Tax Rates for Salinas, Monterey, CA

Sales Tax
Salinas City Sales Tax1.5%
Monterey County Sales Tax1.75%
California State Sales Tax6.0%
Combined Sales Tax9.25%
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)

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

Sales Tax in Salinas, 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 3.25% on top of California's 6% base makes Salinas one of the more expensive cities to shop in, with 1766 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.

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South San Francisco, San Mateo, CA

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Castella, Shasta, CA

Sherman Island, Sacramento, CA

Palo Cedro, Shasta, CA

San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Fair Oaks, Sacramento, CA

Lee Vining, Mono, CA

Glen Avon, Riverside, CA

Weed, Siskiyou, CA

Santa Monica, Los Angeles, CA

Garden Valley, El Dorado, CA

Norco, Riverside, CA

Forest Falls, San Bernardino, CA

Del Rey, Fresno, CA

Pleasant Grove, Sutter, CA

Alondra, Los Angeles, CA

Walnut Grove, Sacramento, CA

Walnut Creek, Contra Costa, CA

McArthur, Shasta, CA

Needles, San Bernardino, CA

Hollister, San Benito, CA

Herndon, Fresno, CA

Del Mar Heights (Morro Bay), San Luis Obispo, CA

Amargosa (Death Valley), Inyo, CA

Glendora, Los Angeles, CA

Temple City, Los Angeles, CA

Camp Connell, Calaveras, CA

Darwin, Inyo, CA

Guatay, San Diego, CA

Simi Valley, Ventura, CA

Huntington, Orange, CA

Clear Creek, Siskiyou, CA

Lucerne Valley, San Bernardino, CA

Littlerock (Also Little Rock), Los Angeles, CA

Rancho Park (Los Angeles), Los Angeles, CA

Coalinga, Fresno, CA

Shafter, Kern, CA

Sunset Beach, Orange, CA

Sun Valley (Los Angeles), Los Angeles, CA

Spring Valley, San Diego, CA

Nipton, San Bernardino, CA

Lakeport, Lake, CA

Carpinteria, Santa Barbara, CA

Ocotillo, Imperial, CA

Wrightwood, San Bernardino, CA

Solemint, Los Angeles, CA

Coachella, Riverside, CA

Kinyon, Siskiyou, CA

Millville, Shasta, CA

Pico Rivera, Los Angeles, CA

Bolinas, Marin, CA

Denny, Trinity, CA

Camp Beale, Yuba, CA

Elk Creek, Glenn, CA

Martell, Amador, CA

Hanford, Kings, CA

Cerritos, Los Angeles, CA

Brookdale, Santa Cruz, CA

La Mesa, San Diego, CA

Carlsbad, San Diego, CA

Pauma Valley, San Diego, CA

Taft, Kern, CA

Fresno, Fresno, CA

San Dimas, Los Angeles, CA

Feather Falls, Butte, CA

Petrolia, Humboldt, CA

Lower Lake, Lake, CA

Laws, Inyo, CA

Saint Helena, Napa, CA

Le Grand (Also Legrand), Merced, CA

Dollar Ranch, Contra Costa, CA

Port Costa, Contra Costa, CA

Truckee, Nevada, CA

Cedarville, Modoc, CA

Bieber, Lassen, CA

San Ysidro (San Diego), San Diego, CA

Ettersburg, Humboldt, CA

Surfside (Seal Beach), Orange, CA

Rackerby, Yuba, CA

Willow Ranch, Modoc, CA

Cadiz, San Bernardino, CA

Fort Irwin, San Bernardino, CA

Bell, Los Angeles, CA

Alta Loma (Rancho Cucamonga), San Bernardino, CA

Fillmore, Ventura, CA

Samoa, Humboldt, CA

Leisure World (Seal Beach), Orange, CA

Campo Seco, Calaveras, CA

Clio, Plumas, CA

Del Rey Oaks, Monterey, CA

Colorado, Mariposa, CA

Richardson Grove, Humboldt, CA

Graeagle, Plumas, CA

Camp Pendleton, San Diego, CA

Frazier Park, Kern, CA

Mariner, Orange, CA

Calpella, Mendocino, CA

North Hollywood (Los Angeles), Los Angeles, CA

Sonora, Tuolumne, CA

Twain Harte, Tuolumne, CA

Kagel Canyon, Los Angeles, CA

Loma Mar, San Mateo, CA

Felton, Santa Cruz, CA

Riverdale, Fresno, CA

South San Francisco, San Mateo, CA

Grover Beach, San Luis Obispo, CA

Scott Bar, Siskiyou, CA

Likely, Modoc, CA

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El Toro (Lake Forest), Orange, CA

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