Sales and Use Tax is one of the City's major revenue sources. Sales tax applies to all retail sales of merchandise (tangible personal property) in the state. Retailers are required to obtain a seller’s permit and to report and pay sales tax to the State Board of Equalization. Collections are made by the State based on a percentage of taxable sales within the Los Angeles County. The total percentage in Los Angeles County is 9.50%. The sales tax is allocated to the State (6.50%), City of Manhattan Beach (1.00%) and Los Angeles County (2.00%).
Manhattan Beach Quarterly Sales Tax Updates: