Treasury

The Treasurer is responsible for management of investments; banking and cash receipts; LID payments; taxes; and accounts receivable. This work group also provides receptionist services at City Hall.

2017-2018 City of Lynnwood Revenues

2017-2018 Revenue Chart

The City of Lynnwood has an admissions tax of .05 for each ticket sold.  For more information please see our Lynnwood Municipal Code 3.43 Admissions Tax

 Please fill out the attached form and mail or deliver check to:

City of Lynnwood

Treasurer's Division

19100 44th Ave W.

Lynnwood, WA 98036

Admissions-Tax-Quarterly-Report-Form.pdf(PDF, 435KB)

Any city or town. The authority of cities and towns to impose the tax derives from their general authority to impose excise taxes on businesses doing business within their boundaries.

Please see Lynnwood Municipal Code 3.41 Utility Taxes for more information. 

If you are a business please fill out the Utility User's Tax Return form below:

Pay by either check or cash.  Please bring in your form or mail it along with the check to:

City of Lynnwood

Treasurer's Division

19100 44th Ave W.

Lynnwood, WA 98036

Utility-Tax-Form.pdf(PDF, 917KB)

State law authorizes cities and counties to tax gambling activities. RCW 9.46.110 sets the maximum rates at which cities, towns, and counties may tax gambling activities. The maximum rates vary depending on whether the gambling activity is conducted by commercial stimulant operators (i.e., for-profit businesses) or by charitable or nonprofit organizations.

Please see LMC 10.30 Lynnwood Municipal Code for additional information.

Pay by either check or cash.  Please bring in your form or mail it along with the check to:

City of Lynnwood

Treasurer's Division

19100 44th Ave W.

Lynnwood, WA 98036

 

Gambling-Tax-Quarterly-Report-Form-updated.pdf(PDF, 205KB)

The 2020 City of Lynnwood sales tax rate is currently at 10.5%. Below is a breakdown of where your sales tax dollars go. You’ll see that the City of Lynnwood receives 9.5 cents for every $1.00. Additionally, the Transportation Benefit District of the City of Lynnwood receives 1 cent for every $1.00, which was approved by Lynnwood voters in 2016. This sales tax, goes to fund transportation projects such as paving, chip sealing, sidewalks, traffic enhancements and other capital projects.

 Sales Tax Dollar Bill Graphic

LMC 3.40 Lynnwood Municipal Code SALES OR USE TAX

The 2020 City of Lynnwood property tax levy rate is $0.57 per $1,000 of assessed value (AV). From the dollar bill below, you’ll see that .06 cents of every dollar goes to the City of Lynnwood to fund your city services such as police, roads, parks, drinking water, sewer, etc.

After the formation of the South Snohomish County Fire & Rescue Regional Fire Authority, the City of Lynnwood’s general property tax levy rate went from $1.73 per $1,000 AV, down to $0.57 per $1,000 AV as the city was no longer funding fire and emergency medical services.

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