Gross Receipts Business & Occupation Tax

The City of Everett Business and Occupation Tax (B&O) is based on the gross receipts of your business. If your business location is outside the city limits of Everett, you are taxed only on revenues earned within the city.

If you do business in Everett, you must:

2017 4th Quarter and Annual Filing tax forms will be mailed the week of December 18th. Taxes and business license renewals are due January 31 to the PO box listed on the tax form (please send one check for taxes and renewal). 

Tax form information 

Tax returns will be mailed automatically. Please complete and return the tax form by the due date, even if no taxes are owed. If you do not return the tax form by the due date, penalties and interest will be assessed. To close your account, you must return your general business license and submit a written request. To request a tax form, please click here


Tax Rate

The present tax rate is 0.1% (0.001). This is multiplied by your gross receipts to compute your taxes due. 

Guidelines to follow

For additional information about B&O tax, please click here to view the

Everett Business Tax Guide.

Additional Forms:

Read the Code

Click here to read the Everett Municipal Code (EMC) for legal details about the Everett B&O tax (Section 3.24) .