Effective April 1, 2009, the State sales and use tax rate increases by 1%. In addition, if you are in a city or county that has a new voter approved local district tax rate increase effective on April 1, 2009, your overall tax rate increase will be higher. The combined statewide and district tax rates that apply as of April 1, 2009, are listed on the reverse side of the Special Notice, Sales and Use Tax Rate Increases on April 1, 2009. For more information about the additional new district tax rate increases, please see the Special Notice, New Tax Rates to Take Effect on April 1, 2009.
The temporary 1% tax rate increase will expire on either July 1, 2011, or July 1, 2012, depending upon whether voters approve the proposed Proposition 1A, Budget Stabilization Act, in a statewide election to be held May 19, 2009. Read more
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