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Washington State Sales Tax Rate Changes, October 2015


 Local sales tax rates in Washington, October 2015.

Update: The Washington Department of Revenue has released local sales and use tax rate changes for car dealers and leasing companies, which reflect the Tumwater rate change.

Retailers doing business in Washington State take note: a local sales tax rate change has been announced for October 1, 2015.

South of the state capital of Olympia, the City of Tumwater is creating a new Transportation Benefit District (TBD). As a result, sales and use tax within the City of Tumwater will increase by two-tenths of one percent (0.002). The new local rate will be 2.4% and the new combined state and local rate will be 8.9%.

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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.