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Sales tax going up on April 1 in most of county

Sales tax going up on April 1 in most of county

The retail sales tax in most of Okanogan County—including Twisp and Winthrop—is going up by four-tenths of 1 percent (0.004) starting April 1. The increase, to fund the voter-approved Public Transportation Benefit Area, will bring the sales tax to 8.2 percent in Twisp, Winthrop and the city of Okanogan. In unincorporated areas of the county...

Inslee proposes $200 million for education by tying up loopholes

OLYMPIA — Governor Inslee proposed closing tax loopholes to generate nearly $200 million in funding for Washington’s public schools during a news conference in Olympia on Jan. 28. According to Inslee, Republican leaders have said they will resist …

Taxable business property lists due

The annual itemized list of personal property used in a business, ranch or farm is due to the Okanogan County assessor. State law requires all businesses to submit a list of all taxable personal property, including desks and chairs, computers and cash registers, camera security systems, beds and furniture used in nightly rentals, farm machinery...

Twisp adopts 1 percent tax hikes

The Twisp Town Council has approved 1 percent increases in the property tax levies for the Town of Twisp and for the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) district. Aero Methow Rescue Service contracts with the EMS district to provide emergency medical care in Twisp. The EMS levy generated $43,763 in revenue this year. The dollar amount...