Doing Business in the City of Tacoma

City License and Tax Information

Contact information
City Name:Tacoma
Contact:Tax & License Department
Phone: (253) 591-5252
City Business License
Is license required?Yes
What is the fee? $80.00 or $40 for 1/2 year.
How often do I renew? Annual
Is the renewal less than original fee?Unknown
Are there additional requirements for a home-based business?Unknown
Are there other special types of licenses?
For example, tow truck, taxi or solicitor.
Contact the city
Local Business and Occupation Tax (B&O)Yes | Find your rates
Local Sales TaxFind your sales tax rate
Other Requirements
County Information Pierce County

Use the information on this page to determine what the licensing requirements are for this city.

Licensing requirements can change periodically. You should confirm your requirements as you go through the application process.

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