SLO City Council votes in favor of sales tax increase – Cal Coast News
July 22, 2020
Following the lead of other cities in the county, the San Luis Obispo City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to place a 1 percent sales tax increase initiative on the November ballot.
If passed by a a majority of voters, the sales tax rate in San Luis Obispo would indefinitely rise from 7.75 percent to 8.75 percent. The initiative would eliminate the sunset clause on the citys existing half percent sales tax, which is due for renewal in 2023, and set the city sales tax rate at 1…