Mukilteo city license

Requirements and fees

General business license
Variable

The city of Mukilteo requires a license for all businesses located within city limits, or conducting business within city limits. If you are not sure if you will do business within the city limits, contact the city directly before you apply.

The license fee is determined by the gross annual income you earn within this city’s limits and number of employees (FTEs).

Method for calculating FTEs

Add up all the hours worked in a year by all employees (both full time and part time); who work in the city limits of Mukilteo, and divide by 2,080. Round fractions to the nearest whole number.

Origination fee:

Reported gross annual income License fee
   $0 through $5,000 $0
   Above $5,000 No employees - $100
1 through 3 employees - $150
4 or more employees - $150 + $60 per employee

Renewal fee:

Reported gross annual income License fee
   $0 through $5,000 $0
   Above $5,000 No employees - $100
1 through 3 employees - $150
4 or more employees - $150 + $60 per employee
Nonprofit businesses
$0

If you are a nonprofit business, you may be exempt from city fees. To qualify you must submit a copy of your business’ IRS 501(c) certificate with your application.

Origination fee: $0

Renewal fee: $0

Home businesses
Variable

If your business is in a residence within the city, you must comply with Mukilteo Municipal Code 5.04.015. For more information on home occupation requirements, contact the city directly.

The license fee is determined by the gross annual income you earn within this city’s limits and number of employees (FTEs).

Method for calculating FTEs

Add up all the hours worked in a year by all employees (both full time and part time); who work in the city limits of Mukilteo, and divide by 2,080. Round fractions to the nearest whole number.

Origination fee:

Reported gross annual income License fee
   $0 through $5,000 $0
   Above $5,000 No employees - $100
1 through 3 employees - $150
4 or more employees - $150 + $60 per employee

Renewal fee:

Reported gross annual income License fee
   $0 through $5,000 $0
   Above $5,000 No employees - $100
1 through 3 employees - $150
4 or more employees - $150 + $60 per employee
Non-resident businesses
Variable

If your business is operating within city limits, your license fee is determined by the gross annual income you earn within this city’s limits and number of employees (FTEs):

Method for calculating FTEs

Add up all the hours worked in a year by all employees (both full time and part time); who work in the city limits of Mukilteo, and divide by 2,080. Round fractions to the nearest whole number.

Origination fee:

Reported gross annual income License fee
   $0 through $5,000 $0
   Above $5,000 No employees - $100
1 through 3 employees - $150
4 or more employees - $150 + $60 per employee

Renewal fee:

Reported gross annual income License fee
   $0 through $5,000 $0
   Above $5,000 No employees - $100
1 through 3 employees - $150
4 or more employees - $150 + $60 per employee
Businesses exempt from city licensing

Your business may be exempt from getting a city business license. For more information, please contact the city directly.

Apply for a city license

State tax registration $0
Registering your business name as a trade name $5
Business license application fee Variable

Online

Need help?
Setting up your business licensing and tax account
How to add a city license endorsement


By mail

Complete the following and mail to:

Business License Application and City Addendum

Business Licensing Service
P.O. Box 9034
Olympia, WA 98507-9034