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By David Pan 

Yes, you're paying a bit more in sales tax, 10.6%


Last updated 5/4/2022 at 11:56am

If you’re wondering if you’re paying more in sales tax, the answer is: You are.

As The Beacon reported in December, the Snohomish County Council authorized using the authority granted in state law HB 1590 to increase the stock of affordable housing in Snohomish County.

Executive Dave Somers signed the ordinance. The increase started last month, and sales tax is now 10.6%, an increase 0.1%. The current tax includes 6.5% for the state – that number remains the same – and 4.1% for Mukilteo.

The increase amounts to 10 additional cents on a $100 purchase, or $1 on $1,000. It is expecte...

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