San Mateo County Transit District May Impose Tax Exceeding Rate Cap

The San Mateo County Transit District may impose a retail transactions and use tax that would, in combination with all other such taxes in the county, exceed the 2% limit, provided:

  • the tax is set at a rate of no more than 0.5%;
  • the San Mateo County Transit District Board of Directors adopts the ordinance approving the tax before January 1, 2026; and
  • the tax conforms to the Transactions and Use Tax law.

Imposing the tax would be subject to voter approval as covered in the California Constitution.

A.B. 1613 , Laws 2017, effective January 1, 2018

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