The King County food and beverage tax expired October 1, 2011.
What is the King County food and beverage tax?
It is a consumer tax on the sale of food and beverages sold by restaurants, taverns, and bars in King County
How do I pay the tax?
The tax is collected by the vendor and reported on the excise tax return.
What rate do I pay?
The rate is .005 and is in addition to retail sales tax.
What are the funds used for?
They are used to fund the professional baseball stadium in Seattle.