Tax Rates for Maricopa, Kern, CA

Sales Tax
Maricopa City Sales Tax0.0%
Kern County Sales Tax1.25%
California State Sales Tax6.0%
Combined Sales Tax7.25%
Property Tax
Kern County Property Tax1.156%
California State Property Tax0.0%
Income Tax
Local Income Tax0%
California State Income Tax1% (<$7,850) to 13.30% (> $1m)

Source(s): http://www.boe.ca.gov

Sales Tax in Maricopa, CA

While the State of California only charges a 6% sales tax, there's also a state mandated 1.25% local rate, bringing the minimum sales tax rate in the state up to 7.25%.

As you would imagine, with a combined city/county sales tax rate of 1.25%, Maricopa comes in on the low end for sales taxes in California. In fact, there are 1314 cities (out of 1782) that charge a higher rate on items sold with their borders.

Property Tax in Kern County

Kern County has one of the higher property tax rates in the state, at around 1.156%. 51 out of 58 counties have lower property tax rates. 6 counties have higher tax rates. Note that 1.156% is an effective tax rate estimate. Actual property tax rates vary slightly from property to property within cities and counties due to special property tax boundaries.

California has one of the lowest property tax rates in the country, thanks primarily to Proposition 13, a 1978 amendment to California's Constitution. Proposition 13 limits property taxes (which are determined by local governments) to at most 1% of the property's cash value. In addition, annual increases due to property value appreciation are limited to 2% per year. A property's value can only be reassessed for tax purposes if the property changes owners or if there is construction done to the property. Despite the 1% ad valorem tax limit, almost all effective property tax rates in California actually end up exceeding 1%. How can that happen? Proposition 13 allows local governments to charge additional fixed amount special assessments. Those special assessments can be earmarked for anything from funding schools to mosquito abatement. Local governments are also allowed to sell taxpayer approved bonds, which are repaid by additional property taxes not subject to the 1% limit.

Income Tax in California

California is one of 36 states that don't have any local (city or county level) income taxes. It does, however, have the highest top tax bracket in the country of 13.3% on income over $1 million, as well as a pretty high effective rate for middle class workers.

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Salinas, Monterey, CA

Point Reyes Station, Marin, CA

Whitmore, Shasta, CA

Middletown, Lake, CA

Groveland, Tuolumne, CA

Alondra, Los Angeles, CA

Naval Air Station (Coronado), San Diego, CA

Mountain Center, Riverside, CA

Pomona, Los Angeles, CA

Stanislaus, Tuolumne, CA

Castro Valley, Alameda, CA

Exeter, Tulare, CA

Redfield, Oswego, NY

Springville, Tulare, CA

Lakeview Terrace (Los Angeles), Los Angeles, CA

Old Station, Shasta, CA

Chino Hills, San Bernardino, CA

Earlimart, Tulare, CA

Thornton, San Joaquin, CA

Salton City, Imperial, CA

Liberty Farms, Solano, CA

Barton, Fresno, CA

Wawarsing, Ulster, NY

Villa Grande, Sonoma, CA

Penngrove, Sonoma, CA

Brutus, Cayuga, NY

Coxsackie, Greene, NY

North Tonawanda, Niagara, NY

Washington, Dutchess, NY

Princetown, Schenectady, NY

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Hounsfield, Jefferson, NY

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Emeryville, Alameda, CA

Santa Nella, Merced, CA

Coachella, Riverside, CA

California City, Kern, CA

Los Alamos, Santa Barbara, CA

La Habra Heights, Los Angeles, CA

Ceres, Stanislaus, CA

Glen Cove, Nassau, NY

Hopkinton, St Lawrence, NY

Cedar Crest, Fresno, CA

Manhattan Beach, Los Angeles, CA

Mohawk, Montgomery, NY

Orick, Humboldt, CA

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Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo, CA

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La Crescenta, Los Angeles, CA

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Oxford, Chenango, NY

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Truxton, Cortland, NY

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Tupper Lake, Franklin, NY

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Talmage, Mendocino, CA

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Highgrove, Riverside, CA

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Stinson Beach, Marin, CA

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Hartland, Niagara, NY

Johnstown, Fulton, NY

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Newark, Alameda, CA

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Jenner, Sonoma, CA

Thermal, Riverside, CA

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