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SELF

Seattle Electronic Filing System

FILELOCAL REPLACING SELF – ACTION REQUIRED!

The Seattle Electronic Filing System (SELF) is being replaced with a new tax and license portal. FileLocal will be the sole online filing system used by the City of Seattle’s License and Tax Administration. This is a new and exciting change that will create a more efficient way of filing and paying taxes and licenses. Please take the time NOW to register on FileLocal and begin using the new portal. You can register at: https://www.filelocal-wa.gov.

  • Apply for a Seattle Business License
We accept MasterCard for payment of a new license. We accept Visa for payment of a new license. We accept Electronic Payments from your checking account for payment of a new license.
  • Renew Business Licenses
We accept MasterCard for payment of license renewals. We accept Visa for payment of license renewals. We accept Electronic Payments from your checking account for payment of license renewals.
  • File and Pay Seattle Business License Tax, Occupation Utility Tax,
    Commercial Parking Tax, Admission Tax and Gambling Tax.
We accept MasterCard for payment of these taxes and fees. We accept American Express for payment of these taxes and fees. We accept Electronic Payments from your checking account for payment of these taxes and fees.
  • Update Business Information
New!
  • City of Seattle Business License Fee Has Increased

If you have never registered for any of the above online, please register here.

If you have previously registered, login here.

Important: You will have 20 minutes to complete each page. For security, you will be logged out if you have not completed each page within this time frame.