Reach the Tax Division


400 W. Gowe St.

Kent, WA 98032

City Taxes

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The tax dollars collected below fund important City services.

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File & Forms


Business & Occupation Tax Business and Occupation Tax

The City adopted a Business and Occupation (B&O) tax effective January 1, 2013. All businesses that conduct business activities in Kent, whether located within or outside Kent city limits, are subject to the City’s tax.

Visit the B&O webpage for detailed information.


Utility Tax

Utility Tax 

Utility Tax (Form)

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Gross receipts tax based on the gross income derived from engaging in certain business activities.
See Kent City Code Chapter 3.18 or visit Utility Tax for detailed information.

Admissions Tax
Admissions Tax (Form)

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Admission tax is collected whenever there is a charge for admission to any place or event for entertainment or recreation within the City of Kent limits.

See Kent City Code 3.26.010 for detailed information.


Gambling Tax
Gambling Tax (Form)
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Any person, corporation, association, organization or charitable or nonprofit organization intending to conduct any gambling activity must register for gambling activity.
See Kent City Code Chapter 3.21for detailed information.

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