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Local sales tax rates increase April 1, 2014


Mar 07, 2014

Local sales and use tax rates will increase in Okanogan County starting April 1, 2014.

In areas of Okanogan County within the Public Transportation Benefit Area (PTBA), the sales and use tax rate will go up four-tenths of one percent to pay for transportation purposes.

Not all cities or the unincorporated areas in Okanogan County are included in the PTBA. The new combined sales and use tax rate for the unincorporated areas of the transportation benefit area, Brewster, Conconully, Omak, Oroville, Pateros, Riverside and Tonasket will be 8.1 percent.

The new combined rate for the city of Okanogan, Twisp and Winthrop is increasing to 8.2 percent.

Businesses within the unincorporated areas of the transportation area must report sales tax collection to a new location code.


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