Utility Occupation Licenses / Taxes

The taxes imposed are due and payable in quarterly installments.

  • Remittance shall be made on or before the 30th day of the month following the end of the quarterly period for which the tax accrues (due dates: January 30, April 30, July 30, and October 30).
  • Remittance shall be made to the City of Burlington finance director using the Utility Tax Remittance Form (PDF).

Tax Rates

Type of UtilityRates For Taxes Beginning February 1, 2013
Brokered Natural Gas Tax3%
Cell PhoneN/A
Electric Light and/or Power3%
Heat3%
PhoneN/A
Telecommunications6%
Water2%


Contact Information

For questions about taxes in the City of Burlington, please contact the Finance Department at 360-755-2377 or via our online form.