Tax Rates for Gonzales, Monterey, CA

Sales Tax
Gonzales City Sales Tax0.5%
Monterey County Sales Tax1.75%
California State Sales Tax6.0%
Combined Sales Tax8.25%
Property Tax
Monterey County Property Tax1.095%
California State Property Tax0.0%
Income Tax
Local Income Tax0%
California State Income Tax1% (<$7,850) to 13.30% (> $1m)


Sales Tax in Gonzales, 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%.

A combined city and county sales tax rate of 2.25% on top of California's 6% base makes Gonzales one of the more expensive cities to shop in, with 1320 out of 1782 cities having a sales tax rate this low or lower.

Property Tax in Monterey County

Monterey County has one of the higher property tax rates in the state, at around 1.095%. 30 out of 58 counties have lower property tax rates. 26 counties have higher tax rates. Note that 1.095% 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.

Other Tax Rates

Death Valley, Inyo, CA

Happy Camp, Siskiyou, CA

Bolsa, Orange, CA

Balboa (Newport Beach), Orange, CA

Mather , Sacramento, CA

Sierra City, Sierra, CA

Bass Lake, Madera, CA

Rome, Oneida, NY

Delhi, Merced, CA

Torrance, Los Angeles, CA

Fellows, Kern, CA

Lloyd, Ulster, NY

Duncans Mills, Sonoma, CA

Galen, Wayne, NY

Chicago Park, Nevada, CA

Attica, Wyoming, NY

Harford, Cortland, NY

White Pines, Calaveras, CA

Pleasant Hill, Contra Costa, CA

Iowa Hill, Placer, CA

Big Pine, Inyo, CA

Eastgate, Los Angeles, CA

Waterford, Saratoga, NY

Lockheed, Santa Cruz, CA

Arbuckle, Colusa, CA

Austerlitz, Columbia, NY

Sheridan, Placer, CA

Riverhead, Suffolk, NY

Port Hueneme, Ventura, CA

Colesville, Broome, NY

Wolcott, Wayne, NY

Garden Valley, El Dorado, CA

Commerce, Los Angeles, CA

Lockwood, Monterey, CA

Alhambra, Los Angeles, CA

Whispering Pines, Lake, CA

Lincoln Village, San Joaquin, CA

Edwards, Kern, CA

Clarkson, Monroe, NY

Newport Beach, Orange, CA

Mount Wilson, Los Angeles, CA

Holtville, Imperial, CA

Holland, Erie, NY

San Andreas, Calaveras, CA

Lincoln, Madison, NY

Fallen Leaf, El Dorado, CA

Northampton, Fulton, NY

Harrietstown, Franklin, NY

Clear Creek, Siskiyou, CA

East Highlands (Highland), San Bernardino, CA

Herndon, Fresno, CA

California Hot Springs, Tulare, CA

New Bremen, Lewis, NY

German Flatts, Herkimer, NY

Lake Pleasant, Hamilton, NY

Temple City, Los Angeles, CA

Ben Lomond, Santa Cruz, CA

San Luis Rey (Oceanside), San Diego, CA

East Otto, Cattaraugus, NY

Clarendon, Orleans, NY

Tioga, Tioga, NY

Shore Acres, Contra Costa, CA

Nipton, San Bernardino, CA

Bodega, Sonoma, CA

Sherburne, Chenango, NY

Novato, Marin, CA

Buffalo, Erie, NY

West Sparta, Livingston, NY

Ivanhoe, Tulare, CA

Bodega Bay, Sonoma, CA

Cato, Cayuga, NY

Niland, Imperial, CA

Birds Landing, Solano, CA

Bennington, Wyoming, NY

Saugus (Santa Clarita), Los Angeles, CA

Seneca, Ontario, NY

Bath, Steuben, NY

Campbell, Steuben, NY

Pismo Beach, San Luis Obispo, CA

Los Nietos, Los Angeles, CA

Cuyler, Cortland, NY

South El Monte, Los Angeles, CA

Scipio, Cayuga, NY

Greenville, Orange, NY

Terminal Island (Los Angeles), Los Angeles, CA

Shell Beach (Pismo Beach), San Luis Obispo, CA

Beekmantown, Clinton, NY

El Portal, Mariposa, CA

Elmira, Solano, CA

Hamburg, Erie, NY

Scotts Valley, Santa Cruz, CA

Forestburgh, Sullivan, NY

Allen, Allegany, NY

Tehama, Tehama, CA

Marin City, Marin, CA

Honeydew, Humboldt, CA

Colorado, Mariposa, CA

Stamford, Delaware, NY

San Ardo, Monterey, CA

Klamath River, Siskiyou, CA

Mc Donough, Chenango, NY

Hathaway Pines, Calaveras, CA

Salina, Onondaga, NY

La Porte, Plumas, CA

Gold Run, Placer, CA

Diablo, Contra Costa, CA

Freeport, Sacramento, CA

Gaines, Orleans, NY

Mi-Wuk Village, Tuolumne, CA

Newburgh, Orange, NY

Cole, Los Angeles, CA

Arcadia, Los Angeles, CA

Johannesburg, Kern, CA

Dos Rios, Mendocino, CA

Lake Arrowhead, San Bernardino, CA

Naples, Los Angeles, CA

Newark Valley, Tioga, NY

Berry Creek, Butte, CA

Franklin, Franklin, NY

Ephratah, Fulton, NY

Top Articles

Homeownership as an Investment

8 Reasons Why Credit Cards are Better than Cash

Is Marriage Good for Taxes?

A Brief History of Credit Cards

8 Things That Can Affect Your Mortgage Rate

Investing for Retirement

8 Individual Tax Breaks You Might Not Know About

Main Types of Investment Assets