Tax Rates for Monterey, Monterey, CA

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

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

Sales Tax in Monterey, 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 2.75% on top of California's 6% base makes Monterey one of the more expensive cities to shop in, with 1675 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 in California

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Emerald Hills (Redwood City), San Mateo, CA

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Folsom, Sacramento, CA

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Darwin, Inyo, CA

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Surfside (Seal Beach), Orange, CA

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Naval (Port Hueneme), Ventura, CA

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O'Neals, Madera, CA

Hornitos, Mariposa, CA

Ontario, San Bernardino, CA

East Rancho Dominguez, Los Angeles, CA

Alpine, San Diego, CA

Coalinga, Fresno, CA

Isla Vista, Santa Barbara, CA

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Honby, Los Angeles, CA

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Glendora, Los Angeles, CA

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Orosi, Tulare, CA

Fillmore, Ventura, CA

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Cantil, Kern, CA

Westside, Stanislaus, CA

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Mokelumne Hill, Calaveras, CA

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Cartago, Inyo, CA

Carlotta, Humboldt, CA

Ravenna, Los Angeles, CA

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Herndon, Fresno, CA

Chualar, Monterey, CA

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Seiad Valley, Siskiyou, CA

Red Top, Madera, CA

Old Station, Shasta, CA

Mira Vista, Contra Costa, CA

Huntington, Orange, CA

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Pondosa, Siskiyou, CA

Morongo Valley, San Bernardino, CA

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Eldridge, Sonoma, CA

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Arroyo Grande, San Luis Obispo, CA

Hillsborough, San Mateo, CA

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Lost Lake, Riverside, CA

Orinda, Contra Costa, CA

Capistrano Beach (Dana Point), Orange, CA

Sloughhouse, Sacramento, CA

Bridgeport, Mono, CA

Juniper, Lassen, CA

Soquel, Santa Cruz, CA

Auburn, Placer, CA

Carmel Valley, Monterey, CA

Moreno Valley, Riverside, CA

Emerald Hills (Redwood City), San Mateo, CA

Bodega Bay, Sonoma, CA

Folsom, Sacramento, CA

Santa Monica, Los Angeles, CA

Rainbow, San Diego, CA

Pacific House, El Dorado, CA

Calistoga, Napa, CA

Rancho Murieta, Sacramento, CA

Moonridge, San Bernardino, CA

Artois, Glenn, CA

El Macero, Yolo, CA

Fall River Mills, Shasta, CA

Coronado, San Diego, CA

Pittsburg, Contra Costa, CA

Albany, Alameda, CA

Willow Ranch, Modoc, CA

Salinas, Monterey, CA

Penryn, Placer, CA

Fish Camp, Mariposa, CA

Bombay Beach, Imperial, CA

Joshua Tree, San Bernardino, CA

Clovis, Fresno, CA

Lincoln Village, San Joaquin, CA

Muscoy, San Bernardino, CA

Hollywood (Los Angeles), Los Angeles, CA

Meyers, El Dorado, CA

Earp, San Bernardino, CA

Orangevale, Sacramento, CA

Rio Oso, Sutter, CA

Darwin, Inyo, CA

Leggett, Mendocino, CA

Covina, Los Angeles, CA

Surfside (Seal Beach), Orange, CA

Permanente, Santa Clara, CA

Naval (Port Hueneme), Ventura, CA

San Jacinto, Riverside, CA

Sunland (Los Angeles), Los Angeles, CA

Rocklin, Placer, CA

San Bruno, San Mateo, CA

Lenwood, San Bernardino, CA

West Point, Calaveras, CA

O'Neals, Madera, CA

Hornitos, Mariposa, CA

Ontario, San Bernardino, CA

East Rancho Dominguez, Los Angeles, CA

Alpine, San Diego, CA

Coalinga, Fresno, CA

Isla Vista, Santa Barbara, CA

Saticoy, Ventura, CA

Honby, Los Angeles, CA

Shaver Lake, Fresno, CA

Glendora, Los Angeles, CA

Smithflat, El Dorado, CA

Orosi, Tulare, CA

Fillmore, Ventura, CA

Avenal, Kings, CA

Cantil, Kern, CA

Westside, Stanislaus, CA

Platina, Shasta, CA

Mokelumne Hill, Calaveras, CA

Mission Hills (Los Angeles), Los Angeles, CA

Rimpau (Los Angeles), Los Angeles, CA

Berry Creek, Butte, CA

Grover Beach, San Luis Obispo, CA

Big Bear City, San Bernardino, CA

San Pedro (Los Angeles), Los Angeles, CA

Highland Park (Los Angeles), Los Angeles, CA

Menlo Park, San Mateo, CA

Hopland, Mendocino, CA

Temple City, Los Angeles, CA

Midpines, Mariposa, CA

Pomona, Los Angeles, CA

Clarksburg, Yolo, CA

Cartago, Inyo, CA

Carlotta, Humboldt, CA

Ravenna, Los Angeles, CA

Whiskeytown, Shasta, CA

Butte City, Glenn, CA

Camp Beale, Yuba, CA

Castroville, Monterey, CA

Glassell Park (Los Angeles), Los Angeles, CA

Farmington, San Joaquin, CA

Woodlake, Tulare, CA

Warm Springs (Fremont), Alameda, CA

Carlsbad, San Diego, CA

Lockeford, San Joaquin, CA

Bonita, San Diego, CA

Atwood, Orange, CA

Moneta, Los Angeles, CA

Herndon, Fresno, CA

Chualar, Monterey, CA

Diamond Bar, Los Angeles, CA

Briceland, Humboldt, CA

Hope Valley (Forest Camp), Alpine, CA

Seiad Valley, Siskiyou, CA

Red Top, Madera, CA

Old Station, Shasta, CA

Mira Vista, Contra Costa, CA

Huntington, Orange, CA

La Palma, Orange, CA

Pondosa, Siskiyou, CA

Morongo Valley, San Bernardino, CA

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Eldridge, Sonoma, CA

Drytown, Amador, CA

Arroyo Grande, San Luis Obispo, CA

Hillsborough, San Mateo, CA

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