Sales Tax Rates Increasing in Aberdeen, Stanwood Next Month

OLYMPIA, WA – June 7, 2013 – Local sales and use tax rates will change July 1 in the cities of Aberdeen and Stanwood.

The sales and use tax rate in Aberdeen will increase 0.13 percent to benefit transportation services. The tax increase will bring the new sales tax rate in Aberdeen to 8.53 percent.

The City of Stanwood will see a sales and use tax rate increase of 0.2 percent. The tax will be used for transportation services, and increase the Stanwood tax rate to 8.8 percent.

More information is available online at The Department encourages businesses to sign up for the sales tax rate change listserv at to get notices of future changes in local sales tax rates.