Higher sales tax now in effect
Nancy and Patrick Montgomery, both of Colusa, shop for kitchenwares at Messick Hardware in Colusa on Monday. As of Tuesday, sales tax increased by one-quarter of a cent, or one penny for every $4 spent. Merchants do not seem to think the Proposition 30 increase will have an impact on sales.
Colusa County Sun-Herald
Higher sales tax now in effect.
Short of going out of state, California consumers cannot avoid the new quarter-cent sales tax increase that went into effect on Tuesday.
Consumers started paying 1 cent more in sales tax for every $4 spent.
And at least in Colusa County, merchants do not seem to be terribly concer. Read Higher sales tax now in effect...