Business Licenses and Taxes
Business License Tax
Admission tax is added to the ticket price or other charge that attendees pay to enter entertainment venues or events in Seattle.
Use the Seattle Electronic Filing System (SELF) to file and pay your business license tax online.
Search the database for licensed Seattle businesses.
Gambling tax is paid on the revenue earned from bingo, raffles, pull-tabs, punch boards and amusement games.
Apply for a Seattle business license in person, online or by mail.
This site is intended to provide only an overview of recreational marijuana rules in Washington and Seattle.
Service Income Apportionment allows businesses to proportionately divide their taxes between multiple Washington cities in which they do business.
The utilities tax is applied to businesses that provide public utility services in Seattle.