Washington Business License

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General Business License Requirements for Washington.

Business licenses are often required of business entities, regardless of their products and services. This page provides an overview of business license requirements in Washington.

Washington Business License

Agency:Washington Department of Revenue
Law:

RCW § 19.02.070.

Notes:

You need a license if you meet 1 or more of the following criteria: 

Initial Registration

Form:

Business License Application

Filing method:

Mail or online

Agency fee:

$19

Registration Renewal

Form:

Business License Application

Filing method:

Mail or online

Agency fee:

$19

Due:

Only after changes or updates to the business.

Penalties:

Late license renewal fee.

Renewal Not Required

Due:

One year after the initial registration.

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