City of Seattle B&O Tax Deferment Information

City of Seattle

King County
U.S. CITIzens and residents
King County
Coming Soon

The Department of Finance and Administrative Services (FAS) will defer business and occupation (B&O) tax collections for eligible business owners, allowing small business owners increased flexibility during a period of financial duress caused by the COVID-19 outbreak.


  • Businesses will have until late 2020 to pay their B&O under this plan
  • The City estimates that 20,000 businesses could be eligible for this, based on B&O reporting
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  • Annual taxable income of $5 million or less
  • Currently pay City taxes on a quarterly basis
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For additional information on  B&O Tax Deferment please contact:

Phone: (206)684-8484



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