Business & Occupation Tax

12/28/2020 update: Annual and 4th quarter tax forms, as well as business license renewal notices, were recently mailed. We ask for your patience as mail delivery may be slower during the holidays. You may use the FileLocal tax portal to renew your business license, file tax returns, and make tax payments.


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.