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Washington State Local Annexations, April 2014


 The City of Wenatchee will expand this spring. Pictured: Wenatchee Valley.

The Washington State Department of Revenue has published a lengthy list of cities in Washington that are increasing their boundaries through annexations, effective April 2014. Annexations frequently impact sales and use tax rates in the annexed areas.

The following cities are expanding this spring:

  • Battle Ground, Clark County;
  • Bothell, King County;
  • Bridgeport, Douglas County;
  • Enumclaw, King County;
  • Kalama, Cowlitz County;
  • Kent, King County;
  • Marcus, Stevens County;
  • Mattawa, Grant County;
  • Moses Lake, Grant County;
  • Olympia, Thurston County (two separate annexations);
  • Pateros, Okanogan County;
  • Quincy, Grant County;
  • Rainier, Thurston County (two separate annexations);
  • Redmond, King County;
  • Tacoma, Pierce County;
  • Toledo, Lewis County;
  • Waitsburg, Walla Walla County;
  • Wenatchee, Chelan County (three separate annexations); and
  • White Salmon, Klickitat County.

Additional information is available on the WA DOR website.

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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.