Gambling Taxes

Tax Rates

The city levied a tax upon all persons, associations, and organizations who conduct or operate gambling activities within the City of Burlington and who have been duly licensed by the Washington State Gambling Commission to conduct or operate such gambling activities. This tax shall be paid on the following gambling activities in the following respective amounts:

Type of GamblingTax Rate
Bingo and Raffle Games5%
Card Games5%
Punchboard or Pull Tab8%

Payment Due Dates

All gambling revenues are due and payable in quarterly installments. Remittance along with the Gambling Tax Remittance Form (PDF) shall be made to the city on or before the last day of the month that succeeds the quarterly period in which the tax is accrued (January 31, April 30, July 31, and October 31 of each year).

Contact Information

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