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Washington tax help, forms and answers to thousands of Washington tax questions. Handy summary of all Washington taxes, including corporate and individual Washington income taxes, credits, exemptions, deductions and more. Includes Washington estate, gift and inheritance tax, miscellaneous Washington taxes, pass-through entity treatment, payroll taxes, property taxes and Washington sales & use taxes.

Washington ranks #9 on the State Business Tax Climate Index (TaxFoundation.org).

Washington State Tax Summary (TaxGrams ™)
Corporate Taxes
   Rates & Brackets:
      None
   Loss Carry-back/fwd: 3 Years Back / 20 Years Forward (Unlimited)
   Throwback Sales?: N
   Foreign Tax Deductible?: N
   Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT): N
   Gross Receipts Tax: 0.484%
   Capital Stock (Net Worth) Tax?: N

Credits and Incentives
   Job Credits?: Y
   R&D Credits?: Y
   Investment Credits?: Y

Individual Taxes
   Rates & Brackets:
      None
   Local Option IT Rate: None
   Federal Inc used as Base?: N/A
   Standard Deductions: Single N/A / Joint N/A
   Personal Exemptions/Credits (c): Single N/A / Joint N/A / Dependent N/A
   Federal Tax Deductible?: N/A
   State Tax Deductible?: N/A
   Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT)?: N/A

Inheritance, Gift, Estate, Death Taxes
   Gift Tax?: N
   Estate Tax?: Decoupled
   Inheritance Tax?: N
   Generation-Skipping Tax?: N

Miscellaneous Taxes
   Gas Tax: 37.5 cents/gallon
   Diesel Tax: 37.5 cents/gallon
   Cigarette Tax: 202.5 cents/20 pack

Pass-through Entities
   LLC Pass-through Recognized?: Y
   S-Corp Pass-through Recognized?: Y

Payroll Taxes
   Unemployment Insurance Tax Index (TaxFoundation.org): #26

Property Taxes
   Median Tax Paid on Homes (Rank): $2,595 (#12)
   Median Value of Homes: $308,100
   Tax as % of Home Value (Rank): 0.84% (#25)
   Median Income of Homeowner: $73,724
   Tax as % of Income (Rank): 3.52% (#13)

Sales and Use Taxes
   State Rate: 6.5%
   County & City (Weighted Ave): 2.28%
   Combined State and Ave. Local Rates (Rank): 8.78% (#3)
   General Treatment of Services: Many Taxable
   Gas Exemption: Exempt
   Grocery Exemption: Exempt

 
 

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