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9611 SE 36th Street
Mercer Island, WA 98040
Phone: 206.275.7783
Fax: 206.275.7787
Email: mifinance@mercergo. . .
Hours: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm (Mon - Fri)
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Sales Tax Rates

The total general sales tax rate for Mercer Island is 10.0%.  The majority of that amount (6.5%) goes to the State of Washington.  The remainder is distributed to various local jurisdictions as detailed below.  The City of Mercer Island receives only 0.85% on each taxable sale occurring on the Island.  So, for every $100 spent on Mercer Island, the City receives $0.85.

An additional 0.5% sales tax applies to food and beverages sold by restaurants and taverns to pay for the debt service on Safeco Field. 
 

Jurisdiction Tax Rate Tax Amount on a $100 Purchase
State 6.50% $6.50
Local    
  King County 1.15% $1.15
  Regional Transit 1.40% $1.40
  City of Mercer Island 0.85% $0.85
  Criminal Justice 0.10% $0.10
Total General Sales Tax 10.00% $10.00



Additional information can be found on the Washington State Department of Revenue website.

 



 

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