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Washington State: July 2014 Annexations Could Impact Sales Tax Rates

  • Apr 29, 2014 | Gail Cole

 Steptoe Butte, north of Pullman Washington.

According to the Washington State Department of Revenue, sixteen municipalities in Washington will annex new territories in the third quarter of this year. Sales tax rates for the annexed areas may be impacted.

The following annexations will take effect July 1, 2014:

  • Almira in Lincoln County is annexing Reservoir Property.
  • Camas in Clark County is annexing NE Goodwin Rd.
  • College Place in Walla Walla County is annexing Mercado.
  • Everson in Whatcom County is annexing Tiger-Van Boven and Mitchell.
  • Grandview in Yakima County is annexing Russell/Dahlin/Syverson and Port of Grandview.
  • Issaquah in King County is annexing McCarry Woods and Middle School.
  • Mabton in Yakima County is annexing Waste Water and Cemetary (sic).
  • Pullman in Whitman County is annexing Mary’s Park.
  • Raymond in Pacific County is annexing Tree Farm.
  • Rock Island in Douglas County is annexing Port Annexation.
  • Soap Lake in Grant County is annexing Ord #1090 (correction).
  • Tacoma in Pierce County is annexing Ord #26653 (correction) and Anderson.
  • Tonasket in Okanogan County is annexing Corso.
  • University Place in Pierce County is annexing Res #235.
  • Wenatchee in Chelan County is annexing Schnibbe/North Road.
  • White Salmon in Klickitat County is annexing Dry Creek.

Additional information, including location codes and ordinance numbers, is available on the Department of Revenue annexations webpage.

To determine whether or not the annexations will impact sales and use tax in the annexed areas, please contact the respective city planning departments.

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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.