California Sales Tax Rates: Santa Cruz County
Santa Cruz 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 Cruz County, in addition to the 6.25% California sales tax.Some cities and local governments in Santa Cruz County collect additional local sales taxes, which can be as high as 2.5%.
Here's how Santa Cruz 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 Cruz 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 Cruz County collects an additional 0.25%, so the minimum sales tax rate in Santa Cruz 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 Cruz County, including all local taxes.
|City||Sales Tax Rate||Tax Jurisdiction|
|Santa Cruz||8.75%||Santa Cruz|
|Santa Cruz||8.25%||Santa Cruz County|
|Aptos||8.25%||Santa Cruz County|
|Scotts Valley||8.75%||Scotts Valley|
|Soquel||8.25%||Santa Cruz County|
|Boulder Creek||8.25%||Santa Cruz County|
|Felton||8.25%||Santa Cruz County|
|Ben Lomond||8.25%||Santa Cruz County|
|Davenport||8.25%||Santa Cruz County|
|Brookdale||8.25%||Santa Cruz County|
|Mount Hermon||8.25%||Santa Cruz County|
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Santa Cruz County, California has a maximum sales tax rate of 9.00% and an approximate population of 211,945.
Sales tax rates in Santa Cruz County are determined by five different tax jurisdictions, Santa Cruz County, Watsonville, Capitola, Santa Cruz and Scotts Valley.
Back to California Sales Tax Handbook Sales tax rates for Santa Cruz County are current as of October 2016