Taxes & City Finances
Property tax and sales tax are the dominant income sources for the city's General Fund, which provides the most traditionally recognized local government services. Lacey receives .85 cents of every dollar of retail sales tax collected (or sourced) within the city limits. To learn more about retail sales tax, visit the Washington State Department of Revenue website.
* Based on city sales tax average of 9.4%
** 0.2 cents of local option sales tax is attributed to the Lacey Transportation Benefit District
*** For sales sourced to unincorporated areas, counties receive the full 1 cent