IRS Extends 2020 Tax Filing Date : The President has instructed the Treasury Department to allow individuals and businesses negatively affected by the coronavirus to defer their tax payments beyond the April 15 filing deadline. The IRS would also waive interest payments or other penalties for missing the deadline.

Excise Tax Filing Assistance: The Washington State Department of Revenue will work with businesses that cannot file or pay their excise taxes on time due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Affected businesses may qualify for filing extensions or penalty waivers. Learn more »

Small Business Administration (SBA): SBA will be providing up to $2 million in Disaster Assistance Loans for Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19. Learn more »

Export Voucher Program: The Washington State Department of Commerce Export Assistance Team is available to help companies that need vouchers to help pay for some of the costs for certain business needs. Find out if you are eligible »

B&O Tax: The Washington State Department of Revenue is allowing businesses to request a one-time, 24-month penalty waiver if you have not owed a late penalty in the last 24 months. Also, businesses can request a 30-day extension of B&O taxes without payment or 30+ days with deposit. For more information, call (360) 705-6705.
WA Small Business Development Center is offering no-change online webinars including multiple scheduled “Keeping the Lights On; a Business Resiliency Webinar”.  Learn more »