Doing Business in the City of Tacoma
City License and Tax Information
|Contact:||Tax & License Department|
|City Business License|
|Is license required?||Yes | Apply online|
|What is the fee?||Based on gross income.|
|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 Tax||Find your sales tax rate|
|County Information||Pierce County|
Apply for a license on-line
- Many localities let you apply for a business license using the State of Washington Business Licensing Service.
- Residents of Bellevue, Everett, Seattle, and Tacoma may use the FileLocal website.
Licensing requirements can change periodically. You should confirm your requirements as you go through the application process.
Send updates or corrections for this data to email address: general(at)awcnet.org