Santa Clara County Measure A

Would levy a one-eighth-cent sales tax for 10 years to raise a projected $498,559,000 over that time for various county services including health and hospital services, law enforcement and public safety, economic development and programs for the homeless.

Current county sales tax: 8.375 percent.

Rate if Measure A approved: 8.5 percent.

Other current county rates:

San Francisco, 8.5 percent

Alameda and Los Angeles counties, 8.75 percent

San Mateo County, 8.25 percent (8.75 percent if half-cent sales tax passes Nov. 6)

Santa Cruz, 8 percent.




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