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Utility Tax Rebate Program


Utility Tax Rebate Program

Program Details

The Federal Way 2021 Utility Tax Rebate program is for low-income citizens.  The application period opens January 1, 2022 and closes May 30, 2022.  Please see the instructions, information, eligibility, and application for the program. 


City Council passed ordinance 21-917 on June 15th, 2021 that adjusted the rebate for 2021 amount to a flat amount paid on gas ($20), electric ($25), water ($15), sewer ($15), garbage ($15), telephone, cellphone, or cable ($10).  

Other changes to the utility tax rebate program ordinance included:

  • Expanded eligibility: Fixed-amount assistance for all ages of low-income residents in Federal Way meeting income requirements.
  • Less documentation needed: Only providing one month of each utility bill with proof of payment, address, name, and utility tax amount will be required.

City Hall is open to in-person customer service or you may contact us at (253) 835-2506,

Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. with questions.


2021Tax Rebate Program Flyer for 2022