Tax Information

The City of Moses Lake does not bill or collect taxes. Property taxes are assessed and collected by the County. Sales tax, hotel / motel tax, and franchise taxes are collected by local businesses and remitted to the state. Utility taxes are a portion of the utility bill which is billed monthly.

If you have any questions about these or other taxes, contact the Finance Department at 509-764-3717.

Current Tax Rates

  • Hotel / Motel Tax - 4 percent
  • Sales Tax - 8.4 percent