As Washington state’s primary licensing and tax collection agency, the Department of Revenue oversees about 60 different taxes. We administer Washington State’s Business and Occupation, Public Utility, and Sales and Use taxes. We also administer Timber, Cigarette and Tobacco, Real Estate, Leasehold, Estate, and many other tax programs. We:
Current key legislation projects include Washington’s Working Families Tax Credit and Capital Gains tax.
The Department of Revenue is headquartered in Tumwater, with public field offices in Bellingham, Bothell, Kent, Port Angeles, Richland, Seattle, Spokane, Tacoma, Wenatchee, Vancouver, and Yakima. We have approximately 1,100 employees, including a wide variety of professions such as agents, analysts, appraisers, attorneys, auditors, examiners, foresters, information technology specialists, and support staff.
Revenue is recognized nationally for its leadership, innovation, compliance, and quality customer service.