Rural County Business & Occupation Tax Credit
Sales and Use Tax Exemption on Machinery & Equipment
For qualifying manufacturers, processors for hire, and manufacturers who perform research and development are not required to pay the sales or use tax on machinery and equipment used directly in the manufacturing or research and development process. Charges for labor and services for installing machinery and equipment are also not subject to the sales or use tax. Major distribution centers, over 200,000 sq. ft. also qualify for sales and use exemptions.
Education & Training Grants
Both Federal and State programs are available to help in recruitment and training of new workers.
Bioeconomy Development Opportunity Zone Rating
BDO Zone Designation: Lewis County, WA
The Lewis County, WA BDO Zone for woody biomass is rated ‘AA.’ Quantities of wood fiber required for large-scale bio-projects are available at low risk due in part to the advanced quality and capacity of supply chain equipment and personnel.
.09 Rural Economic Development Fund
This is the only document required for submission
Once the grant is approved, the attached documents will be required. Download reference files below.
- Project budget sheet: Grantees will be asked to fill this out once annually.
- Project Scope Distressed: Grantees to submit this as part of the grant agreement.
- Project Status Report: Grantees will be required to submit this with each reimbursement request.
- Reimbursement worksheet: Grantees will be required to submit this with each reimbursement request.
An excellent state program to provide loan and grant funding for public improvements needed to serve industry.
Sales and Use Tax Deferral for Manufacturers
Provide us with copies of your recent utility bill and we will provide a competitive analysis of costs in our area.