Washington – Local Tax Rate Increases

SALT Report 2277 – The Washington Department of Revenue announced that the local sales tax rates in the following areas will increase effective April 1, 2013:

  • City of Castle Rock Transportation Benefit District
  • Cowlitz County Mental Health Tax
  • Cowlitz County Mental Health Tax Car Dealers and Leasing Companies
  • City of La Conner Public Safety Tax
  • City of La Conner Public Safety Tax Car Dealers and Leasing Companies
  • City of Lynden Transportation Benefit District
  • City of Lynden Transportation Benefit District Car Dealers and Leasing Companies
  • City of Mill Creek Public Safety Tax
  • City of Mill Creek Public Safety Tax Car Dealers and Leasing Companies
  • City of Okanogan Public Safety Tax
  • City of Okanogan Public Safety Tax Car Dealers and Leasing Companies
  • City of Olympia Public Safety Tax
  • City of Olympia Public Safety Tax Car Dealers and Leasing Companies
  • City of Sedro Woolley Public Safety Tax
  • City of Sedro Woolley Public Safety Tax Car Dealers and Leasing Companies

For a complete list of location codes and tax rates please visit the Local Sales and Use Tax Rates and Changes page.

Additionally, the Department issued a warning that due to budget constraints, they will no longer mail paper notices to businesses that may be impacted by rate changes.

For Further Information

Washington Department of Revenue – Some Local Tax Rates Increasing