2016 Stockton, California Sales Tax
Local Sales Tax - Stockton
|Tax Jurisdiction||Sales Tax|
|California State Sales Tax||6.50%|
|County Sales Tax||1.00%|
|Stockton Sales Tax||1.00%|
|Special Sales Tax||0.50%|
|Combined Sales Tax||9.00% [Is this data incorrect?]|
The Stockton, California sales tax is 9.00% , consisting of 6.50% California state sales tax and 2.50% Stockton local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of a 1.00% county sales tax, a 1.00% city sales tax and a 0.50% special district sales tax (used to fund transportation districts, local attractions, etc).
- The Stockton Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Stockton
- Groceries are exempt from the Stockton and California state sales taxes
- Stockton collects a 2.5% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under California law
- Stockton has a higher sales tax than 86.6% of California's other cities and counties
Stockton California Sales Tax Exemptions
In most states, essential purchases like medicine and groceries are exempted from the sales tax or eligible for a lower sales tax rate. Stockton doesn't collect sales tax on purchases of most groceries. Certain purchases, including alcohol, cigarettes, and gasoline, may be subject to additional California state excise taxes in addition to the sales tax.
Note that in some areas, items like alcohol and prepared food (including restaurant meals and some premade supermarket items) are charged at a higher sales tax rate than general purchases. California's sales tax rates for commonly exempted categories are listed below. Some rates might be different in Stockton.
Stockton Sales Tax Calculator
All merchants operating in Stockton must automatically calculate the sales tax due on each purchase made and include it in separately in the receipt. Goods bought for resale or other business use may be exempted from the sales tax. If you purchase goods online or through the mail and do not pay any sales tax, you are expected to pay use tax to the California Franchise Tax Board. For more details, see the California sales tax.
Stockton Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes
The Stockton sales tax region partially or fully covers 13 zip codes in California. Remember that ZIP codes do not necessarily match up with municipal and tax region borders, so some of these zip codes may overlap with other nearby tax districts. You can find sales taxes by zip code in California here
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