City Taxes

Overview
Marysville collects general taxes from businesses primarily through special local taxes on specific types of business activity including the utility tax, gambling tax and admissions tax.

Snohomish County, Washington state and other jurisdictions collect other taxes, including property taxes; sales taxes and lodging, leasehold and real estate excises.

How Taxing Works
Businesses will receive a single property tax bill from Snohomish County, which collects the property tax for all governmental entities in the county. Property in Marysville is taxed by a combination of some (but not all) of the following jurisdictions:
  • City of Marysville
  • Lake Stevens School District
  • Lakewood School District
  • Marysville Fire District/Regional Fire Authority
  • Marysville School District
  • State School Fund
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Snohomish County
  • Sno-Isle Library
  • Hospital District

General Taxing Authority Available to the City of Marysville

Property Tax**^

Sub-Tax Category 2021 Marysville Imposed Rate City Maximum Allowed by Law
Regular* $1.08 $3.60
Special Voted EMS* $0.50 $0.50

*Depends on other taxing districts; such as Library, Fire Schools
**Assess as levy rate per $1,000 of assessed value
^Estimate

Sales Tax

Sub-Tax Category 2021 Marysville Imposed Rate City Maximum Allowed by Law
Regular 0.85% 0.85%
Criminal Justice 0.10% 0.10%
Public Safety 0.10% 0.10%
Transit None 0.30%
TBD 0.20% 0.20%
Combined Sales Tax 1.25% 1.55%
Total County/State Sales Tax Assessed 8.5%  
Total City/County/State Sales Tax Assessed 9.3%  

Business & Occupation Tax***

Sub-Tax Category 2021 Marysville Imposed Rate City Maximum Allowed by Law
Regular*** None 0.20%

***State assesses a State Business & Occupation Tax

Utility Tax

Sub-Tax Category 2021 Marysville Imposed Rate City Maximum Allowed by Law
Telephone 6.00% 6.00%
Electric & Gas 5.00% 6.00%

Leasehold

Sub-Tax Category 2021 Marysville Imposed Rate City Maximum Allowed by Law
City Assessed 4.00% 4.00%
City/County/State Tax Assessed 12.84%  

Gambling Tax

Sub-Tax Category 2021 Marysville Imposed Rate City Maximum Allowed by Lax
Bingo & Raffles 5.00% 7.50%
Amusement Games 2.00% 2.00%
Punch Boards/Pull Tabs 5.00% 5.00%
Card Rooms 20.00% 20.00%

Cable TV/Franchise Fee

Sub-Tax Category 2021 Marysville Imposed Rate City Maximum Allowed by Law
Contract-based 5.00% 5.00%

Admissions Tax

2021 Marysville Imposed Rate City Maximum Allowed by Law
5.00% 5.00%

Hotel/Motel Tax

2021 Marysville Imposed Rate City Maximum Allowed by Law
2.00% 2.00%

Real Estate Excise Tax

Sub-Tax Category 2021 Marysville Imposed Rate City Maximum Allowed by Law
  0.25% 0.25%
2nd Quarter 0.25% 0.25%
City/County/State Tax Assessed 1.78%