Description and rate
This is a tax on each sale or transfer of real property within the City of Santa Monica. The Santa Monica rate is $3.00 per $1,000 of property sale.
Los Angeles County collects the City's portion and its own portion (Los Angeles County rate is $1.10 per $1,000).
This Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder's Office notice provides information about tax exemptions.
For more questions, contact the Los Angeles County Registrar Recorder's Office.