Washington Sales Tax Rates: King County
King County, Washington Sales Tax Rate 2023 Up to 10.5%
While many counties do levy a countywide sales tax, King County does not. The Washington sales tax of 6.5% applies countywide. Some cities and local governments in King County collect additional local sales taxes, which can be as high as 4%.
Here's how King County's maximum sales tax rate of 10.5% compares to other counties around the United States:
- Higher maximum sales tax than 97% of Washington counties
- Higher maximum sales tax than 96% of counties nationwide
Tax Rates By City in King County, Washington
The total sales tax rate in any given location can be broken down into state, county, city, and special district rates. Washington has a 6.5% sales tax and King County collects an additional N/A, so the minimum sales tax rate in King County is 6.5% (not including any city or special district taxes). This table shows the total sales tax rates for all cities and towns in King County, including all local taxes.
|City||Sales Tax Rate||Tax Jurisdiction|
|Kent||10.2%||Auburn/King Special Tax Dist|
|Auburn||10.2%||Auburn/King Special Tax Dist|
|Bothell||10.5%||Bothell/Snohomish Special Tax Dist|
|Federal Way||10.1%||King Co Tr|
|Seattle||10.1%||King Co Tr|
|Mercer Island||10.1%||Mercer Island|
|North Bend||9%||North Bend|
|Woodinville||10.1%||King Co Tr|
|Pacific||10.2%||Auburn/King Special Tax Dist|
|Black Diamond||8.7%||Black Diamond|
|Ravensdale||8.7%||Kent Non Rta Sp|
|Federal Way||10.1%||Federal Way|
|Bothell||10.1%||Bothell/King Special Tax Dist|
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King County, Washington has a maximum sales tax rate of 10.5% and an approximate population of 1,633,613.
Sales tax rates in King County are determined by 30 different tax jurisdictions, Auburn/King Special Tax Dist, Bellevue, Black Diamond, Bothell/King Special Tax Dist, Bothell/Snohomish Special Tax Dist, Burien, Carnation, Covington, Duvall, Edmonds, Enumclaw, Federal Way, Issaquah, Kent, Kent Non Rta Sp, King, King Co Tr, Kirkland, Mercer Island, Mountlake Terrace, North Bend, Redmond, Renton, Seatac, Seattle, Shoreline, Snoqualmie, Tacoma, Tukwila and Woodinville.
Back to Washington Sales Tax Handbook Sales tax rates for King County are current as of September 2023