Business & Occupation Tax

5/14/2020 Update:

If your business was impacted by COVID-19, and you are submitting your 2020 Quarter 1 tax form after the April 30 due date, you may apply for a waiver of penalty and interest. The City has extended the deadline to file your taxes without interest or penalty provided your waiver application is submitted and your taxes are filed and paid by the dates below.

  • Businesses making over $250,000 in gross receipts will have until July 31 to file their quarterly taxes without the assessment of penalties and interest.

  • Businesses earning less than $250,000 in gross receipts will have until October 31 to file their quarterly taxes without the assessment of penalties and interest.

To apply for a waiver of penalties and interest, click here for the COVID-19 Q1 B&O Tax Interest and Penalties Waiver Request Form.

The City of Everett Business and Occupation Tax (B&O) is based on the gross receipts of your business. If you don’t yet have an Everett business license, visit our Business License page to learn how to obtain one.

To apply for a business license or file your taxes online by credit card or ACH debit, please visit File local Opens in new window

  1.  Tax Guide
  2. Tax Forms
  3. Tax Rate
  4. Voluntary Disclosure
  5. Due Dates
  6. Other Taxes

Everett Business Tax Guide (PDF)

This guide includes information about how to file and pay your taxes, regulatory licenses and other helpful hints.

Additional Tax Forms

The City of Everett B&O taxes are governed by Everett Municipal Code Chapter 3.24.