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Where does the money collected for sales tax go?
Sales tax of 8.5% is collected within City limits. This tax is distributed to eight different entities:

6.5% State
0.85% City of Mount Vernon
0.15% Skagit County
0.4% PTBA (Skagit Transit)
0.3% Public Safety (Jail) – Effective 1/1/2014
0.1% Criminal Justice (distributed to Cities and County based on population)
0.1% Skagit 911
0.1% Skagit County Mental Health
Sales Tax Distribution

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