California Sales Tax Rates: Santa Clara County
Santa Clara County, California Sales Tax Rate 2020 Up to 9.25%
A county-wide sales tax rate of 0.25% is applicable to localities in Santa Clara County, in addition to the 6% 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 90% 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% 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|
|Palo Alto||9%||Palo Alto|
|Santa Clara||9%||Santa Clara|
|Mountain View||9%||Mountain View|
|San Jose||9.25%||San Jose Convention Center Facility District Zone 1|
|Gilroy||9%||Gilroy Tourism Business Improvement District|
|Los Altos||9%||Los Altos|
|Morgan Hill||9%||Morgan Hill Tbid|
|Los Gatos||9.125%||Los Gatos|
|Santa Clara||9%||Santa Clara Community Facilities District Stj|
|San Jose||9.25%||San Jose Hotel Business Improvement District (Zone A)|
|Los Gatos||9%||Santa Cruz County Tourism Marketing District|
|San Martin||9%||Santa Clara County|
|Stanford||9%||Santa Clara County|
|Alviso||9.25%||San Jose Convention Center Facility District Zone 2|
|Coyote||9.25%||San Jose Convention Center Facility District Zone 2|
|Holy City||9%||Santa Clara County|
|Mountain View||9%||Santa Clara County|
|Mount Hamilton||9%||Santa Clara County|
|Redwood Estates||9%||Santa Clara County|
California Sales Tax Rates by Zip Code:
Need an updated list of California sales tax rates for your business? Download our California sales tax database!
Santa Clara County, California has a maximum sales tax rate of 9.25% and an approximate population of 775,104.
Sales tax rates in Santa Clara County are determined by eighteen different tax jurisdictions, San Jose Convention Center Facility District Zone 2, Gilroy Tourism Business Improvement District, Campbell, Milpitas, San Jose Convention Center Facility District Zone 1, San Jose Hotel Business Improvement District (Zone A), Saratoga, Santa Clara County, Cupertino, Los Altos, Los Gatos, Santa Cruz County Tourism Marketing District, Palo Alto, Sunnyvale, Morgan Hill Tbid, Santa Clara, Santa Clara Community Facilities District Stj and Mountain View.
Back to California Sales Tax Handbook Sales tax rates for Santa Clara County are current as of December 2020