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[income tax]

Got a question about income tax?

Washington doesn't have an income
tax, but state residents can deduct
sales tax from their federal tax returns.


[Sales tax rate changes]

How sales tax rate changes affect cash-basis retailers

Cash-basis retailers should report unpaid customer billings during the last filing period before the tax rate change date.

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Got a question about the RTA tax?

The Department of Licensing collects the RTA tax when you get or renew your vehicle license tabs.

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[Marijuana reform information (I-502)]

Taxes due on recreational marijuana

Find information on how taxes apply to marijuana businesses. More...

Find up-to-date information on recreational and medical marijuana in Washington State. More...

[Who owes use tax?]

Who owes use tax?
Maybe you!

If you've made purchases without paying Washington's sales tax, you may owe use tax. More...
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