Other Culver City TaxesWhat services are subject to utility user tax?
Electricity, gas, water, telecommunications and cable television services provided to both residential and business users are subject to local utility user tax.
Who is exempt from utility user tax?
You may be exempt from paying utility user's tax for your personal residence if:
You are a resident of Culver City
You are 60 years of age or older;
Your Total Adjusted Gross Income was no more than $18,200 for the last calendar year;
The combined Adjusted Gross Income of all members of the household in which you reside was no more than $21,500;
You are a resident of Culver City who meets the criterion of Disability, as established by the Social Security Administration's Supplemental Security Income Program for the Aged, Blind, and Disabled (Title XVI of the Social Security Act as amended), with out regard to your age.
If you believe you qualify for an exemption and refund of utility user tax paid in the current year, contact the Finance Department at 310-253-5876. Click here
for the exemption application. Click here
for the refund application.
What is the utility user tax rate?
The utility user tax rate is 11%.
What is the transient occupancy tax and who is exempt from paying it?
Transient occupancy tax is levied on hotel/motel room rent charges for all hotel/motel room occupants, except those guests whose stay is for more than 30 consecutive days. The tax rate is 12% of the rent charged for the room.
Where can I get information on the Culver City tax ordinances?
Tax ordinances are a part of the Culver City Municipal Code. The Code is available here
on this website or at the office of the City Clerk on the first floor of City Hall at 9770 Culver Blvd., Culver City CA 90232
Where can I get information on the property tax and the property transfer tax?
These programs are administered by the County of Los Angeles
. It takes three separate county offices - Assessor, Auditor-Controller, and Treasurer/Tax Collector to produce and account for your property tax bills and payment.
They can be contacted at:
Assessor (213) 974-3211;
Auditor Controller (213) 9748368;
(213) 974-2111 secured taxes.
(213) 893-7935 unsecured taxes.
The Culver City Real Property Transfer Tax is $4.50 per $1,000.