Tax Rates for California Valley, San Luis Obispo, CA

Sales Tax
California Valley City Sales Tax0.0%
San Luis Obispo County Sales Tax1.25%
California State Sales Tax6.0%
Combined Sales Tax7.25%
Property Tax
San Luis Obispo County Property Tax1.04%
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 California Valley, 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%, California Valley 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 San Luis Obispo County

As California property tax rates go, San Luis Obispo County is on the low end at only 1.04%. There are 47 counties in the state with higher property taxes and only 10 counties that have lower rates. Note that 1.04% 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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Zamora, Yolo, CA

Carmichael, Sacramento, CA

Three Rivers, Tulare, CA

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Westside, Stanislaus, CA

Mission Viejo, Orange, CA

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Cardiff By The Sea (Encinitas), San Diego, CA

Cromberg, Plumas, CA

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Rescue, El Dorado, CA

Cedarpines Park, San Bernardino, CA

San Jacinto, Riverside, CA

Homestead, Riverside, CA

Fiddletown, Amador, CA

Cuyama, Santa Barbara, CA

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Heber, Imperial, CA

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Nubieber, Lassen, CA

Big Bear City, San Bernardino, CA

Rutherford, Napa, CA

Brea, Orange, CA

Sherman Oaks (Los Angeles), Los Angeles, CA

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Hornbrook, Siskiyou, CA

Ripley, Riverside, CA

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Bethel Island, Contra Costa, CA

