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Washington State Cities Spread Out, Sales Tax Rates Impacted


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A number of Washington State cities are loosening their belts and expanding their size.

Effective July 1, 2013, the following cities are increasing their boundaries through annexation:

  • Forks (Clallam County): Klahn Family Annexation;
  • Redmond (King County): Jones Annexation;
  • Snohomish (Snohomish County): Snohomish Youth Soccer Annexation;
  • Tonasket (Okanagan County): Corso Parcel Annexation, Chief Tonasket Park South, and Mill Drive / Bonaparte;
  • Vancouver (Clark County): Glenwood Hills Annexation;
  • Lynnwood (Snohomish County);
  • Ridgefield (Clark County); and
  • Moses Lake (Grant County).

“According to the Department of Revenue, “[s]ales tax rates for businesses included in the annexation may be affected.” The various city planning departments should have more information.

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Gail Cole
Avalara Author
Gail Cole
Gail Cole
Avalara Author Gail Cole
Gail began researching and writing about sales tax in 2012 and has been fascinated with it ever since. She has a penchant for uncovering unusual tax facts, and endeavors to make complex sales tax laws more digestible for both experts and laypeople.