Santa Monica’s total sales tax rate is 10.25%. Rate details are below.
|to City General Fund||1.00|
|to County for Transportation Uses||0.25|
|Voter-approved debt - LA County Metropolitan Transit Authority|
|LA County transportation allocation||2.00|
|Santa Monica voter-approved|
|Measure Y (November 2010)||0.50|
|Measure GSH (November 2016)||0.50|
|SANTA MONICA SALES TAX RATE||10.25|
The current rate reflects 2017 increases from the following local and County measures:
- City (Measure GSH): The 0.5% sales tax rate increase funds affordable housing initiatives and education in Santa Monica: 50% of associated revenue goes to the school district, 50% to affordable housing.
- County (Measure M): The 0.5% sales tax rate increase funds transit improvements impacting Los Angeles County and the surrounding area.
For more information, please visit the California State Board of Equalization website: