Washington

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By the Numbers

Personal Income Tax Features (2015)
Range of Tax Rates N/A
Standard Deduction
  • N/A
  • Personal Exemption N/A
    Dependent Exemption N/A
    Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Provides an EITC contingent on funding
  • No broad based personal income tax
  • Corporate Income Tax Features (2015)
    Range of Tax Rates N/A
    Income Level at Which Top Rate Applies N/A
    Combined Reporting N/A
    Apportionment Factor (Payroll) N/A
    Apportionment Factor (Property) N/A
    Apportionment Factor (Sales) N/A
    Sales Tax Features (2015)
    State Sales Tax Rate 6.50%
    Average Local Sales Tax Rate 2.40%
    Average Combined State & Local Sales Tax Rate 8.90%
    State Sales Tax Treatment of Groceries Exempt
    Local Sales Tax Treatment of Groceries Exempt
    Number of Services Taxed 158 out of 168 surveyed (2007)
    Streamlined Sales Tax Membership Full
  • Sales tax applies to digital goods and services
  • Property Tax Features (2015)
  • Does not provide a meaningful homestead exemption or circuit breaker for non-elderly taxpayers.
  • Other Tax & Revenue Features (2015)
    Gasoline Tax Rate (per gallon) $0.375
    Diesel Tax Rate (per gallon) $0.375
    Cigarette Tax Rate (per pack) $3.025
    Estate or Inheritance Tax Yes
    Net Lottery Sales Per Capita $68 (2010)
    Tax Policy Oversight
    Tax Expenditure Report Yes
    Tax Incidence Analysis Capability Multiple taxes

    Last updated January 13, 2015