019 8.75% 6% 0.25% 1% 1.5%
March 2019 8.75% 6% 0.25% 1% 1.5%
February 2019 8.75% 6% 0.25% 1% 1.5%
The following rates apply to the SANTA BARBARA SOUTH COAST TOURISM BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT AREA tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
December 2019 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
November 2019 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
October 2019 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
September 2019 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
August 2019 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
July 2019 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
June 2019 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
May 2019 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
April 2019 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
March 2019 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
The following rates apply to the SANTA BARBARA COUNTY tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
February 2019 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
January 2019 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
The following rates apply to the GOLETA tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
March 2019 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
February 2019 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
January 2019 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
December 2019 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
November 2019 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
October 2019 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
September 2019 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
August 2019 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
July 2019 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
June 2019 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
May 2019 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
April 2019 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
The following rates apply to the SANTA BARBARA COUNTY tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
March 2018 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
February 2018 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
January 2018 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
The following rates apply to the SANTA BARBARA COUNTY DISTRICT TAX SP tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
December 2018 8.75% 6% 0.25% 1% 1.5%
November 2018 8.75% 6% 0.25% 1% 1.5%
October 2018 8.75% 6% 0.25% 1% 1.5%
September 2018 8.75% 6% 0.25% 1% 1.5%
August 2018 8.75% 6% 0.25% 1% 1.5%
July 2018 8.75% 6% 0.25% 1% 1.5%
June 2018 8.75% 6% 0.25% 1% 1.5%
May 2018 8.75% 6% 0.25% 1% 1.5%
April 2018 8.75% 6% 0.25% 1% 1.5%
The following rates apply to the SANTA BARBARA COUNTY tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
October 2018 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
September 2018 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
August 2018 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
July 2018 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
June 2018 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
May 2018 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
April 2018 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
December 2018 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
November 2018 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
The following rates apply to the GOLETA tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
December 2018 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
November 2018 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
The following rates apply to the SANTA BARBARA COUNTY tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
December 2017 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
November 2017 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
October 2017 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
September 2017 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
August 2017 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
July 2017 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
June 2017 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
May 2017 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
April 2017 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
March 2017 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
February 2017 7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
January 2017   7.75% 6% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
December 2016 8% 6.25% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
November 2016 8% 6.25% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
October 2016 8% 6.25% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
September 2016 8% 6.25% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
August 2016 8% 6.25% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
July 2016 8% 6.25% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
June 2016 8% 6.25% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
May 2016 8% 6.25% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
April 2016 8% 6.25% 0.25% N/A 1.5%
March 2016 8% 6.5% 1% N/A 0.5%
February 2016 8% 6.5% 1% N/A 0.5%
January 2016 8% 6.5% 1% N/A 0.5%
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
December 2015 8% 6.5% 1% N/A 0.5%
November 2015 8% 6.5% 1% N/A 0.5%
October 2015 8% 6.5% 1% N/A 0.5%
September 2015 8% 6.5% 1% N/A 0.5%
August 2015 8% 6.5% 1% N/A 0.5%
July 2015 8% 6.5% 1% N/A 0.5%
June 2015 8% 6.5% 1% N/A 0.5%
May 2015 8% 6.5% 1% N/A 0.5%
April 2015 8% 6.5% 1% N/A 0.5%
March 2015 8% 6.5% 1% N/A 0.5%
February 2015 8% 6.5% 1% N/A 0.5%
The following rates apply to the SANTA BARBARA CO tax region (see note above)
Month Combined Tax State Tax County Tax City Tax Special Tax
January 2015 8% 6.5% 1% N/A 0.5%

California Sales Tax Rates by Zip Code:

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The Santa Barbara, California sales tax rate of 8.75% applies to the following ten zip codes: 93101, 93102, 93103, 93105, 93109, 93120, 93121, 93130, 93140 and 93190.

An alternative sales tax rate of 7.75% applies in the tax region Goleta, which appertains to zip code 93160.

An alternative sales tax rate of 7.75% applies in the tax region Santa Barbara South Coast Tourism Business Improvement Area, which appertains to zip codes 93106, 93108, 93110, 93111 and 93150.

There are approximately 68,801 people living in the Santa Barbara area. Remember that zip code boundaries don't always match up with political boundaries (like Santa Barbara or Santa Barbara 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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