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Washington annexations, October 2016


 Annexations often spark sales tax rate changes.

Numerous cities in the State of Washington are growing, annexing neighboring areas and thereby expanding their boundaries. Beginning October 1, 2016, sales and use tax rates in the annexed areas may change.

The following cities are imposing annexations:

  • George, Grant County
  • Colfax, Whitman County
  • Leavenworth, Chelan County (several annexations)
  • Moses Lake, Grant County
  • Spokane, Spokane County
  • Redmond, King County
  • Pasco, Franklin County

For additional information, please see the Washington Department of Revenue.

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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.