La Jolla (San Diego), San Diego, CA

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Pepperwood, Humboldt, CA

Rail Road Flat, Calaveras, CA

Brownsville, Yuba, CA

Ladera, San Mateo, CA

Cecilville, Siskiyou, CA

Georgetown, El Dorado, CA

Longview, Los Angeles, CA

Halcyon, San Luis Obispo, CA

Ducor, Tulare, CA

Rio Vista, Solano, CA

Wawona, Mariposa, CA

Alleghany, Sierra, CA

Corte Madera, Marin, CA

Rosemead, Los Angeles, CA

Cupertino, Santa Clara, CA

Camp Roberts, Monterey, CA

Calabasas Highlands, Los Angeles, CA

Igo, Shasta, CA

Sunset Beach, Orange, CA

Sharpe Army Depot, San Joaquin, CA

West Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA

Arnold, Calaveras, CA

Westwood (Los Angeles), Los Angeles, CA

Gerber, Tehama, CA

Wilmington (Los Angeles), Los Angeles, CA

Vacaville, Solano, CA

Freedom (Watsonville), Santa Cruz, CA

Norden, Nevada, CA

Lincoln Acres, San Diego, CA

Comptche, Mendocino, CA

Santee, San Diego, CA

Cool, El Dorado, CA

Honeydew, Humboldt, CA

La Cresta Village, Kern, CA

Camp Meeker, Sonoma, CA

Glencoe, Calaveras, CA

Los Nietos, Los Angeles, CA

Groveland, Tuolumne, CA

San Quentin, Marin, CA

Clearlake Park (Clearlake), Lake, CA

Weimar, Placer, CA

Mather , Sacramento, CA

Oakland, Alameda, CA

View Park, Los Angeles, CA

Indio, Riverside, CA

Smithflat, El Dorado, CA

Sawtelle (Los Angeles), Los Angeles, CA

Deleven, Colusa, CA

Midpines, Mariposa, CA

Salida, Stanislaus, CA

Jackson, Amador, CA

Woodfords, Alpine, CA

Naval Air Station (Coronado), San Diego, CA

Chicago Park, Nevada, CA

Monterey, Monterey, CA

Malaga, Fresno, CA

Vista Park, Kern, CA

Glen Avon, Riverside, CA

Bombay Beach, Imperial, CA

Leona Valley, Los Angeles, CA

Cotati, Sonoma, CA

Granada Hills (Los Angeles), Los Angeles, CA

Nelson, Butte, CA

Tuolumne, Tuolumne, CA

Stratford, Kings, CA

Zamora, Yolo, CA

Carmichael, Sacramento, CA

Three Rivers, Tulare, CA

Davenport, Santa Cruz, CA

Westside, Stanislaus, CA

Mission Viejo, Orange, CA

Desert Hot Springs, Riverside, CA

Scott Bar, Siskiyou, CA

Gillman Hot Springs, Riverside, CA

Maxwell, Colusa, CA

White Pines, Calaveras, CA

Yorba Linda, Orange, CA

Cantil, Kern, CA

Edgemont (Moreno Valley), Riverside, CA

Rolling Hills, Los Angeles, CA

Bellflower, Los Angeles, CA

Cardiff By The Sea (Encinitas), San Diego, CA

Cromberg, Plumas, CA

Warm Springs (Fremont), Alameda, CA

Surfside (Seal Beach), Orange, CA

Cambria, San Luis Obispo, CA

Rocklin, Placer, CA

Rescue, El Dorado, CA

Cedarpines Park, San Bernardino, CA

San Jacinto, Riverside, CA

Homestead, Riverside, CA

Fiddletown, Amador, CA

Cuyama, Santa Barbara, CA

Ladera Heights, Los Angeles, CA

Elizabeth Lake, Los Angeles, CA

Highland Park (Los Angeles), Los Angeles, CA

Susanville, Lassen, CA

Armona, Kings, CA

Canyon, Contra Costa, CA

Baxter, Placer, CA

Heber, Imperial, CA

Seminole Hot Springs, Los Angeles, CA

Indian Wells, Riverside, CA

Nubieber, Lassen, CA

Big Bear City, San Bernardino, CA

Rutherford, Napa, CA

Brea, Orange, CA

Sherman Oaks (Los Angeles), Los Angeles, CA

Glenn, Glenn, CA

Hornbrook, Siskiyou, CA

Ripley, Riverside, CA

Glenburn, Shasta, CA

Pittsburg, Contra Costa, CA

Broderick (West Sacramento), Yolo, CA

Naval Hospital (Oakland), Alameda, CA

Bethel Island, Contra Costa, CA

La Jolla (San Diego), San Diego, CA

Summit City, Shasta, CA

California Hot Springs, Tulare, CA

Fort Ord (Marina), Monterey, CA

Pepperwood, Humboldt, CA

Rail Road Flat, Calaveras, CA

Brownsville, Yuba, CA

Ladera, San Mateo, CA

Cecilville, Siskiyou, CA

Georgetown, El Dorado, CA

Longview, Los Angeles, CA

Halcyon, San Luis Obispo, CA

Ducor, Tulare, CA

Rio Vista, Solano, CA

Wawona, Mariposa, CA

Alleghany, Sierra, CA

Corte Madera, Marin, CA

Rosemead, Los Angeles, CA

Cupertino, Santa Clara, CA

Camp Roberts, Monterey, CA

Calabasas Highlands, Los Angeles, CA

Igo, Shasta, CA

Sunset Beach, Orange, CA

Sharpe Army Depot, San Joaquin, CA

West Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA

Arnold, Calaveras, CA

Westwood (Los Angeles), Los Angeles, CA

Gerber, Tehama, CA

Wilmington (Los Angeles), Los Angeles, CA

Vacaville, Solano, CA

Freedom (Watsonville), Santa Cruz, CA

Norden, Nevada, CA

Lincoln Acres, San Diego, CA

Comptche, Mendocino, CA

Santee, San Diego, CA

Cool, El Dorado, CA

Honeydew, Humboldt, CA

La Cresta Village, Kern, CA

Camp Meeker, Sonoma, CA

Glencoe, Calaveras, CA

Los Nietos, Los Angeles, CA

Groveland, Tuolumne, CA

San Quentin, Marin, CA

Clearlake Park (Clearlake), Lake, CA

Weimar, Placer, CA

Mather , Sacramento, CA

Oakland, Alameda, CA

View Park, Los Angeles, CA

Indio, Riverside, CA

Smithflat, El Dorado, CA

Sawtelle (Los Angeles), Los Angeles, CA

Deleven, Colusa, CA

Midpines, Mariposa, CA

Salida, Stanislaus, CA

Jackson, Amador, CA

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