Other Seattle Taxes

Admission tax
Added to the ticket price or other charge that attendees pay to enter entertainment venues or events in Seattle.

Commercial parking tax
Added to the fee drivers pay to park in commercial parking lots.

Firearms and ammunition tax
Imposed on every person conducting retail sales of firearms or ammunition in the city of Seattle.

Gambling tax
Paid on the revenue earned from bingo, raffles, pull-tabs, punch boards and amusement games.

Heating oil tax - Delayed
Applied to the distributors of heating oil in the city of Seattle.

Payroll expense tax
Imposed on businesses with at least $7 million in payroll expense for the prior calendar year.

Property tax and sales tax
These are NOT Seattle taxes, see this page for links to state and county resources.

Sweetened beverage tax
Applied to sweetened-beverage distributions into Seattle.

TNC tax
Levied on TNC companies that arrange transportation for compensation by using online platforms.  

Utilities tax
Applied to businesses that provide public utility services.