Sales tax to increase in Lacey, Chehalis, and Garfield County

OLYMPIA – June 14, 2017 – Consumers in the cities of Lacey and Chehalis, and Garfield County will pay more sales tax on their purchases starting Saturday, July 1.

Consumers in the city of Lacey will pay a sales and use tax rate of 8.9 percent. The new sales tax rate includes a two-tenths of one percent increase to help pay for transportation services.

Shoppers in the city of Chehalis will pay an 8.2 percent sales and use tax rate. That new sales tax rate includes a two-tenths of one percent increase to help pay for a new transportation benefit district.

The sales tax rate in Garfield County, including the city of Pomeroy, will increase by four-tenths of one percent to a new rate of 7.9 percent to help pay for transportation services.

Revenue provides a mobile app for iOS and Android users to find the right sales tax in any location around the state. Download the version from Revenue’s website: Tax Rate Mobile.

To read more about the rate changes, visit Revenue’s local tax rate page.


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