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.
||Tax Amount on a $100 Purchase
| King County
| Regional Transit
| City of Mercer Island
| Criminal Justice
|Total General Sales Tax
Additional information can be found on the Washington State Department of Revenue website.