March 31, 2009
2009 SALES TAX AND USE TAX RATE INCREASE
The California sales and use tax rate will increase
by 1%* effective April 1, 2009. To determine the sales and use tax rate
for your area please see the
published by the California State Board of Equalization.
The 1% sales and use tax increase will expire on July 1, 2012 if voters
approve the proposed Budget Stabilization constitutional amendment in the
statewide special election on May 19, 2009. If the amendment is rejected
by voters, the sales and use tax increase will expire a year early, on
July 1, 2011.
* The sales and use tax rates will increase by more than 1% in cities or
counties that have a voter approved local district tax rate.
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