California Sales Tax Rates: Santa Clara County
Santa Clara County, California Sales Tax Rate 2016 Up to 9.00%
A county-wide sales tax rate of 0.25% is applicable to localities in Santa Clara County, in addition to the 6.25% California sales tax.Some cities and local governments in Santa Clara County collect additional local sales taxes, which can be as high as 2.5%.
Here's how Santa Clara County's maximum sales tax rate of 9.00% compares to other counties around the United States:
- Higher maximum sales tax than 88% of California counties
- Higher maximum sales tax than 88% of counties nationwide
Tax Rates By City in Santa Clara 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 Clara County collects an additional 0.25%, so the minimum sales tax rate in Santa Clara 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 Clara County, including all local taxes.
|City||Sales Tax Rate||Tax Jurisdiction|
|San Jose||9.00%||San Jose|
|Sunnyvale||8.75%||Santa Clara County|
|Santa Clara||8.75%||Santa Clara County|
|Palo Alto||8.75%||Santa Clara County|
|Mountain View||8.75%||Santa Clara County|
|Milpitas||8.75%||Santa Clara County|
|Cupertino||8.75%||Santa Clara County|
|Gilroy||8.75%||Santa Clara County|
|Los Altos||8.75%||Santa Clara County|
|Morgan Hill||8.75%||Santa Clara County|
|Los Gatos||8.75%||Santa Clara County|
|Saratoga||8.75%||Santa Clara County|
|Los Gatos||8.25%||Santa Cruz County|
|San Martin||8.75%||Santa Clara County|
|Stanford||8.75%||Santa Clara County|
|Coyote||8.75%||Santa Clara County|
|Mount Hamilton||8.75%||Santa Clara County|
|Redwood Estates||8.75%||Santa Clara County|
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Santa Clara County, California has a maximum sales tax rate of 9.00% and an approximate population of 1,475,189.
Sales tax rates in Santa Clara County are determined by four different tax jurisdictions, San Jose, Santa Clara County, Campbell and Santa Cruz County.
Back to California Sales Tax Handbook Sales tax rates for Santa Clara County are current as of October 2016