Whatcom County Washington Sales Tax Rate 2023 Washington Sales Tax Rates: Whatcom County


Whatcom County, Washington Sales Tax Rate 2023 Up to 8.8%

Whatcom County Has No County-Level Sales Tax

While many counties do levy a countywide sales tax, Whatcom County does not. The Washington sales tax of 6.5% applies countywide. Some cities and local governments in Whatcom County collect additional local sales taxes, which can be as high as 2.3%.

Here's how Whatcom County's maximum sales tax rate of 8.8% compares to other counties around the United States:

  •   Higher maximum sales tax than 62% of Washington counties
  •   Higher maximum sales tax than 78% of counties nationwide
Last updated September 2023

Tax Rates By City in Whatcom 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 Whatcom County collects an additional N/A, so the minimum sales tax rate in Whatcom 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 Whatcom County, including all local taxes.

City Sales Tax Rate Tax Jurisdiction
Bellingham 8.8% Bellingham
Bellingham 8.8% Ferndale
Ferndale 8.8% Ferndale
Lynden 8.8% Lynden
Blaine 8.8% Blaine
Everson 8.6% Nooksack
Maple Falls 8.6% Whatcom Ptba
Custer 8.6% Whatcom Ptba
Deming 8.6% Whatcom Ptba
Sumas 8.6% Sumas
Point Roberts 8.6% Whatcom Ptba
Lummi Island 8.6% Whatcom Ptba
Nooksack 8.6% Nooksack
Acme 8.6% Whatcom Ptba

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Whatcom County, Washington has a maximum sales tax rate of 8.8% and an approximate population of 155,555.

Sales tax rates in Whatcom County are determined by seven different tax jurisdictions, Bellingham, Blaine, Ferndale, Lynden, Nooksack, Sumas and Whatcom Ptba.

  Back to Washington Sales Tax Handbook Sales tax rates for Whatcom County are current as of September 2023
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