Tax Rates for Shell Beach (Pismo Beach), San Luis Obispo, CA

Sales Tax
Shell Beach (Pismo Beach) City Sales Tax0.5%
San Luis Obispo County Sales Tax1.25%
California State Sales Tax6.0%
Combined Sales Tax7.75%
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 Shell Beach (Pismo Beach), 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 1.75% on top of California's 6% base makes Shell Beach (Pismo Beach) one of the more expensive cities to shop in, with 1117 out of 1782 cities having a sales tax rate this low or lower.

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.

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Redwood Estates, Santa Clara, CA

Los Olivos, Santa Barbara, CA

Ward, Allegany, NY

Leyden, Lewis, NY

Randsburg, Kern, CA

Pismo Beach, San Luis Obispo, CA

Daggett, San Bernardino, CA

Marcelina, Los Angeles, CA

Ono, Shasta, CA

Newstead, Erie, NY

Dover, Dutchess, NY

Coloma, El Dorado, CA

Cantil, Kern, CA

Bloomington, San Bernardino, CA

Stockbridge, Madison, NY

Brentwood, Contra Costa, CA

Oban, Los Angeles, CA

Fair Oaks, Sacramento, CA

Pacoima (Los Angeles), Los Angeles, CA

Wildomar, Riverside, CA

Amboy, Oswego, NY

Sacramento, Sacramento, CA

Grafton, Rensselaer, NY

Westlake (Los Angeles), Los Angeles, CA

Pine Plains, Dutchess, NY

Smithflat, El Dorado, CA

Jerusalem, Yates, NY

Big Bend, Shasta, CA

Owasco, Cayuga, NY

Fallsburgh, Sullivan, NY

Naval Air Station (Alameda), Alameda, CA

Naval Supply Center (Oakland), Alameda, CA

Springwater, Livingston, NY

Ladera, San Mateo, CA

El Toro M.C.A.S., Orange, CA

Cathedral City, Riverside, CA

Prather, Fresno, CA

Cummings, Mendocino, CA

Studio City (Los Angeles), Los Angeles, CA

Tahoe City, Placer, CA

Scipio, Cayuga, NY

Ontario, Wayne, NY

Freetown, Cortland, NY

Flournoy, Tehama, CA

Taylorsville, Plumas, CA

Pioneertown, San Bernardino, CA

Greenbrae (Larkspur), Marin, CA

Sierra Madre, Los Angeles, CA

Aurelius, Cayuga, NY

Huntington Beach, Orange, CA

Butte Meadows, Butte, CA

Marathon, Cortland, NY

Bedford, Westchester, NY

Frazier Park, Kern, CA

Orchard Park, Erie, NY

Mount Kisco, Westchester, NY

Chilcoot, Plumas, CA

Colden, Erie, NY

Georgetown, El Dorado, CA

Eagleville, Modoc, CA

Meadow Valley, Plumas, CA

Herndon, Fresno, CA

Sheridan, Chautauqua, NY

Pomfret, Chautauqua, NY

Winchester, Riverside, CA

Greene, Chenango, NY

Shore Acres, Contra Costa, CA

Beacon, Dutchess, NY

San Jose, Santa Clara, CA

Ellisburg, Jefferson, NY

Alhambra, Los Angeles, CA

Castile, Wyoming, NY

Lincoln Acres, San Diego, CA

Lake Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

Beekmantown, Clinton, NY

Henderson, Jefferson, NY

Avery, Calaveras, CA

Orange, Schuyler, NY

Urbana, Steuben, NY

Clifton, St Lawrence, NY

Boulder Creek, Santa Cruz, CA

Sugarloaf, San Bernardino, CA

La Honda, San Mateo, CA

Rail Road Flat, Calaveras, CA

Aptos, Santa Cruz, CA

Lancaster, Los Angeles, CA

Santa Rita Park, Merced, CA

Big Bear Lake, San Bernardino, CA

Keddie, Plumas, CA

Eastgate, Los Angeles, CA

Spyrock, Mendocino, CA

Grimes, Colusa, CA

Aurora, Erie, NY

Edwards A.F.B., Kern, CA

Woodacre, Marin, CA

Portuguese Bend (Rancho Palos Verdes), Los Angeles, CA

Freedom (Watsonville), Santa Cruz, CA

Danville, Contra Costa, CA

Midway City, Orange, CA

Potrero, San Diego, CA

Potter Valley, Mendocino, CA

Corte Madera, Marin, CA

Lake City, Modoc, CA

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