The City of Springfield collects the following taxes as authorized by the Springfield Municipal Code. A description of each tax, as well as a link providing further detail, is provided below.
Occupation and Utility Tax
The Occupation and Utility Tax is levied pursuant to the laws of the State of Washington. See Springfield Municipal Code Chapter 5.44, Occupation Tax, for further information.
An Admissions Tax is levied upon each person who pays an admissions charge to any specified place. The person, firm, or corporation receiving payment for admissions, on which a tax is levied, shall collect and remit that tax to the City. See Springfield Municipal Code Chapter 3.28, Admissions Tax, for further information.
Admissions Tax Return Form
Cable Service Tax
A Cable Service Tax is levied upon each person engaged in or carrying on the business of constructing, operating and maintaining a cable subscriber system or cable modem service for television, radio and other audio-visual electrical signal distribution. See Springfield Municipal Code Chapter 5.44, Occupation Tax, for further information.
A Gambling Tax is levied on all persons, associations, and organizations who engage in specified gambling activities. See Springfield Municipal Code Chapter 9.3, Gambling, for further information.
Gambling Tax Return Form
Garbage Collection Tax
A Garbage Collection Tax is levied and shall be collected upon every person engaged in, or carrying on, the business of a garbage collection service. See Springfield Municipal Code Chapter 5.48, Garbage Collection Tax, for further information.
Each cable communications system grantee shall pay the City a franchise fee. See Springfield Municipal Code Chapter 5.60, Cable Communications Systems, for information concerning cable franchises and franchise fees.
Local Sales and Use Tax
For information on State of Washington local sales and use tax rates, follow this link.