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Utility Tax Rebate Program


Utility Tax Rebate Program

Program Details

The Federal Way 2022 Utility Tax Rebate program is for low-income citizens.  The application period opens on January 1, 2023, and closes on May 30, 2023.  Please see the instructions, information, eligibility, and application for the program. 


City Council passed ordinance 21-917 on June 15th, 2021 that adjusted 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) 835-2527, Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. with questions.


2022 Tax Rebate Program Flyer for 2023