Tax and Licensing

Contact Information
Tax and License Division
Renton, WA 98057


The City of Renton Tax and License Division strives to provide accurate, efficient and responsive services to the business community, taxpayers and city government to ensure a fair, equitable, and safe business environment in the city. FILE ONLINE (

The Tax & License Division is open for in person services Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. We are also available by phone or email. All filings, renewals and license registration applications can be completed online at

B&O Tax Rate Change Beginning Jan. 1, 2023

Graphic reminding peple that the B&O Tax rate increases on January 1, 2023Current Tax Rate for 2022 Revenue and Before

  • Retailing .00050

  • Non-Retailing .00085

New Tax Rate for 2023 Revenue and After

  • Retailing .00070

  • Non-Retailing .00121

Those subject to B&O tax will see an increase beginning in 2023. There is no change to the annual taxable revenue threshold of $500K. More information can be found at

For revenue generated in 2022 and before, the old tax rates will be used.
For revenue generated in 2023 and after, the new tax rates will be used.

Tax Workshops

B&O outreach events will be held at City Hall in the fall of 2022 to answer questions, meet our tax team and discuss business-specific scenarios. Space is limited; please email or call to reserve your spot. 

All workshops will be held on the 7th Floor in Conference Room 726.

Wednesday September 21, 2022
10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Wednesday October 19, 2022
10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Wednesday November 23, 2022
10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

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