Where does Modesto's sales tax go?

Effective April 1, 2023; the sales tax rate in Modesto is 8.875%. The breakdown of the sales tax rate is as follows 6.00% to State General Fund, 1% to City/County General Fund, .125% to County Libraries, .75% to Countywide Transportation Fund, and 1% to Modesto General Services (Measure H).

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1. Does the revenue generated by Measure H stay in Modesto?
2. How does Measure H affect my business or transactions in the City of Modesto?
3. How is Measure H tax paid?
4. Is there fiscal accountability in Measure H?
5. What is Measure H?
6. What items are taxed by Measure H?
7. What other public safety measures are included in Measure H?
8. When did Measure H go into effect?
9. Where does Modesto's sales tax go?
10. Who decides how the revenue from Measure H is allocated?
11. Why sales tax not a property or parcel tax?
12. Why did the City Council place Measure H on the ballot?
13. Will there be taxpayer oversight?