Who We Are
We are proactive Tax Accountants working to minimize your Federal & State tax. We provide strategies & structures that allow you to keep more of your money. Our services include Tax Preparation, Quickbooks Training, Bookkeeping, Business Valuation, Payroll & Small Business Consulting. Meeting locations near Tacoma, Puyallup, Federal Way, Auburn & Gig Harbor.
What We Do
It starts with tax preparation & bookkeeping. We build an understanding of your business and your finances. With this understanding, we offer year round consulting to reduce your future tax bill & guide your business to greater profitability.
Our clients contact us with every major transaction and change that affects their finances. We work with the professional team that you have in place or we will assist you in developing a team of the best professionals in the area.
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Tacoma City Tax Requirements for Small Business
License Requirements: All businesses that operate or solicit business in the city limits of Tacoma are required to get a Tacoma city business license. Additionally, businesses that do business with the city of Tacoma through contracts are required to get a Tacoma city business license. The cost of a Tacoma license is $80. The renewal fee is due by January 31. Businesses with gross income of less than $10,000 do not need to pay a fee.
Home based businesses are also required to obtain a home occupation license. The home occupation license is a one time fee of $75.
City of Tacoma – Application for Certificate of Registration
City of Tacoma – Annual Business License Application
City of Tacoma – Home Occupation Agreement
Business & Occupation Tax: The city of Tacoma is one of 39 cities in the state of Washington that has a business and occupation tax. All businesses that operate or solicit business in the city limits of Tacoma, or do business with the city of Tacoma through contract are required to file a business & occupation tax return. Business with gross income of less than $70,000 are not required to pay the tax.