The current retail sales tax rate for the City of Walla Walla is 8.9%, of which 6.5% goes to the state of Washington and the remainder stays in this region, including .2% which is earmarked for transportation improvements.
Property tax assessment and collection is managed by the County of Walla Walla. Approximately 25% of each property owner’s tax bill is distributed to cities to support libraries, parks and recreation, and emergency medical services.
The solid waste tax of 3.6% is a fee for solid waste collection, transfer, or disposal remitted to the state. It is not a sales tax.
Gambling and utility taxes are assessed to certain entities providing those services within the City of Walla Walla.