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Puget Sound Transit Mobile Options!

December 20, 2022

Pierce Transit Launches Improved Mobile Ticketing Options in Transit App Any remaining products in customers’ Pass Wallets must be used before the end of…

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Puget Sound FBLA Looking for Judges!

December 20, 2022

Hello The Puget Sound (PS) Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Winter Regional Conference (WRC) is on Saturday, February 4, 2023, at Pacific Lutheran…

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Collecting Payroll Tax? (Updated)

December 24, 2021

Should I be collecting the payroll tax for WA Cares starting next week? That’s a question many employers are pondering. This is an important…

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Minimum Wage and Salaries

October 8, 2021

The Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) announced increases in minimum wage for Washington. The current minimum wage of $13.69 will increase by 80…

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Chamber Connections Cohort

July 23, 2021

Every Tuesday, join us for Chamber Connections Cohort (C3,) a networking benefit of chamber membership. Through the pandemic, we met virtually, but Edgewood City…

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Pause on Roadmap to Recovery

May 4, 2021

While we expected a new evaluation of movement between phases, the governor announced a pause on the roadmap to recovery. On April 16, Pierce…

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Restaurant Revitalization Fund

April 29, 2021

The SBA is offering a Restaurant Revitalization Fund to provide emergency assistance to qualifying businesses. Qualifying food establishments who have experienced revenue loss due…

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Upcoming Tax Increases

April 27, 2021

The 2021 Legislature adjourned on Sunday and we will likely see some upcoming tax increases. Capital Gains Tax The Legislature adopted Senate Bill 5096,…

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State of the Cities 2021

April 23, 2021

Do you wonder about the state of our cities in 2021? While you have a good idea of what the pandemic has done to…

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Vaccines at Tacoma Dome

April 22, 2021

Starting Tuesday, April 27, Covid vaccines will be available at the Tacoma Dome for drive thru or walk up service. Pierce County Department of…

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Paid Leave Tax Credit

April 21, 2021

Eligible employers can now receive a paid leave tax credit for allowing their workers paid time off for Covid vaccines. Small and midsize employers,…

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Short-term Extension of Property Tax

April 17, 2021

A short-term extension of property tax may be a bit of relief for certain businesses. Businesses that can show a loss of a quarter…

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