Dept of Revenue – Business Licensing Service will be unavailable tonight 09/19 from 8:00 pm to Wednesday 09/20 6:00 am. Annual reports will not be available during that time.

Veteran/Service Member Owned Business Information

Below are just a few resources for Veterans and Service Members looking for information about starting or running a business.

Veteran/Service Member Owned Business Registry - Veterans who served honorably and U.S. Active Duty, Reserve or National Guard Service Members are eligible for the registry. The Veteran or Service Member must control and own at least 51% of the business and the business must be legally operating in the State of Washington. There is no cost to register your business with the Veteran/Service Member Owned Business Registry.

Linked Deposit Program  - Up to 2% Interest Rate Reduction on Business Loans
The Washington State Veteran Linked Deposit Program improves access to capital for certified Veteran and Service Member owned business enterprises  by decreasing interest rates on small business  loans up to 2%!

Veterans Business Outreach Center - The Veterans Business Outreach Center delivers free business counseling and training to entrepreneurs who are members of the U.S. military community including veterans, service-disabled veterans, Reservists and Guard members, family members, and active-duty service members.