Washington State Taxes

And still they want more and more and more…


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Gross Receipts Taxes


Washington State Business and Occupation Tax Collection



2018 – 4,156,327,000

2017 – 3,826,274,000

2016 – 3,633,250,000

2015 – 3,388,542,000

2014 – 3,250,359,000

2013 – 3,311,594,000

2012 – 3,130,753,000

2011 – 3,014,373,000

2010 – 2,577,618,000

2005 – 2,269,105,000

2000 – 1,854,948,000

1995 – 1,590,477,000

1990 – 1,085,009,000


Want to know how much money Washington State has been collecting from Business & Occupation Taxes alone, over the past several years? Here are the numbers.


Total Washington State Tax Receipts
Collected per Year



2018 – $23,885,518,000

2017 – $22,043,170,000 (Trump Presidency Begins)

2016 – $20,369,676,000

2015 – $18,723,684,000

2014 – $17,783,750,000

2013 – $17,027,697,000 (Jay Inslee Governorship Begins)

2012 – $16,158,504,000 (Obama Re-Elected)

2011 – $16.013,481,000

2010 – $15,122,921,000

2009 – $15,605,513,000

2008 – $16,961,437,000 (Obama Presidency Begins)

2007 – $16,857,726,000 (US economy starts to melt down)

2006 – $16,961,437,000

2005 – $16,857,726,000 ( Christine Gregoire Governorship Begins)

2004 – $13,072,705,000

2003 – $12,198,757,000

2002 – $11,929,208,000

2001 – $11,958,123,000

2000 – $11,869,596,000 (Bush Presidency Begins)

1997 (Gary Locke Governorship Begins)

Updated: February 8, 2020 — 11:58 pm

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