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Sales Tax

California has the second highest sales tax of only next to Tennessee at 9.25% with additional taxes charged by counties and cities which can hike it up to around 10.75%. Sales taxes are charged on all tangible goods with some exceptions (see below), but not on services.

While some items such as alcohol and prepared foods, including restaurant food, are subject to the sales tax at a higher rate, necessities are at lower rate if any.

  • Groceries - Exempt
  • Prescription Drugs -…