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Expand or Relocate to Washington
      

Washington Business Data

Relocate or Expand to Washington

WA business climate, manufacturer incentives, and advantages of local communities

Business Data for Washington


Population
6,664,195

Total Labor Force
3,628,484

Unemployment Rate
5.8%

# Manufacturers
6,472

Manufacturing Jobs
276,287

Right to Work
No

Unemp. Insurance Tax
0.52–6.03%


Manufacturing stats updated on 6/29/2016. All other data updated on 6/29/2016. IndustryNet is not responsible for errors or omissions.
 
Corporate Income Tax
None. State levies a Business and Occupancy (B&O) tax based on gross receipts. Rates vary depending on industry. The manufacturing B&O tax rate is .00484%.

Sales Tax
6.5%. Exemptions include: Manufacturing machinery & equipment; solar hot water equipment; renewable energy machinery & equipment; hog fuel and forest-derived biomass.

Property Tax
County assessors appraise industrial property at 100% of Fair Market Value according to the highest and best use of the property. Industrial machinery and equipment may be valued based on Industrial Valuation Tables published by the Department of Revenue. Exemptions include: Manufacturers of biodiesel/alcohol fuel; business inventories; intangible property.

Leading Mfg. Industries
(by # of employees)
19% Transportation equipment
16% Food and kindred products
11% Industrial machinery and equipment
7% Fabricated metal products
7% Lumber and wood products

Largest Mfg. Employers
(by # of employees)
Microsoft Corp. (Redmond) - 26,200
Boeing Commercial Airplane Co. (Everett) - 20,440
Boeing Co., The (Kent) - 5,500
Amazon.Com, Inc. (Seattle) - 4,000
Starbucks Corp. (Seattle) - 3,000
Terex Aerial Work Platforms (Redmond) - 3,000
 
Counties with the Most Mfg. Jobs
King - 151,085
Snohomish - 43,096
Spokane - 22,474
Pierce - 21,809
Clark - 16,276

Cities with the Most Mfg. Jobs
Seattle - 48,656
Redmond - 37,273
Everett - 29,680
Kent - 21,569
Spokane - 15,441

Mfg. Related Business Incentives
• Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund (BRLF)
• Rural Washington Loan Fund (RWLF)
• Forest Products Revolving Loan Fund
• Coastal Revolving Loan Fund/Technical Assistance
• Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) Float Loans
• Industrial Revenue Bonds
• Rural County/ Community Empowerment Zones (CEZ) Incentives including B&O Credits for New Employees in Manufacturing and R&D
• High Unemployment County Sales & Use Tax Deferral/Waiver for Manufacturing Facilities
• Biotechnology & Medical Device Manufacturing Sales & Use Deferral/Waiver
• High Technology B&O (Business and Occupation) Credit for R&D Spending
• Reduced B&O Tax Rate for Aerospace Business
• B&O Credit for Preproduction Development Expenditures
• Reduced B&O Tax Rate for Timber Extracting and Manufacturing
• Reduced B&O Tax Rate for Manufacturing Wood Biomass Fuel
• Reduced B&O Rate for Manufacturers of Semiconductor Materials
• Reduced B&O Rate for Manufacturers of Solar Energy Systems
• Reduced B&O Rate for Aluminum Smelting
• Main Street Tax Credit
• B&O Tax Deduction for Sale of Biofuels
• NEW: Innovation Partnership Zones (IPZs)

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