Seattle Electronic Filing System


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:

Using SELF To Store Past Tax Return Filing History?

Once the SELF site is replaced permanently by FileLocal, any past tax return filings stored on SELF will NOT be accessible. If you need copies of past tax returns, please make sure to access your account and print out any stored tax return documentation.

Account Logon
Please enter your User ID or Email Address, plus your password to log in.
User ID or Email: What about my Customer Number?