Laws, Regulations & Annotations

Business Taxes Law Guide – Revision 2018
 

Additional Local Taxes

CHAPTER 3.8 COUNTIES TRANSACTIONS AND USE TAX

SECTION 7293

7293. Authorization to levy; City of El Cerrito.(a) Notwithstanding any other law, the City of El Cerrito may impose a transactions and use tax for general purposes at a rate of no more than 0.5 percent that, in combination with all taxes imposed pursuant to Part 1.6 (commencing with Section 7251), would exceed the limit established in Section 7251.1, if all of the following requirements are met:

(1) The city adopts an ordinance proposing the transactions and use tax subject to any applicable voter approval requirement.

(2) The city ordinance proposing the transactions and use tax is submitted to the electorate of the adopting city, as applicable, and is approved by the voters voting on the ordinance as required by Article XIII C of the California Constitution. The election on the ordinance proposing the transactions and use tax may occur on or after November 4, 2014.

(3) The transactions and use tax conforms to the Transactions and Use Tax Law (Part 1.6 (commencing with Section 7251)), other than Section 7251.1.

(4) The transactions and use tax is imposed on or after January 1, 2015.

(5) Notwithstanding paragraph (4), an ordinance proposing a transactions and use tax pursuant to this section shall become operative as provided in Section 7265.

(b) Notwithstanding Section 7251.1, the tax rate authorized in subdivision (a) shall not be considered for purposes of the combined rate limit established by that section.

History.—Added by Stats. 2014, Ch. 795 (AB 1324), in effect January 1, 2015.