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The Small Business Guide

The Small Business Guide provides helpful information, links to valuable resources, and outlines the steps for starting and operating a business in Washington State. The Small Business Guide is available in English, Spanish, Korean, and Chinese.

The Business Guide includes sections that will help you plan, run, grow, or close a business in Washington State.

Planning for a business

If you have thought about starting a business, here is a quick guide to help you get from idea to prelaunch. Learn more in PLAN ...

Starting a business

If you have decided to start a business, here are the necessary steps you need to take before launch day. Learn more in START...

Expanding into Washington State

If you want to expand your out-of-state business into Washington State, here's a quick guide to our state requirements. Learn more in OPEN...

Running a business

If you already have a company in Washington State, here's an explanation of your ongoing responsibilities & tax obligations. Learn more in RUN...

Growing a business

Here are a some resources that can help you expand your business. Learn more in GROW...

Close a business

If you've decided to close a business, here you will find out how to plan your exit. Learn more in CLOSE...

 

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