Sales tax rate to increase to 8.93% in the City of Aberdeen starting January 1, 2017

Sales tax rate to increase to 8.93% in the City of Aberdeen starting Jan. 1, 2017

Shoppers in the City of Aberdeen and unincorporated areas of Grays Harbor County will pay three-tenths of one percent more in sales and use tax starting January 1, 2017.  The new rate in Aberdeen will be 8.93%.  The new tax rate in unincorporated areas of Grays Harbor County and the cities of Cosmopolis, Elma, Hoquiam, McCleary, Montesano, Oakville, Ocean Shores & Westport will be 8.8%.

The increased sales tax will be used to support criminal justice and public safety.

The last time Grays Harbor County raised their local sales tax rate was in April 2014.

For more information visit Washington State Department of Revenue  http://dor.wa.gov

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