The City of Snoqualmie requires a business license and Business & Occupation tax filing for businesses that operate in, engage in, or practice any business in Snoqualmie city limits.
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The City of Snoqualmie requires a business license for businesses that operate in, engage in, or practice any business in Snoqualmie city limits.
Businesses located within Snoqualmie city limits must have a City of Snoqualmie business license. The license must be posted at the place of business. The fee for a Snoqualmie business license is determined by the number of employees working inside Snoqualmie city limits. Use FileLocal to apply.
Businesses not located within Snoqualmie city limits, but do business in Snoqualmie (such as contractors, sub-contractors, suppliers, and other vendors), are also required to have a Snoqualmie business license. Any person or business whose annual gross receipts within the City of Snoqualmie are $2,000 or less and who does not maintain a place of businesses in Snoqualmie are eligible for a city business license at no cost. Use FileLocal to apply.
Business licenses expire each December 31. Fees are not pro-rated or refundable. A license is non-transferable. A new owner requires a new license.
Renewal notices for business licenses will be mailed at the end of December each year. Notices are not due until February 1, making January a grace period.
Temporary business licenses are required for sales during special events, for roadside sales, and some other cases. Door-to-door sales require completion of the temporary business license. In both cases, please submit a temporary business license application and payment to Debbie Kinsman at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to Debbie Kinsman, City of Snoqualmie, PO Box 987, Snoqualmie, WA 98065.
Business & Occupation Taxes
The filing schedules is as follows:
Requests for B&O Tax Deferment Due to COVID-19
We recognize the financial challenges local businesses are experiencing due to the COVID-19 crisis, earlier state shutdown, and current Phase 1 restrictions. If your business has been impacted, the city will temporarily defer or extend payment for B&O taxes while you work toward financial stability.
If the viability of your business would benefit from this, please contact Debbie Kinsman at email@example.com or call her at 425-324-5158 Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to noon.
425-324-5158 or 425-888-1555
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. – noon