Business

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Doing Business in Washington

Find information and requirements for planning, starting, running, and closing a business in Washington State. Do you need a license, business name, information about reporting revenue, paying taxes? It's all here!

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DemographicsNow

Access a variety of ready-to-use and customizable demographic data reports for entrepreneurs, students, or anyone who needs to identify cultural patterns or sociological trends in Demographics Now.

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ReferenceUSA

Find contact information, demographic details, and heat maps for U.S. businesses, residents & health care providers and Canadian businesses. Reference USA is much more than just a directory. Learn how to make full use of all the data by registering for a ReferenceUSA webinar via WebEx. *Please note: you may set up a personal account to save your searches, and be confronted with a web page warning you that it is unsafe. Don't worry; it is safe to proceed in this instance.

Gale Business Collection (formerly PROMT)

Research companies, the products and technologies they produce, and the markets in which they compete. Results include summaries and full text from business and trade journals, industry newsletters, newspapers, market research studies, news releases, and investment and brokerage firm reports.

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American Factfinder

Find community facts, housing, economic, and population census data, along with lots of tips for using the search tools.

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Craft3

Look for loans for small businesses in Washington and Oregon having trouble obtaining financing.

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