Strengthening Communities and Growing Washington's Economy
The Opportunity Zone program included in the U.S. Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 provides incentives for businesses to invest in lower-income areas. The application period for communities to apply for this designation is now open.
Low-Income Energy Assistance
Choose Washington NMA Council announces leadership: Dr. Noel Schulz and Former WSLC President Rick Bender to serve as co-chairs
As the Boeing Company considers the business case for a potential New Mid-Market Airplane, Council co-chairs will help make Washington’s case as the best place for industry investment – growing aerospace businesses and sustaining jobs for generations of workers
Washington Retirement Marketplace offers small business owners and individuals a simple way to shop for state-verified, low-fee retirement savings plans
Commerce announced today the nation’s first online portal where businesses and individuals can comparison shop for low-cost, state-verified retirement savings plans.
Commerce is now accepting applications from communities interested in being designated as Opportunity Zones so they can offer tax incentives for economic development.