Santa Clara County California Sales Tax Rate 2018 California Sales Tax Rates: Santa Clara County


Santa Clara County, California Sales Tax Rate 2018 Up to 9.25%

The Santa Clara County Sales Tax is 0.25%

A county-wide sales tax rate of 0.25% is applicable to localities in Santa Clara County, in addition to the 6.00% California sales tax.

Some cities and local governments in Santa Clara County collect additional local sales taxes, which can be as high as 3%.

Here's how Santa Clara County's maximum sales tax rate of 9.25% compares to other counties around the United States:

  •   Higher maximum sales tax than 93% of California counties
  •   Higher maximum sales tax than 89% of counties nationwide
Last updated March 2018

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 6.00% sales tax and Santa Clara County collects an additional 0.25%, so the minimum sales tax rate in Santa Clara 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 Clara County, including all local taxes.

City Sales Tax Rate Tax Jurisdiction
San Jose 9.25% San Jose
Sunnyvale 9.00% Santa Clara County
Santa Clara 9.00% Santa Clara County
Palo Alto 9.00% Santa Clara County
Mountain View 9.00% Santa Clara County
Milpitas 9.00% Santa Clara County
Cupertino 9.00% Santa Clara County
Gilroy 9.00% Santa Clara County
Los Altos 9.00% Santa Clara County
Campbell 9.25% Campbell
Morgan Hill 9.00% Santa Clara County
Los Gatos 9.00% Santa Clara County
Saratoga 9.00% Santa Clara County
Los Gatos 8.50% Santa Cruz County
San Martin 9.00% Santa Clara County
Stanford 9.00% Santa Clara County
Alviso 9.25% San Jose
Palo Alto 8.50% San Francisco County
Coyote 9.25% San Jose
New Almaden 9.00% Santa Clara County
Mount Hamilton 9.00% Santa Clara County
Redwood Estates 9.00% Santa Clara County

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Santa Clara County, California has a maximum sales tax rate of 9.25% and an approximate population of 1,476,135.

Sales tax rates in Santa Clara County are determined by five different tax jurisdictions, San Jose, Santa Clara County, Campbell, Santa Cruz County and San Francisco County.

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