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8/01/2017

California Property Tax Percentage

California Tax rates by County Assessor
Property taxes in California Counties
Cities can have additional charges such as sewer, water, police,
fire department, vector control.
Mellos Roos taxes can also be added when a tract is new.
Mello Roos tax pays for the curbs, gutters, roads, parks etc
built to accommodate new construction areas. This additional
tax can be very expensive. Local taxes are on average around an
additional quarter or .25%

In general taxes are about 1.2% of current sale price and they
increase over time. Only way to reduce the taxes is if values fall,
you can temporarily request for a formal review

Property taxes are a percentage of the real estate value.

Proposition 13 declared property taxes were 
assessed their 1975 value and restricted 
annual increases of the tax 
to an inflation factor, not to exceed 2% per year.

Alameda    .88%
Alpine       .58%
Amador     .77%
Butte         .74%
Calaveras  .87%
Colusa      .79%
Contra Costa .96%
Del Norte     .74%
El Dorado .81%
Fresno        .88%
Glenn        .70%
Humboldt .62%
Imperial    .94%
Inyo          .68%
Kern         .12%
Kings       .80%
Lake        .86%
Lassen     .78%
Los Angeles.79%
Madera     .89%
Marin     .78%
Mariposa .72%
Mendocino .65%
Merced    .98%
Modoc    .72%
Mono    .68%
Monterey .78%
Napa      .82%
Nevada   .82%
Orange   .71%
Placer   1.02%
Plumas   .65%
Riverside 1.13%
Sacramento .95%
San Benito 1.00%
San Bernardino .92%
San Diego .78%
San Francisco .66%
San Joaquin 1.06%
San Luis Obispo.73%
San Mateo .69%
Santa Barbara .67%
Santa Clara .79%
SantaCruz .68%
Shasta      .76%
Sierra      .62%
Siskiyou  .68%
Solano     .97%
Sonoma    .80%
Stanislaus  1.02%
Sutter     1.02%
Tehama    .73%
Trinity    .54%
Tulare    .85%
Tuolumne  .65%
Ventura   .79%
Yolo      .93%
Yuba     .95%