California Sales Tax Rates: Santa Barbara County
Santa Barbara County, California Sales Tax Rate 2016 Up to 8.25%
A county-wide sales tax rate of 0.25% is applicable to localities in Santa Barbara County, in addition to the 6.25% California sales tax.Some cities and local governments in Santa Barbara County collect additional local sales taxes, which can be as high as 1.75%.
Here's how Santa Barbara County's maximum sales tax rate of 8.25% compares to other counties around the United States:
- Higher maximum sales tax than 53% of California counties
- Higher maximum sales tax than 80% of counties nationwide
Tax Rates By City in Santa Barbara 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 6.25% sales tax and Santa Barbara County collects an additional 0.25%, so the minimum sales tax rate in Santa Barbara County is 6.5% (not including any city or special district taxes). This table shows the total sales tax rates for all cities and towns in Santa Barbara County, including all local taxes.
|City||Sales Tax Rate||Tax Jurisdiction|
|Santa Barbara||8.00%||Santa Barbara County|
|Santa Maria||8.25%||Santa Maria|
|Lompoc||8.00%||Santa Barbara County|
|Santa Maria||8.00%||Santa Barbara County|
|Goleta||8.00%||Santa Barbara County|
|Carpinteria||8.00%||Santa Barbara County|
|Solvang||8.00%||Santa Barbara County|
|Santa Ynez||8.00%||Santa Barbara County|
|Buellton||8.00%||Santa Barbara County|
|Los Alamos||8.00%||Santa Barbara County|
|Los Olivos||8.00%||Santa Barbara County|
|Summerland||8.00%||Santa Barbara County|
|New Cuyama||8.00%||Santa Barbara County|
|Casmalia||8.00%||Santa Barbara County|
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Santa Barbara County, California has a maximum sales tax rate of 8.25% and an approximate population of 314,289.
Sales tax rates in Santa Barbara County are determined by three different tax jurisdictions, Santa Barbara County, Guadalupe and Santa Maria.
Back to California Sales Tax Handbook Sales tax rates for Santa Barbara County are current as of October 2016