To help clarify the recent sales and use tax rate changes for certain cities within Riverside County, we are providing this reminder to area business owners. Effective April 1, 2017, the tax rates in Riverside County are:
|City of Cathedral City||8.75%|
|City of Coachella||8.75%|
|City of Hemet||8.75%|
|City of Indio||8.75%|
|City of La Quinta||8.75%|
|City of Menifee||8.75%|
|City of Palm Springs||8.75%|
|City of Riverside||8.75%|
|City of Temecula||8.75%|
|County of Riverside
(all other areas outside the city limits of the cities listed above)
Please note, in regard to “Riverside,” the City of Riverside sales and use tax rate increased to 8.75%. The sales and use tax rate in all other areas of the County of Riverside not listed above did not change and remains at 7.75%.
To find the correct tax rate for your area or business location, visit www.boe.ca.gov, click the Find a SALES TAX RATE by ADDRESS button located under the Log-in button, and enter the address as prompted. You are encouraged to use this sales tax rate lookup tool since, in some instances, the city you use for your mailing address may differ from your actual location.
For more information on city and county tax rates, go to www.boe.ca.gov, look under the category Popular Topics, and select the link All Sales and Use Tax Rates. You can also call the Customer Service Center at 1-800-400-7115 (TTY:711). Customer service representatives are available to assist you weekdays from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Pacific time), except state holidays.