Santa Cruz County California Sales Tax Rate 2022 California Sales Tax Rates: Santa Cruz County

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Santa Cruz County, California Sales Tax Rate 2022 Up to 9.75%

The Santa Cruz County Sales Tax is 0.25%

A county-wide sales tax rate of 0.25% is applicable to localities in Santa Cruz County, in addition to the 6% California sales tax.

Some cities and local governments in Santa Cruz County collect additional local sales taxes, which can be as high as 3.5%.

Here's how Santa Cruz County's maximum sales tax rate of 9.75% compares to other counties around the United States:

  •   Higher maximum sales tax than 84% of California counties
  •   Higher maximum sales tax than 90% of counties nationwide
Last updated May 2022

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

City Sales Tax Rate Tax Jurisdiction
Watsonville 9.25% Watsonville
Santa Cruz 9.25% Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz 9.75% Scotts Valley
Aptos 9% Santa Cruz County Tourism Marketing District
Scotts Valley 9.75% Scotts Valley
Soquel 9% Santa Cruz County Tourism Marketing District
Capitola 9% Santa Cruz County Tourism Marketing District
Boulder Creek 9% Santa Cruz County Tourism Marketing District
Freedom 9.25% Watsonville
Felton 9% Santa Cruz County Tourism Marketing District
Ben Lomond 9% Santa Cruz County Tourism Marketing District
Davenport 9% Santa Cruz County Tourism Marketing District
Brookdale 9% Santa Cruz County Tourism Marketing District
Mount Hermon 9% Santa Cruz County Tourism Marketing District

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Santa Cruz County, California has a maximum sales tax rate of 9.75% and an approximate population of 211,945.

Sales tax rates in Santa Cruz County are determined by four different tax jurisdictions, Santa Cruz County Tourism Marketing District, Watsonville, Santa Cruz and Scotts Valley.


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