Utility Tax

Taxes Levied

In addition to requiring a business license for all entities that operate or conduct a utility inside city limits, per Blaine Municipal Code 3.19 a 6% tax is levied on the gross income derived from the following businesses:

  • Electric energy
  • Garbage or solid waste refuse
  • Natural gas
  • Telephone service, including but not limited to cellular and mobile telephone service
  • Television by cable

Quarterly Tax Due Dates

Quarterly Utility Tax Return Form (PDF)

Due Date
1st Quarter
April 30
2nd Quarter
July 31
3rd Quarter
October 31
4th Quarter
January 1