New Sales and Use Tax Rate Changes as of April 1, 2021

On April 1, 2021, the sales and use rate tax rate changed in Monterey County and many of the cities incorporating Monterey County. The tax rate changes listed below apply only within the indicated city or county limits. 

If you are not sure what the correct tax rate is for your area or business location, visit the California Board of Equalization website.  If you have any questions or concerns about this information, you may also contact a Hayashi Wayland professional at (831) 759-6300 or

New District Taxes - Monterey County

Effective April 1, 2021

Monterey County Prior Rate New Rate
(applies to all unincorporated areas only) 7.625% 7.75%
City of Carmel-by-the-sea 8.625% 9.25%
City of Del Rey Oaks 9.125% 9.25%
City of Gonzales 8.125% 8.75%
City of Greenfield 8.625% 9.5%
City of King City 8.125% 8.75%
City of Marina 8.625% 9.25%
City of Monterey 8.625% 9.25%
City of Pacific Grove 8.625% 8.75%
City of Salinas 9.125% 9.25%
City of Sand City 8.625% 8.75%
City of Seaside 8.625% 9.25%
City of Soledad 8.625% 9.25%