California Sales Tax Rates: Santa Barbara County
Santa Barbara County, California Sales Tax Rate 2021 Up to 9%
A county-wide sales tax rate of 0.25% is applicable to localities in Santa Barbara County, in addition to the 6% California sales tax.Some cities and local governments in Santa Barbara County collect additional local sales taxes, which can be as high as 2.75%.
Here's how Santa Barbara County's maximum sales tax rate of 9% compares to other counties around the United States:
- Higher maximum sales tax than 71% of California counties
- Higher maximum sales tax than 86% 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% sales tax and Santa Barbara County collects an additional 0.25%, so the minimum sales tax rate in Santa Barbara 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 Santa Barbara County, including all local taxes.
|City||Sales Tax Rate||Tax Jurisdiction|
|Santa Barbara||8.75%||Santa Barbara|
|Santa Maria||8.75%||Santa Maria|
|Lompoc||8.75%||Lompoc Tourism Improvement District|
|Santa Barbara||7.75%||Santa Barbara South Coast Tourism Business Improvement Area|
|Santa Maria||7.75%||Santa Barbara County|
|Santa Ynez||7.75%||Santa Barbara County District Tax Sp|
|Lompoc||7.75%||Santa Barbara County|
|Los Alamos||7.75%||Santa Barbara County District Tax Sp|
|Los Olivos||7.75%||Santa Barbara County District Tax Sp|
|Summerland||7.75%||Santa Barbara South Coast Tourism Business Improvement Area|
|New Cuyama||7.75%||Santa Barbara County|
|Casmalia||7.75%||Santa Barbara County|
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Santa Barbara County, California has a maximum sales tax rate of 9% and an approximate population of 314,289.
Sales tax rates in Santa Barbara County are determined by eleven different tax jurisdictions, Goleta, Santa Barbara County, Lompoc Tourism Improvement District, Solvang, Buellton, Guadalupe, Santa Barbara County District Tax Sp, Santa Barbara South Coast Tourism Business Improvement Area, Carpinteria, Santa Maria and Santa Barbara.
Back to California Sales Tax Handbook Sales tax rates for Santa Barbara County are current as of July 2021