The City of Federal Way Utility Tax Rebate Program offers rebates on certain utility taxes paid toward the following services: 

  • Water and sewer provided by Lakehaven Water and Sewer District
  • Solid waste removal provided by Waste Management
  • Gas and electric provided by Puget Sound Energy, 
  • Telephone, cellphone, or cable

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  • Gas ($20)
  • Electric ($25)
  • Water ($15)


  • Sewer ($15)
  • Garbage ($15)
  • Telephone, cellphone, or cable ($10)

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  • Resident of the City of Federal Way 
  • Combined Annual Gross Household income is under 50% of the Area Median Income (AMI)
  • Household utilities were under your name

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Applications for the 2023 Utility Tax Rebate Program are accepted January 1 - May 30, 2024

To apply, provide the following information: 

  • 2023 Utility Tax Rebate application 
  • ONE copy of each utility bills (water, sewer, garbage, gas, electric, and telephone, cable or cellphone) paid in 2023. Each bill must show your name and home address
  • 2023 Tax Return Form 1040 
  • Two months of 2023 bank statements                               

Mail or drop off the complete packet to the address below. 

Federal Way City Hall
Finance Department – 2nd Floor
33325 8th Avenue South
Federal Way, WA 98003

If you have questions or need assistance, contact the Utility Tax Rebate line at 253-835-2506 or visit us at Federal Way City Hall.