To run a country smoothly, collecting taxes and revenues from retail sales or ventures is an obvious way of the government’s income. The rate of California state sales tax is one of the highest among all of the state sales tax. In comparison to other government levies, sales tax is much under stable for your pocket money and can calculate exactly what are you paying for. But it is not mandatory in all states; even the rate is not same in all places in the same state. Actually, the sales tax is collected from 38 states. Sales tax rates can be extended, so it is possible that a state sales tax may be much higher than the other place with a combination of local and state tax. But we may say it, where the population is denser; there normally the rate is higher than the low inhabitant area.
Only in five states, you do not have to pay a compulsory sales tax: Delaware, Alaska, Montana, Oregon and New Hampshire. The state of California has 7.5 percent sales tax ratings, the highest as state-level rate. Sometimes, it exceeds the barrier of 10%, with an additional local amount of tax. So, the system of California state sales tax payment is quite simple. Whatever you buy from a retailer or get some taxable medical or automotive service, you must pay 7.5% extra on your expense there. This added amount will be noted on the invoice or filing system. He will pay the sales tax to the state government on a monthly or quarterly period. Some place like Santa Monica or Los Angeles, some local sales tax is applied. In the both places I mentioned above, the local sales tax rate is above 2%. It means, you have to pay a total 9.5% sales tax in LA(7.5% is the actual California state sales tax rate 2% local sales tax rate).
Much kind of taxes are applied to a country-habitant and a good citizen always pays his taxes. The Sales tax is just another kind of levy to the total tax system. It should be considered in an overall perspective. As, for example, sales tax rate in Washington is very high, but there is no income tax. Again, Oregon has a higher income tax rate whether no sales tax is applied there. Since California is the second largest state in the USA and have some amazing environment and opportunities to do business, so California state sales tax is higher in comparison with the other state’s rate.