Government

Contact Information:

Tukwila Finance Dept.
6200 Southcenter Blvd.
Tukwila, WA 98188

Phone: 206 433-1835
Fax: 206 433-1833
Hours: 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Monday-Friday

Email the Finance Dept.

Revenue & Tax Information

Local Sales & Use Tax Rate Change Effective April 1, 2017

Effective April 1, 2017, the Sales and Use Tax Rate for City of Tukwila – Location 1729 will change from 9.5% to 10%. The sales tax rate will increase for all jurisdictions within the regional transit authority due to the voter-approved measure that passed last year.

  • The Regional Transit Authority (RTA) Tax will increase five-tenths of one percent (.005).
  • The tax increase will be used to expand and improve transit facilities throughout King, Pierce, and Snohomish Counties.
  • The Local City rate will be .035, or 3.5%.
  • The State rate will be .065, or 6.5%.

The City of Tukwila places a tax on Admissions, Gambling, Utility, and Commercial Parking. Taxes applied by the State of Washington apply to all Tukwila residents and businesses.

Individual tax return forms for Admissions, Gambling, Utility, and Commercial Parking taxes need to be submitted to the Finance Department. Forms must be signed in order to be accepted, and cannot be accepted by email or fax. Forms should be mailed to:

Finance Department
6200 Southcenter Blvd.
Tukwila, WA 98188

Be sure to include the appropriate payment.

Please contact the Finance Department for any problems with the online forms at 206 433-1835

 

Utility Tax

Form name:

Due Date and Information:

Payment of the utility tax shall be made to the City on a monthly basis using the following Utility Tax Return Forms. Penalties apply for late payments.

The City of Tukwila places a utility tax on cable television, gas, and telephone, including cellular telephones and pager services. Additionally, a utility tax is collected on electricity and natural gas consumption, as well as solid waste and recyclable materials collection services.

 

Admissions Tax

Form Name: Admissions Tax

Due Date & Information:

Remitted on a monthly basis. Taxes are due the last day of the month following the end of the month in which the taxes were collected. Penalties apply for late payments.

 

Gambling Tax

Form Name: Gambling Tax

Due Date & Information:

Due and payable in quarterly installments and remittance shall accompany each return. Payments are due on the last day of the month following the quarterly period in which the taxes accrued. Penalties apply for late payments.

 

Commercial Parking Tax

Form Name: Commercial Parking Tax

Due Date & Information:

Remitted on a monthly basis. Taxes are due the last day of the month following the end of the month in which taxes were collected.