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King County Food and Beverage and Special Rental Car Taxes Expire October 1, 2011

Tax Development Oct 07, 2011

Effective October 1, 2011, King County restaurants, bars, and taverns will no longer be required to collect the additional .5% tax on food and beverage sales. In addition, rental car companies should not collect the extra 2% King County special car rental tax on rentals after September 30, 2011. Seattle and SeaTac, home of the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, are in King County.